Every one gets dry skin due to various factors. But for diabetics, it may a chronic problem caused by high blood sugar level. Is vitamin E helpful for relieving dry skin for diabetics?
Why dose diabetes cause dry skin?
High blood glucose causes the body to lose fluids at a faster rate. Skin can also become dry when nerves are damaged from years of diabetes and don’t get the message to sweat.
Is vitamin E helpful for relieving dry skin?
Vitamin E is an antioxidant that protects and repairs your skin. Common sources rich in vitamin E are corn, sunflower oil, asparagus, oats, carrots, wheat germ.
Even though vitamin E is helpful for protecting your skin, you cannot depend on it completely, since it cannot control the blood glucose levels. Medication is very more important.
Chinese medicine for diabetics
In our hospital, Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital, we mainly treat diabetes by TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine). The key affects of TCM for diabetics is its ability to get the blood flowing around the body.
This improved level of circulation can be crucial to freeze or at least slow down the debilitating onset of Diabetic Nephropathy.
Except for oral Chinese medicines, we also have some external applications such as Hot Compress Therapy and Acupuncture. By combing Chinese herbs and acupuncture, we can treat diabetes effectively. Through the use of acupuncture, diabetics may need to use less insulin. Acupuncture of the ears may also be beneficial for type 2 diabetics to stimulate the nervous system.
We have professional nephrologist to take apply these therapies. If you are interested in our natural medicines and therapies, please leave a message below. Our doctors will give you suggestions related to diet and treatment, according to your own condition. Consulting our doctors online is also available.