Eczema is more than just a skin disease. Not only can the disease be emotionally difficult to live with, sometimes resulting in anxiety and depression, but it is also known to be associated with other allergic diseases such as asthma. Read about these "co-morbid diseases".
National Eczema Association
When two chronic diseases or illnesses exist in your body at the same time, they are called “comorbid” or “comorbid conditions.” People with eczema, in particular atopic dermatitis, have several known comorbid conditions such as infections and depression.