Eczema

Salt Water For Eczema: Harmful or Helpful?

With summer finally here, families are already heading to the beach to bask in the sun and enjoy a swim. For eczema sufferers, many wonder whether the ocean’s salt water can affect eczema. Discover the pros and cons of salt water for eczema and how to maximize its benefits below. Getting Some Vitamin Sea First…

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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. Laura DolgyLaura…

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How to Naturally Heal Face Eczema in Babies

Is your little one suffering from a baby face rash? Face eczema in babies is actually more common than you think. Normally this form of eczema appears in red patches and irritated skin that feels dry and itchy. Eczema in babies develops because the body is not producing enough fatty cells, which stops the body…

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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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Seborrheic Dermatitis vs. Psoriasis: How to Spot the Difference

By Laura Dolgy (see bio below) Do you suffer from a greasy or flaky scalp but cannot determine whether it might be seborrheic dermatitis vs. psoriasis? Although both conditions can look strikingly similar, there are a few symptoms that differentiate the two. Discover the difference of seborrheic dermatitis vs. psoriasis scalp below! What is Seborrheic…

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4 Ways to Heal Behind Knee Eczema

In previous posts, we shared some tips on treating lower body eczema like foot eczema, but are you or a loved one suffering from behind knee eczema? This type of lower body eczema can be rather irritating and difficult to treat due to the area behind the knee being sensitive and moist. Learn 4 ways…

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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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Rochelle’s Story: From Eczematous Skin to TSW Eczema

While steroids are prescribed to treat skin conditions such as eczematous rash and eczematous skin, prolonged use of these medications can diminish their effectiveness overtime. Topical Steroid Withdrawal (also known as TSW Eczema) consist of a variety of symptoms that occur after discontinuing or reducing the application of topical steroids. Rochelle, who has dealt with…

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How to Choose Clothing for Sensitive Skin

Sensitive skin skincare has become more popular over the years. In fact, a quick search on the web shows thousands of creams, balms, and soaps that target specific skin conditions. However, have you ever thought about clothing for sensitive skin? Like skincare, clothing can be an extremely beneficial factor in healing skin conditions like eczema,…

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How to Handle Asthma in Toddlers

Do you think your little one might be experiencing asthma symptoms, but you’re not completely sure? This week, Tracy Bush, a Food Allergy Consultant, offers recommendations on how to identify asthma in toddlers, as well as some tips on teaching your little one to understand their own health. Asthma is a common trigger of various…

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