Allergies

What is Dyshidrotic Eczema and How to Treat It?

By Laura Dolgy (see bio below) Do you ever experience tiny blisters on your hands or feet that are extremely itchy and tend to get worse once spring allergy season rolls around? You may be experiencing a well known eczema condition known as dyshidrosis, also known as dyshidrotic eczema and with many other names as…

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What Causes Psoriasis to Flare Up? Avoid the Top 10 Triggers

Psoriasis is a skin condition that is caused either by the genetic makeup of an individual or due to some problem with the body’s immune system. The condition occurs when the T cells – the white blood cells – become active and instead of attacking an infection attack the skin cells. This leads to dry,…

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Pet Allergies and Eczema: Is it Time to Switch to a Pet-Free Home?

By Laura Dolgy (see bio below) Do you adore animals, but you’re terribly allergic to them? If dogs, cats, or any other animals cause you or your children major allergies,  it might be time to consider giving the pet to a new home. Why put yourself or your children through the torture of allergies, eczema,…

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How to Identify & Treat that Itchy Red Rash

By Laura Dolgy (bio below) Although there are many types of eczema, such as dry, weeping or scaly, most cases always end up being itchy and developing some sort of red rash. However, there are also several other skin conditions that can cause an itchy red rash. This week, we take a deeper look into…

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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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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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