Allergies

Fish Oil for Eczema in Children: The Research

By Sabra Way (bio below) Medical studies can be difficult to understand and use terms we often find confusing or unclear. The following studies discuss ‘allergic disease’ and if children benefit from taking fish oil for eczema.

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How to Treat Eczema? With Dr. Peter Lio

What are some of the current dermatologist recommended methods of treatment for eczema? Find out from Dr. Peter Lio (see bio below). Scroll down to watch the video or read on for a full transcript. (begin transcript) How do we treat eczema? This is my favorite question and one I’m very interested in: how do we get…

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Everything You Should Know About Using Coconut Oil for Eczema

Coconut oil has become quite a popular ingredient found in natural skincare. Not to mention it can literally be used for and on anything. There are a variety of ways coconut oil can be used on the body or ingested such as on hair, teeth and as a supplement. But what about coconut oil for…

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How Eating A Plant Based Diet For Eczema Encourages Healing

By Debbie Adler (see bio below) My son was born with severe eczema as well as life threatening food allergies to practically all of the top 8 food allergens, which include dairy, eggs, wheat, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, fish and shellfish. The eczema was easy to spot. His face, the backs of his knees, and…

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Is Mold a Trigger for Your Eczema Flare?

By Stephanie Cook (see bio below) You’ve pre-washed his clothes with gentle detergent, disinfected his bottles thoroughly, and baby-proofed every corner, but did you test for indoor air pollution? It can start with a cough; a seemingly insignificant wheeze expelled from the center of his tiny chest. What may be significant, however, could be a commonly overlooked…

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Types of Dermatitis: How to Identify which One You Have

By Cedars Dermatology (see bio below) Do you think you’re suffering from dermatitis? Dermatitis (a general term that describes inflammation of the skin) comes in many different forms. In this guide we’ll breakdown a variety of skin condition symptoms, as well as possible natural treatments to get you started on the road to recovery.

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The Benefits of Herbal Medicine for Eczema

By Sophia Ruan Gushée (see bio below) Managing eczema has been a big issue in my family. When my youngest daughter was 3 days old, she began developing eczema. Since my older two children had not experienced eczema or other health issues, I kept waiting for my youngest to outgrow her skin issues as we tried different natural remedies for eczema.…

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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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Linking Eczema and Allergies: Is Pollen Causing Your Skin to Flare?

By Dr. Hotze (see bio below) You may be familiar with eczema flare-ups in the winter, as the combination of dry air and extreme temperature changes (cold outside, hot inside) can exacerbate your skin’s condition. However, have you ever considered the correlation between your eczema and allergies? As a doctor who’s treated many people with eczema, I’ve…

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