Conditions leading to skin diseases
Our skin acts as a protective shield for our organs, joints, bones, muscles and other body parts. It protects us from varying temperatures, seasons, pollution, dirt, sun rays, infections and other external factors. It is the most crucial part of the body as it also helps to absorb and retain nutrients, fats, glucose and water so that our body does not get dehydrated and weak. Besides, the skin also facilitates excretion of wastes from the body in the form of perspiration. Therefore, besides adding beauty to our body the skin is primarily a safety cover for our body.
The condition of our skin is a manifestation of the condition of our inner body. Whatever our body consumes and the whole process of absorption and excretion is reflected on the skin. If there is any functional problem in any of the systems of the body, it is likely that it will be reflected on the skin which is referred to as skin diseases. To explain the above said point, we take an example. If digestive system of a body is not able in excretion of the wastes efficiently, then such toxins will make their way out on the skin. The result will be skin disease. In the same way, any disturbance or problem in lymphatic system, endocrine system, kidneys or any other system will have a reflection on the skin. Any problem in digestive system may lead to or aggravate the skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis. A thyroid dysfunction may cause the skin dryness and scaling of skin. Consequently, it is quite important that various systems in our body are functioning in a balanced manner.
Likewise, whatever we consume have a great impact on the inner and outer health of our body. Some food items may cause allergies or infections. While in other cases, absence of wholesome diet may cause deficiency and that will also be reflected on the surface of the skin. A noteworthy point is that some types of foods may also elevate the already existing skin conditions. Like, consumption of hot and spicy foods and oily foods will aggravate acne. Also heavy intake of alcohol, caffeine and nicotine may worsen the skin condition of persons suffering from rosacea and psoriasis. Sometimes it is found milk can be a cause of skin irritation and eczema. Therefore it is better to avoid such food items. It will be helpful for a person to observe the reaction of a food item on the skin. If the conditions persist because of a food item it is better to give it a miss.
Intake of a wholesome diet and proper water intake cannot be over emphasized. A person should include foods rich in vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, proteins and fiber so that the requirement of body is met. Consumption of seasonal fruits and green vegetables provide immunity and strength to the body. On the other hand, water keeps the skin and body hydrated. Also include natural remedies and herbs in your diet before going for medication from doctor. It will naturally take care of your inner body health. Natural care of human body can be achieved with healthy lifestyle which prevent and cure most of the diseases.
Proper nourishment of body shows up on the skin. Supervise your diet and make changes wherever required. You will soon feel a healthy change in and outside the body. Your skin will speak volumes about your health. Have a happy skin today and always.