Atopic Dermatitis

Lifestyle modifications

NUTRITION

  • Vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased risk of atopic dermatitis, and supplementation (ca 1600 IU/d) may help to reduce symptoms (3, 4)

STRESS

  • Stress management if stress is an exacerbating factor (1)

WEIGHT

  • Obesity is associated with increased risk of atopic dermatitis (2)

OTHER

  • Avoid triggers such as heat and low humidity (1)

References

1) https://www.uptodate.com/contents/treatment-of-atopic-dermatitis-eczema

2) https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jdv.14879

3) https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40257-022-00677-0

4) https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/11/8/1854


Resources

EXPLANATION TO EVIDENCE PRESENTATION

Figure: Evidence pyramid

Evidence based on guidelines and evidence based Clinical Decision Systems is written in BOLD font

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​Evidence based on randomized controlled trials is written in PLAIN font

Evidence based on observational / cohort studies is written in CURSIVE font