Individuals with severe eczema face a higher risk of cardiovascular problems such as heart attacks, heart failure and strokes
People with severe eczema have an increased risk of cardiovascular problems, new research suggests.
About 10% of the population are thought to have atopic eczema, but evidence for a connection to cardiovascular problems had been mixed, said Dr Sinéad Langan, lead author of the research from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The new study, she said, suggests such a link exists.
Link found between severe eczema and heart problems