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The Ultimate Winter Eczema Care Guide

By Laura Dolgy (bio below) Ah, yes the most anticipated season of the year has begun – winter (said no one with dry skin ever). Unfortunately for many eczema sufferers, this is the time for severely cracked, itchy and of course – dry skin. But don’t fear! Winter eczema can actually be quite easy to…

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10 Unknown Eczema Treatments You’ve Never Heard Of

By Laura Dolgy (see bio below) No, really! We guarantee you haven’t heard of all these treatments. If you’ve researched eczema treatments over and over again, then you’ll notice that there are a ton of amazing natural remedies and suggestions out there. Treatments that use coconut oil or aloe vera, as well as practices such…

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How to Eat Well for Winter Eczema Relief

By Dr. Amy Duong (bio below) To my eczema warriors! Today I’d like to give you a list of foods and how to prepare them that would be beneficial to eat with the intention of nourishing and healing skin to prevent eczema in winter. I often hear from my patients that their eczema worsens in…

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5 Tips for Soothing the Eczema Itch

By Dr. Amy Duong (bio below) I want to share with you some tips that I offer to my patients to relieve the eczema itch, which can be very prominent, constant and so very irritating. The constant scratching and itchiness also prevents healing of the skin because of opening up pre-existing wounds and creating new…

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Breast Milk and Eczema: What You Need to Know

By Dr. Amy Duong (see bio below) In the past couple months, I’ve had many breastfeeding moms reach out to me for guidance when it comes to breast milk and eczema. Some moms have eczema themselves and others have babies that have eczema. Every case is different since the paths and factors that lead to…

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Celebrating Naturpahic Medicine Week

By: Dr. Amy Duong, ND It’s time for the third annual Naturopathic Medicine Awareness Week, which was designated by the U.S Senate in 2013.   During this week, naturopathic physicians throughout the world share with everyone how to support wellness in body, mind, and spirit with natural, safe, and effective therapies.  Today, I’d like to share…

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Finding Natual Foods to Sustain a Health Living

By: Dr. Amy Duong, ND (bio below) For those who have been following my story and articles on this blog, you know that I have personally experienced eczema throughout my childhood and young adult years.  With my training in naturopathic medical and acupuncture, I’ve healed my eczema and have been able to live free of…

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Acupressure: A Home Remedy for Eczema

By Dr. Amy Duong (bio below) As a part of my clinical practice, I use acupuncture to treat acute and chronic medical conditions.  According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, qi or energy flows in networks or channels, similar to our blood flowing in blood vessels.  Health may be defined as an abundant and free flow of…

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Eczema Relief: How to Use Castor Oil

By Dr. Amy Duong (bio below) Today, I want to explain the benefits and use of castor oil packs as an eczema treatment.  First, a little bit about what makes castor oil so special. Castor oil is made from the plant Ricinus communis (castor bean) and has been used historically for many reasons – most commonly…

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