Updated: Feb 25
Eczema is a largely dry skin condition and so hydrating the body is going to help greatly. I always encourage people to drink mineral water because it has minerals which can only help the body to heal further.
When you're choosing mineral water, try to look for a pH level of at least 7 because that's in balance with our bodies pH which is along the range of 7.35 to 7.45. Especially if you're exercising and you're losing moisture - make sure you're drinking enough water.
An adult should be consuming roughly 2 litres of water per day. We're losing moisture all the time; in our sleep, and throughout the day. If you work in a high-paced role like me, it's easy to forget to drink -- so, always try to have water on hand, and even if you're just taking sips throughout the day, get that water into your system.
Now, 2 litres might sound like a lot of water but think about it, if you buy a bottle of 500ml Evian or Saka and drink it in the morning, you only need a further 1.5 litres to hit your target for the day. Water can also be consumed through herbal teas, it can also be consumed through your food. You want to be eating more fruits and water-soluble type vegetables, and leafy greens - this all adds up as your water intake.
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