[ Eczema ]

Atopic dermatitis (eczema) is characterized as a chronic inflammatory skin disease with impaired skin barriers, dysfunctional immunological response and frequent skin infections.

It affects up to 20% of children and 10% of adults worldwide.

People with dry, irritated, cracked, and atopic skin often have an imbalance in the skin's microbiome, which allows pathogens (harmful bacteria) to colonize the skin. This means that pathogens start to take up more space and nutrition on the skin and in that way outcompete the otherwise beneficial bacteria in the skin microbiome.