Itchy skin in winter
The cold winter, in addition to bringing people the drowsiness of the winter, and becoming difficult to get up in the morning, will be accompanied by the same, that is, itchy skin.
We all know that itchy skin in winter is a very common condition. This may be because the clothes in winter skin are relatively heavy. If you do n’t change it often, the skin will change and it will be prone to itching.
Especially for older friends, the itchy part is most obvious with the calf, thigh, and multiple parts.
So what is itching in winter?
How to say NO to itchy winter skin?
Winter skin itch causes sebum and sweat secreted by dry human skin to form a thin film on the skin to reduce skin moisture evaporation.
Dry weather in winter, coupled with the shrinkage of skin and blood vessels in winter, the secretion of sweat glands and sebaceous glands are significantly reduced, which can easily cause itching of the skin.
And the sebaceous glands that moisturize the skin decrease with age, so it is prone to itching, and itching is more obvious in the elderly in winter.
Doctors warn people who have less secretion of skin oils that bath water is higher than body temperature for 3 months, that is, the water temperature can be controlled at about 40 seconds. Do not take too long a bath time, and do not use a summer bathing bath to rub, try to use weakAlkaline or neutral soaps, shower gels, etc., apply body lotion after bath.
Usually drink plenty of water, wear cotton underwear, do not greedy spicy food, drink less alcohol.
If the retinal itching gets worse, the above measures are not effective, you should go to the hospital as soon as possible to see a dermatologist.
Otherwise, severe cases not only affect the rest, but even moss-like or eczema-like changes, resulting in thicker and rougher skin, which can cause skin infections after scratching.
Tips for coping with itchy skin in winter It is recommended that when the skin is itchy, some people can’t control the scratching, and it is helpful to use itching for the flexible ones.
In fact, this is covered by the pain caused by scratching.
Others take a hot bath while itching, and they are comfortable ironing.
This is also a wrong approach. Because of the use of alkaline shower gels, soaps, etc., the microfilm of the epidermis is lost, and the moisture cannot be maintained, resulting in more itching.
Reduce skin itching, care for the skin in autumn and winter.
Here are a few suggestions for living: 1. Maintain personal hygiene. The temperature of the water should not be excessive during bathing. It is advisable to use 35-37 degrees. It is best to replace cotton with loose underwear., Eat more fruits and add moisture.
Do not eat irritating foods such as onion, ginger, garlic, and pepper; 3, when the skin is itchy, you can use the antipruritic ointment containing mint to stop itching.
Usually you can use products such as glycerin, white vaseline, clam oil and other emollient ingredients; 4, at the same time, pay attention to proper exercise to enhance physical fitness.
Keep a good mood and develop a good lifestyle.
In the final analysis, although we wear heavy clothing during the winter, we must also pay attention to personal hygiene to avoid some physical health problems.
There is also the need to choose the right way to deal with itching.