Hard Water and Eczema


October 27, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff Article Tags: ,

“Hard water and chlorine exposure are thought to be risk factors for the development of infantile atopic dermatitis (eczema). Dermatologists from Kings College, London, UK explored this possible relationship. They looked at the calcium carbonate levels, the mineral responsible for making water “”hard,”” and chlorine concentrations in the infant’s local water supply, two chemicals known…

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Article Reference:

Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 10/16