ECZEMA BREAK

Mother & Baby (Australia) - - Bump Benefits -

PREG­NANCY CAN TEM­PO­RAR­ILY GIVE YOU A BREAK FROM CON­DI­TIONS SUCH AS ECZEMA AND ASTHMA, ALONG WITH CER­TAIN AUTO-IM­MUNE DIS­EASES, IN­CLUD­ING MUL­TI­PLE SCLERO­SIS AND RHEUMA­TOID ARTHRI­TIS. “AN EN­ZYME KNOWN AS PYRUVATE KINASE IS RE­DUCED IN IM­MUNE CELLS IN PREG­NANT WOMEN, AND THIS COULD BE THE REA­SON FOR RE­MIS­SION IN CON­DI­TIONS,” EX­PLAINS PRADNYA. “PREG­NANCY HOR­MONES ALSO PLAY A PART AS OE­STRO­GEN AND PRO­GES­TERONE ACT LIKE STEROIDS, WHICH THESE CON­DI­TIONS CAN RE­SPOND TO WELL.” WHAT’S MORE, IF CER­TAIN FOODS ARE USU­ALLY OFF THE MENU FOR YOU, YOU MIGHT BE ONE OF THE LUCKY FEW WHO EX­PE­RI­ENCE A LAPSE IN FOOD-IN­TOL­ER­ANCE SYMP­TOMS TO COM­MON TRIG­GERS, SUCH AS LAC­TOSE AND GLUTEN, BE­CAUSE OF CHANGES TO NOR­MAL IM­MUNE-SYS­TEM RE­SPONSES.

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