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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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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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How An Eczema Massage Can Benefit The Body and Mind

By Kortney Kwong Hing (see bio below) Is your eczema holding you back from getting a massage? I get it, when I have flares I like to keep them concealed and the last thing I would want is to have someone touching my skin on and around them. I also used to be embarrassed by…

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How to Control Asthma at Night

Suffering from asthma at night? Indoor air quality specialist, Patrick Holmes’ offers recommendations for nighttime asthma, as well as home remedies for asthma cough at night. By Patrick Holmes (bio below) Asthma is one of the most common illnesses today. It can cause chronic bronchitis and regular chest infections. When asthma is worse at night, we…

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Top Essential Oils to Buy for Eczema & Dry Skin

By Brooke Cade (see bio below) Eczema is a chronic skin condition that affects over 30 million Americans. Common as it may be, eczema is still an uncomfortable and sometimes debilitating condition that can compromise your quality of living. To treat eczema, more and more people are turning away from conventional medicine to essential oils as…

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The Best Supplements for Eczema to Treat Inflammation, Immunity & the Gut

By Dr. Erica Armstrong (bio below) – When healing from inflammation it’s important to supply the body with the proper nutrients, minerals and antioxidants from food; however, sometimes supplementation is necessary.  Today I’m going to share the best supplements for eczema symptoms and root causes you may want to try. In a functional whole person approach…

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How a Diet for Eczema Changed This Toddler’s Eczema Rash

Deneen Carter is a licensed cosmetologist and has battled eczema for many years now. Her daughter, Kya has suffered from terrible flare ups and has even contracted cellulitis – a common bacterial skin infection. A few weeks ago, Deneen asked to share Kya’s story with us. Full disclosure – some images might be graphic to some…

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The Power of Trust and Acceptance: 6 Tips for Living with Eczema

This week, we’re sharing an inspirational video from my dear friend Marieke, a certified life coach and founder of Your Novel Life, whose own daughter had severe eczema as an infant. If you’re feeling particularly low or depressed due to living with eczema or dealing with your child’s eczema, then please watch this beautiful video.…

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One Woman’s Incredible Story of a Chronic Allergic Reaction to Latex

Last week, we received a truly incredible story from Renee, a long-time sufferer of eczema with a chronic allergic reaction to latex. She thought she had been avoiding latex for years, but discovered she’d unknowingly been exposing her body to latex in two hidden ways. Her story is quite shocking! See for yourself. “I’m 60…

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Eczema Dry and Wet Wrapping: Why Tencel Fabric is Effective

By Anne McVey (bio below) Wet and Dry wrap therapy for eczema have been around for decades but not until recently have they become the forefront of eczema treatment. This new surge in wrapping eczema is due to new fabrics entering the marketing that not only treat the eczema but also suppress the itch during…

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Your Guide to Using Ayurveda for Eczema

By Anindita Guha Maulik Rungta (see bio below) Ayurveda is one of the ancient forms of healing that has its origins in India about 5000 years ago. Ayurveda, which literally means the science of life Ayur = Life, Veda = Science is a system which combines both philosophy and medicine. Ayurveda is thus a unique, branch…

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