Vitiligo is a common post-natural losing pigment skin disease, it presents as the localized or generalized patches. This disease is happening on the whole world, it can involve all the nations. The incidence rate is from 0.3% to 3.8% according to the statistics research. Generally people with lighter skin have lower incidence, while those with darker skin have higher incidence. Although you will not feel painful and itchiness, however it torture the patient’s mind and spirit. It damages the people’s appearance, and hurt people's spirit, affecting patient’s normal life, marriage, work and social interaction. It is one of the most difficulty diseases in world.
1. Here are some suggestions prevent the vitiligo spreading, having a open mind, avoid anxiety, depressed, sad, anger etc bad emotions.
2. Establish a good daily routine avoid the organism clock disturbance, neuron-endocrine disorder.
3. Balance the work and rest, avoid excessive exertion.
4. Eat nuts (walnuts, peanuts, ginkgo, lotus seeds, sunflower seeds, chestnuts, pine nuts, pumpkin seeds, watermelon seeds, almonds, beans and soy products, black sesame seeds, animal liver).
5. Absolute fasting, fish and shrimp, seafood, no alcohol. Because of fish and drinking can cause vitiligo worsen, relapse or aggravation. Some patients who are unable to drink or eat seafood, although treated for a long time, they are still unable to control their condition.
6. Avoid excessive intake of vitamin C, do not eat or eat foods rich in vitamin C, such as tomatoes, apples, oranges and so on.
6. Patients must not eat spicy and other excitant food.
7. Children should change the habit of partial eclipse.
Third protect your skin from the external injury ( mechanical, physical, chemical )
8. Clothes should be wide and comfortable, suitable, especially underwear, underpants. Bra can not be too tight, belt should be loose. Try not to wear chemical fiber clothes.
9. Avoid external injuries, and rubbing, too much pressure to the skin.
10. Avoid expose to sunlight long time, or getting sunburn. Many patients usually go to travel, or working in summer induce occurring of vitiligo.
11. Eczema, dermatitis, insect bites and other skin diseases should be treated early.
12. Patient can not use a strong irritant drugs, nor ultraviolet radiation especially when the vitiligo at developing stage.