Posts by Kazandra

Can You Receive Eczema Disability Benefits?

There’s no doubt that eczema has an effect on one’s everyday life, but is eczema a disability? That’s the question we’ll be exploring in this blog post. If you have eczema or have a family member who does, you are likely well aware of the financial, emotional, professional, and personal costs the skin condition incurs.…

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Eczema vs Keratosis Pilaris: What’s the Difference?

Eczema is a common skin condition that affects roughly 10-20% of the population. But have you heard of keratosis pilaris? Sometimes called “chicken skin,” this is also a common skin condition characterized by rough patches with bumps that appear on the skin. Read on to discover the difference between eczema vs keratosis pilaris, as well…

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The Best Eczema Diets for Your Skin

For those who suffer from eczema-prone skin, it’s important to think about what foods you put into your body. This is because diet and skin health are closely linked.  In other words, what you eat may be the difference between clear skin and a bad flare-up. Read on to discover the best eczema diets for…

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Hard Water and Eczema: Is it Helpful?

Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition that causes red patches of itchy and dry skin to appear on the body.  While it typically affects the back, face, hands, and creases of elbows and knees, it can develop in other places as well. From cigarette smoke to certain foods, there are many factors that can trigger…

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Asthma and Covid-19: What You Need to Know

If you’re suffering from asthma, you might be wondering how exactly Covid-19 affects you. After all, Covid-19 affects the respiratory system, potentially causing shortness of breath and other severe effects.  How can you protect yourself or your loved ones from the risk of Coronavirus and asthma? Read on to discover all you need to know…

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A Basic Guide to Facial Rashes

One of the most annoying and humiliating dermatologic conditions is a facial rash. Can you imagine jumping out of bed in the morning, looking in the mirror, and realizing that you have a massive, red patch across your cheeks, forehead, nose or all of the above?  Facial rashes are one of the most complex diagnoses…

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Tattoos and Eczema: Are They a Bad Idea?

Eczema is a common skin condition involving red, itchy, and chronically dry skin.  Thinking about getting a tattoo but worried about aggravating your eczema? Fear not! In this blog post, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about tattoos and eczema.   Eczema and Tattoos Having eczema doesn’t mean you can’t get a tattoo –…

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How to Treat Hidradenitis Suppurativa

A long-term and painful skin condition, hidradenitis suppurativa is identified by small, painful bumps that develop under the skin.  Unfortunately, the condition can worsen over time, severely impacting daily life and affecting one’s emotional well-being.  While there is no cure for this condition, we’re sharing some natural methods and lifestyle changes you can employ to…

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How to Treat Venous Eczema

Venous eczema is one of the many kinds of eczema. It is also known as stasis dermatitis, gravitational dermatitis, varicose eczema, and venous stasis dermatitis.  This type of eczema usually occurs in people who have poor circulation, especially if they are overweight.  Studies show that 20 percent of people over 70 years old suffer from…

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Alternatives to EpiPens: How to Save on Epinephrine

Back in the day, EpiPens used to cost just under $100 out-of-pocket. Now, the price is well over $600. If you don’t have insurance, that cost is prohibitive. In fact, even those with insurance may struggle (especially those with a high-deductible plan), making alternatives to EpiPens a more affordable and appealing option.  While many patients…

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How to Heal Adult Onset Eczema

Eczema is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that’s characterized by dry, itchy, and red skin.  While it commonly affects children, recent research suggests that adult-onset eczema is on the rise.   Read on to discover the frequency and characteristics of adult eczema, as well as some natural ways to manage symptoms.  Please keep in mind that…

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