Eczema is one of the leading skin ailments in the US. That’s evident by the $3.8 billion per year that’s spent on treatments and medications.
A large percentage of infants develop atopic dermatitis, the most common form of eczema. It can be either lifelong and chronic or heal on its own over time and is linked to many other ailments that include hay fever, asthma, allergies, insomnia, sleep apnea, and weight gain.
Researchers have found that Americans spend as much as 35 percent of their discretionary income on care for this type of eczema monthly. Estimates put the total cost of eczema care in the U.S. at up to $3.8 billion per year.
Now, new studies are saying that a solution might be found at your local drugstore for under $7. Researchers suggest that moisturizing newborns with petroleum jelly until they are