Everyone, at some point in their life, will have some form of skin disease. In only a one year period, 24% of the population will consult a doctor for skin problems. The integumentary system, which includes skin, nails and hair is the body’s largest organ. Having healthy skin is vital for your overall health. Skin is the body’s most important shield of protection against infection and also prevents dehydration, regulates our body’s temperature and detects and eliminates waste. Skin diseases are burdensome and many can cause a decrease in your skin’s main functions leaving your body susceptible to other health problems and oppressive difficulties. Skin diseases can be extremely difficult to live with, not only physically but psychologically as well. Our appearance directly affects our confidence and self esteem, which then affects our cheerful mood and vivid outlook on life.

With statistics showing 14% of doctor visits to general practitioners are from patients seeking help for a skin condition, chances are you or someone you know is currently suffering from a chronic skin condition. There are dozens of creams, lotions, ointments, facial and body washes on the market today used to try to treat these skin conditions. However, many people frown at the fact that there isn’t many natural alternatives for treating such distressing skin conditions; If only they knew simply filtering chemicals from their tap water and replacing them with extra Vitamin C could do so much for their skin. If you or someone you love is suffering from a skin condition, this may be some of the best news you’ve heard in a long time- here are some common chronic skin conditions and the amazing healing effects Vitamin C can have on these troublesome conditions.

Eczema

Over 35 million Americans suffer from eczema. Eczema is a chronic skin condition, often associated with allergies, in which your skin is very dry and sensitive. With eczema, you will have dry, itchy red rashes appear on your body. These rashes are often found in the bends of the knees and arms but can show up anywhere. Those who suffer from eczema will find natural factors, such as sweat, often irritate their skin. People suffering from eczema also have to be more cautious of what comes into contact with their sensitive skin and often make beneficial changes such as using fragrance free laundry detergent and body wash. When showering in tap water, however, most people assume the inflammation, along with the itching and burning sensation, is simply due to their eczema and never give a second thought to what they’re actually showering in. The reality is the Chlorine in their water, among other toxic chemicals, has irritating and drying affect on skin most people are unaware of. Vitamin C reverses these drying effects giving your skin back its moisture and naturally reducing inflammation and your need for corticosteroids. With eczema, you have to be careful what you shower your sensitive skin in. With filtered tap water and installing your shower with Vitamin C Shower Filter, you can revel in stepping out of the shower feeling better instead of worse.

Psoriasis

Over 7.5 million Americans suffer from Psoriasis. Psoriasis is a skin disease, associated with the Immune System, in which your body falsely increases cell reproduction and your skin scabs in patches as if your body were trying to heal a wound. These patches sometimes cover large areas of the body depending on severity and can often leave your body susceptible to infection. It’s important to keep irritants and chemicals away from these vulnerable raw areas. Showering in chemical-free water and the added benefits of Vitamin C can greatly improve this detrimental skin condition. Vitamin C is an antioxidant that naturally strengthens the Immune System and protects your body from infections. Vitamin C also helps Psoriasis and scalp Psoriasis by aiding in Collagen production, hydrating skin, reducing painful scaling and relieving the scalp of dry flaky skin and itchiness. Vitamin C also decreases the risk of Psoriasis arthritis and relieves Psoriasis related inflammation and joint pain. By using Vitamin C as a natural home remedy, you can have more relief naturally without he negative side effects.

Acne

Acne is a very prevalent condition. If you suffer from acne, you’re certainly not alone. Nearly 17 million Americans suffer from acne. Vitamin C is an antioxidant that has shown effective in reducing acne breakouts. Vitamin C also reduces any red appearance in your skin and abrasions by decreasing inflammation and strengthening the linings of capillaries. Toxic chemicals and irritating minerals in your tap water can weaken your Immune system, cause break outs and even interfere with the effectiveness of your skin care products.

Filtered shower heads, such as a state of the art Aroma Sense shower head, can have vast affects on multiple skin conditions. The Aroma Sense shower head effectively filters any damaging chemicals and minerals from your tap water while adding restorative Vitamin C for a revitalizing healthy shower.