Emotional Impact of Eczema

Red Skin Syndrome: Learn to Heal Outside and Within

By Laura Dolgy (see bio below) Although quite controversial, RSS or Red Skin Syndrome, also known as Topical Steroid Addiction (TSA) or Topical Steroid Withdrawal (TSW) is a real thing. This week, we take a deeper look at Red Skin Syndrome and what treatment options are available for those suffering with the condition. We also…

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Eczema and Depression: How to Help Your Skin and Mind

By Laura Dolgy (bio below) Living with eczema can be both physically and emotionally draining, not to mention it can really wreak havoc on self esteem and self love. But did you ever stop to think that perhaps negative thoughts are limiting you from truly healing? This week we look at the connection between eczema…

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Eczema and Gut Health: A Connection Between Brain and Body

Are you suffering from eczema and trying to understand eczema and gut health, as well as the connection between the brain and body? This week, Dr. Robin Miller author of HEALED: Health & Wellness for the 21st Century and medical reporter on NBC discusses the impact eczema has on the gut and how that can…

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Eczema and Stress: Are They Related? Learn to Calm Your Mind and Skin

As you read this, more than 32 million Americans are scratching their skin due to eczema.  According to the National Eczema Association, eczema affects at least 10% of people in the United States. Eczema is a skin disorder that is triggered by allergens and other irritants, infections, extreme weather temperatures, and the one that we…

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How To Build Confidence in Kids With Eczema

By Jennifer Moyer Darr, LCSW (bio below) Confidence comes from within and builds over time as children master new skills and develop a sense of competence. While we can’t give our kids with eczema confidence there are some things we can do to help them become more confident and self-assured. Words Matter From an early age…

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6 Steps to Improve The Confidence Of Children With Eczema

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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Coping with Eczema? Read These Tips for Emotional Health

By Abby Lai (Bio below)  Eczema was the hardest time of my life. For those who suffer with it (or have a close friend or family member who suffers with it), you’ll probably know that eczema comes with a lot of physical and psychological baggage. When I was going through my own personal journey with…

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How Quickly They Forget or Choose to Forget the Hard Times

One of things I worry most about with Tristan’s eczema is, will he look back on his toddler years (when his eczema was the worst) with fear in his eyes? Will he remember the countless nights he spent writhing in itchy agony in his bed as my husband and I took turns holding him and…

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