Allergies

Can a Nightshades Allergy Trigger Eczema?

Nightshade allergies are becoming increasingly common, but can it trigger an eczema flare up? Discover what Jennifer Fugo, MS, CNS, and founder of Skinterrupt has to say about this connection in our video below. Scroll down to read the full transcript. (begin transcript) Today, I want to talk to you about eczema and nightshades. A…

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Rethinking Baby Peanut Allergies with Dr. Ron Sunog

By Ron Sunog, MD (see bio below) Dr. Ron Sunog shares his thoughts on the newest LEAP study that provided groundbreaking news about baby peanut allergies and introducing baby food allergens early on in infancy. If you’re looking to introduce peanuts to your little one or feel skeptic, we definitely suggest reading on.

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Humidifiers for Eczema, Asthma and Allergies

If you constantly struggle to find remedies for your eczema, asthma and allergies, a humidifier can help your dry nose as well as your dry skin. The cool, moist mist humidifies the air to keep skin and tissue hydrated. There are so many humidifiers on the market that you might be wondering which one to…

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Baby Dairy Allergy Q&A with Board Certified Allergist Dr. Katie Marks-Cogan

In honor of Food Allergy Action Month, we’re excited to answer your most common baby dairy allergy questions in our interview with Ready, Set, Food! Chief Allergist Katie Marks-Cogan M.D (see bio below). What are the symptoms of an igE-mediated dairy allergy? Are they the same for babies? Symptoms can include hives, swelling of lips/tongue,…

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Eczema and Alcohol: Should You Avoid It?

Let’s be honest – who doesn’t love a little bit of alcohol here and there? Sometimes it can be difficult resisting a drink, but did you know that alcohol consumption can actually affect skin too? If you’ve never thought about the combination of eczema and alcohol, then we suggest you read on. Discover how alcohol…

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How to Reduce Eczema by Controlling Dust Mite Allergy Symptoms

Have you ever thought you might be suffering from eczema due to dust mite allergy symptoms? Learn all about the dreaded dust mite allergy rash and how dust mites and eczema can be related! By Stevie Simpson (see bio below) Eczema can be a frustrating and embarrassing problem. If you experience this issue, it can…

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Examining Foot Eczema & Common Misassociations

Although many eczema sufferers usually experience flare-ups in most common areas like on the front of their arms, behind their knees and around the neck, foot eczema can also occur. Foot eczema is most commonly confused with athlete’s foot; however, the two can be distinguished from each other. Athlete’s foot rashes appear between the toes…

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Eczema Sheets and Bedding: Our Top Recommendations and The Benefits

Did you ever notice that eczema itching is always worse at night? That’s because your body’s levels of cortisol (which helps regulate inflammation and itch) peak in the middle of night. Having a good night’s rest with eczema can be challenging, but there are ways to improve your quality of sleep. We take a deeper…

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Our Eczema Trials: NAET Treatment Review

If you’re suffering from allergies or asthma or eczema, I bet you’ve looked into countless remedies and treatments. A quick search on Google will show you that there are dozens of new treatments and natural remedies that are said to cure these conditions, but many of these treatments come with a hefty price tag. When…

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What is Dyshidrotic Eczema and How to Treat It?

By Laura Dolgy (see bio below) Do you ever experience tiny blisters on your hands or feet that are extremely itchy and tend to get worse once spring allergy season rolls around? You may be experiencing a well known eczema condition known as dyshidrosis, also known as dyshidrotic eczema and with many other names as…

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Psoriasis Triggers: Top 10 to Avoid

Psoriasis is a skin condition that is caused either by the genetic makeup of an individual or due to some problem with the body’s immune system. The condition occurs when the T cells – the white blood cells – become active and instead of attacking an infection attack the skin cells. This leads to dry,…

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Eczema and Pet Allergies: Transitioning to a Pet-Free Home

By Laura Dolgy (see bio below) Do you adore animals, but you’re terribly allergic to them? If dogs, cats, or any other animals cause you or your children major allergies,  it might be time to consider giving the pet to a new home. Why put yourself or your children through the torture of allergies, eczema,…

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