Dementia: Eczema identified as potential risk factor – how to prevent the condition


During an allergic flare-up, eczema triggers a release of pro-inflammatory cytokines, which are believed to play a critical role in dementia pathways.

Other researchers studying the link between eczema and dementia have made note-worthy discoveries too.

Scientists have shown that the skin condition may be linked to neuro-immune response which could impair specific brain functions and the circuits involved in memory and cognition.

How to prevent eczema

Eczema results from a number of factors, including immune system activation, genetics, environmental factors and stress.


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