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Why Probiotics for Eczema In Children Are Worth Trying

By Sabra Way (bio below) Probiotics often come up when discussing possible supplements to use for eczema. The question is what are the best probiotics for eczema? When do you use them and how will they help? In many previous studies involving atopic dermatitis, the probiotics were given to pregnant mothers and then continued in…

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Eczema: 6 Steps to Improve Your Child’s Confidence

By Aradhana Pandey (Bio below) Preparing your little one for school ought to be one of the proudest moments of your life. It seems like just yesterday that you held them in your warm embrace for the first time. Today, you see them all grown up and set to face a brand new chapter in their life. Until now, your child…

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Antibiotics: Are They to Blame for an Increase in Food Allergies?

Do you or someone in your family have food allergies? Then this study will interest you. Scientists discovered that by altering the gut bacteria of mice with anti-biotics they could confer peanut allergy in the mice. Then they re-colonized the mice’s guts with a common mammal gut bacteria and reversed the peanut allergy. All by…

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Going Gluten-Free for Asthma, Eczema and Your General Health

By: Mitchell Medical Group Gluten-free food has always existed, and so have gluten allergies. But it hasn’t been until somewhat recently that people have decided to cut gluten completely out of their diet for weight-loss reasons, or simply because they just want to jump aboard the new gluten-free fad. In fact, gluten-free eating has become so…

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Does Your Child’s Eczema Get Worse in the Winter?

By Sabra Way (Bio below) Vitamin D supplementation in the winter may have just become even more important for children with atopic dermatitis (AD). Especially, if it gets worse with the fall-to-winter transition and they have a vitamin D deficiency. A recent study found that vitamin D supplementation improved AD symptoms in just 30 days. The…

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The Difference Between Dermatitis and Topical Steroid Induced Dermatitis

By Leslie (Bio below) The term “Eczema” is characterized by a general inflammation of the skin, and covers a broad range of various forms of dermatitis – atopic, contact, xerotic, seborrhoeic, nummular, discoid, venous eczema etc. The typical default treatment (and gold standard) for such generic cases of Eczema is through the prescription and usage of…

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Guide to Using Wet Wrap Therapy for Eczema in 6 Easy Steps!

Have you tried wet wrap therapy for eczema? It provides great relief for babies, children, and adults. Wet wrapping decreases staph bacteria on the skin, reduces redness and inflammation, hydrates the skin, and lessons itching – all of which can lead to more restful sleep for the whole family! And results can usually be seen…

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Hydrotherapy for Eczema in Avène, France: Aidan’s Story

This is an incredible story from a mom, much like many of us, just didn’t know what else to do to help your son find eczema relief after years and years of trying everything. They end up at the Avène Hydrotherapy Center in France. Just what makes this center so interesting for those with skin issues like…

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Discover These 5 Allergy-Friendly Pantry Essentials

by Debbie Adler (Bio below)  1)   Nutritional Yeast – this may sound like something you need to get your RDA of rising dough, but it’s actually a yellow flakey powder that is rich with B vitamins and protein that can be used as a cheese substitute. I use it on top of popcorn, in salad…

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Looking at the bigger picture when it comes to healing dermatities

By Tami Bronstein, BSc Phyt (Hons), MNIMH, AHG (Bio Below) Relief; something we desperately seek when suffering.  Skin, as the largest organ of the body, can be an all-consuming suffering when eczema is in the picture.  As adults, we learn to distract ourselves from discomforts to some degree; children don’t understand, they simply succumb to…

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