Eczema Explained

Eczema, a term that comes from the Greek word ‘to boil over’ is often used interchangeably with dermatitis, derived from the Greek ‘derma’ meaning skin and ‘-itis’ meaning inflammation. Eczema is a very common condition with a spectrum of types and ways it can affect an individual. It is a chronic condition that is mainly associated with infancy or childhood. However, it can, and does, occur at any age, and usually has cycles of acute flare ups. It is important to highlight t