How to Stop Scratching Eczema At Night

Eczema can be quite a nuisance to our daily lives. Between the itchiness, cracking and redness, you may feel like you want to hide under the covers all day. Then in the stillness of the night, the itching just seems worse and scratching just happens without thought.  So let’s talk about how to stop scratching eczema…

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Eczema in Babies and Toddlers: How to Provide Relief

In How to Prevent Eczema In Babies & Scratching Toddlers with Eczema Clothing I discussed scratch protective eczema clothing for babies and children, which are a lifesaver at night to prevent baby scratching, which we all know can majorly disrupt sleep. But clothing like those with attached mittens are also great for “emergency” itchy eczema relief for toddlers…

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Caring Naturally for Your Baby’s Eczema

Did you know that, according to the National Eczema Society, as many as 10% of all infants in the US have some form of eczema? Those are pretty worrying odds and something a new parent should never have to think about. Unfortunately, baby eczema is a reality. In this post, we breakdown both the most…

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A Natural Treatment for Eczema

In the previous part of this series, Eczema 103: How to Heal Eczema From Within, we discussed how to heal the body from the inside out. Now we’re going to discuss how to treat eczema naturally. Please keep in mind that although these tips and information have worked for several sufferers, we are in no…

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5 Tips to Make Traveling with Eczema Stress-Free

Effectively treating eczema at home may be challenging, but it’s possible when armed with your arsenal of skin care, natural eczema treatments and trigger-free foods. The question is, what do you do when traveling with eczema? It’s far too easy for eczema to flare up if your daily skin care regimen is neglected. In addition, it’s…

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Managing Eczema in Children: 4 Tips for Parents

By Dr. Peter Lio (bio below) 1. Stop the Itch-Scratch Cycle One of my favorite techniques to help a child stop scratching is to do a “Skin Reset”. The idea is that if the itch-scratch cycle is getting out of control, you can hit the “reset” button by doing the following: Give a short bath or…

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Eczema Clothing: How to Prevent Eczema in Your Children

There is nothing worse than seeing your child suffer. Preventing eczema in babies seems impossible. Eczema is absolutely unforgiving when it comes to the maddening desire to scratch. As adults we can sometimes control the scratching reflex, but many times we don’t even realize we’re doing it. And it feels so good to scratch! How…

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Remembering the Long Nights

I just came across this cartoon from Marcie Mom. It brings me back to the horrible nights when Tristan’s eczema was extreme. Back before we knew that food was triggering his flair-ups and itch trances. Oh yes, this scene hits very close to home. We would lay in bed with Tristan, gently tickling his legs…

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What Foods Could Trigger Your Eczema?

When my son Tristan was first diagnosed with eczema at three months old , I had absolutely zero idea that food could trigger eczema. The doctors never mentioned it. We just went right along with the steroid creams and pharmaceutical moisturizers that they prescribed. Food Sensitivities After Tristan’s (and mine) first ever visit with a natural…

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