Dr. Cannell reviews the limitations regarding the use of Mendelian randomization studies to prove a causal relationship between vitamin D and eczema.
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A recent study suggests that infants with vitamin D deficiency are at an increased risk for food allergies and that deficiency may contribute to severity of eczema.
A case report out of Chile details how vitamin D treated a case of rickets, and in addition, helped lessen severity of atopic dermatitis.
New research out of Australia has found that sun exposure – independent of vitamin D levels – may have a protective association against the development of allergic disease.
Observational data on vitamin D and eczema, also called atopic eczema, is mixed. Some studies show low 25(OH)D levels are associated with less eczema and some studies show the opposite.
Vitamin D supplementation may improve symptoms of atopic dermatitis, according to research published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
A recent multi-center, randomized, controlled trial (RCT) investigated the effects of oral vitamin D3 supplementation on atopic dermatitis, or eczema.
Atopic dermatitis or eczema is an allergic, chronic, very itchy skin disorder. In the last several decades, eczema has become dramatically more common, especially among children.
A new study published in the journal Pediatrics suggests that lower vitamin D levels during pregnancy may increase the risk of their offspring getting eczema, at least in the first year of their life.
Dr Cannell talks with a reader about dishydrosis, also known as vesiculobullous hand eczema, which causes sudden onset of many itchy clear small blisters in the skin.