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Importance of a Good Night Sleep For Improving Eczema

Every time I have holidays I tend to go to bed super late… even until 6 am sometimes.  Sleeping late causes my natural circadian rhythm to be off, and I tend to flare-up like crazy.  Another bigger issue are the possible health issues.

Sleep, Eczema and Health Issues

Eczema is known to be associated with having more disturbed sleep compared to groups with no Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema), resulting to lower quality of life and increase risk of cardiovascular diseases (Silverberg & Greenland, 2015).   Fatigue often occurs with disturbed sleep patterns which leads to regular daytime sleepiness or insomnia which is considered as a cardiovascular risk factor (p. 723).  Among the Eczema group in this study, there was an increase health risk.

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Some of the health issues that can occur are an increased risk of most chronic diseases, diabetes, weight gain, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases and mortality. Continue reading