Atopic dermatitis: Three muralists come together to raise awareness about its impact on quality of life

Fio Silva mural to raise awareness of the suffering of those suffering from atopic dermatitis

in the frame World Atopic Dermatitis DayWho commemorates the day September 14 artists Annie Santangelo, Vio Silva and Julia Alonso, Various murals Buenos Aires City To help raise awareness of this chronic skin disease, They are characterized by red-looking, itchy lesions.

This initiative aims to highlight the ways in which Alzheimer’s disease can affect both Young children as adults Hence, the effect that this might have emotional level It is estimated that Alzheimer’s affects the quality of life 86% of people who suffer from it are in Argentina.

Data from the survey conducted by the Argentine Atopic Dermatitis Association (ADAR) and the Civil Society of Psoriasis Patients (AEPSO)
Data from the survey conducted by the Argentine Atopic Dermatitis Association (ADAR) and the Civil Society of Psoriasis Patients (AEPSO)

For this reason, it is a condition that requires daily care To keep itching and skin lesions under control, which they can cause multiple times stress and frustration Especially when it comes to images that cause difficulties sleeping or performing daily activities.

Mural artist Julia Alonso made her contribution to raising awareness about this condition
Mural artist Julia Alonso made her contribution to raising awareness about this condition

Business embodied in Palermo: Juan b. Gusto and Joffrey; savedra: 3,574 donated; s Chacarita: Av. Lacroze 4100, Corner Av. Triunvirato, and will be available to those who wish to visit them. “We are convinced that everything related to the dissemination of pathology is welcome, and more than that, when this procedure is carried out through art, and the realization of Make the invisible visibleSpecifically, the patients and their needs. Monica Ladner Member of the Argentine Society of Atopic Dermatitis (to give).

Data from the survey conducted by the Argentine Atopic Dermatitis Association (ADAR) and the Civil Society of Psoriasis Patients (AEPSO)
Data from the survey conducted by the Argentine Atopic Dermatitis Association (ADAR) and the Civil Society of Psoriasis Patients (AEPSO)

“The impact of skin diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease, on the daily lives of people who suffer from it is certainly Underestimated by health systems around the world. We talk about merging permanently and people who have been affected by the skin are excluded due to lack of knowledge. stigma It can be prevented with proper diagnosis and treatment, That is why it is so important to highlight this issue,” he said. Silvia Fernandez Barrio Founder and President The National Association of Psoriasis Patients (AEPSO), It is an organization that also provides support to Alzheimer’s patients.

Mural by artist Annie Santangelo, who made her contribution to the awareness campaign
Mural by artist Annie Santangelo, who made her contribution to the awareness campaign

In Argentina, knowledge about Alzheimer’s disease is low and the geographic concentration of specialists who treat it creates obstacles to the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Lack of information and knowledge becomes a bigger problem if one takes into account that AD is calculated The most common chronic condition in childhood, The ability to influence between 10% and 30% of children, according to data from QVIA.

Data from the survey conducted by the Argentine Atopic Dermatitis Association (ADAR) and the Civil Society of Psoriasis Patients (AEPSO)
Data from the survey conducted by the Argentine Atopic Dermatitis Association (ADAR) and the Civil Society of Psoriasis Patients (AEPSO)

“Those with moderate or severe illness can have a significant impact on their quality of life, with Constant itching, sleep disturbances and skin infections among other complications. This is why it is so important, as health professionals, that we are able to diagnose the disease early and provide it with appropriate treatment.” Paula LunaDoctor specializing in dermatology and pediatric dermatology German hospital (MN110753).

Alzheimer's is the most common chronic condition of childhood, and it can affect between 10% and 30% of children, according to data from QVIA (Gettyimages)
Alzheimer’s is the most common chronic condition of childhood, and it can affect between 10% and 30% of children, according to data from QVIA (Gettyimages)

The technical initiative came within the framework of the World Atopic Dermatitis Day and part of the campaign “The Truth of the Skin”, lab project Pfizer It seeks to publicize the characteristics and impact of Alzheimer’s disease, as well as provide tools to treat it and accompany those who need it.

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The initiative consists of a website with informational resources that seeks to make visible the reality of children, adolescents and adults with this disease. Talking about m is important to Break down myths or preconceptions on skin conditions in the community, as well as to help create and promote cases of exchange and knowledge between opinion leaders, dermatologists and general practitioners, in order to improve the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, expressed by the organization of the project.

Data from the survey conducted by the Argentine Atopic Dermatitis Association (ADAR) and the Civil Society of Psoriasis Patients (AEPSO)
Data from the survey conducted by the Argentine Atopic Dermatitis Association (ADAR) and the Civil Society of Psoriasis Patients (AEPSO)

“There are many aspects of a patient’s life or the core of their family that are affected by Alzheimer’s disease and that is why we consider that The more atopic dermatitis is known and visible, whether in the general public, in the medical community or even in health decision makers, the better the prospects. and actions aimed at helping these people.” Ladner.

People with moderate or severe illness can have a significant impact on their quality of life, with persistent itching, sleep disturbances, and skin infections, among other complications.
People with moderate or severe illness can have a significant impact on their quality of life, with persistent itching, sleep disturbances, and skin infections, among other complications.

“These measures are absolutely necessary for that More and more people know what this condition is and thus create awareness to achieve the correct diagnosis and treatmentReferring to the provision of care and relief to patients who suffer from the disease today Fernandez Barrio.

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