Eczema

Magnesium for Eczema: What’s the Connection?

Did you know that a lack of magnesium can play a vital role in your eczema flareups? We asked Dr. Dendy Engelman, board-certified dermatological surgeon at Manhattan Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, to explain more about the connection and benefit of magnesium for eczema. Continue reading to learn more about magnesium and eczema, as well as how…

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5 Tips for Eczema Around The Eye

Laura Dolgy (see bio below) Similarly to eyelid eczema, many people suffer from eczema around the eye. Because the area around the eye is more sensitive and thinner than other parts of the face, it can be a little difficult to find a treatment that is both natural and sensitive enough to use on the…

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Can An Apple Cider Vinegar Bath Help Eczema? (Stop Bathing in Bleach)

By Laura Dolgy (see bio below) If you suffer from severe eczema then you’ve probably already heard of bleach baths. Many physicians recommend bathing in bleach to help reduce inflammation, as well as removed bacteria from the skin. However, if you’re looking for a more natural alternative, why not try an apple cider vinegar bath…

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5 Tips to Make An Eczema-Friendly Halloween

Halloween is all about dressing up, indulging in lots of sweets (and perhaps some Halloween drinks) and just letting go. But for those that suffer from eczema, the thought of Halloween parties and events can be extremely nerve-racking. With Halloween quickly approaching, we wanted to offer some tips on how to make an eczema-friendly Halloween…

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Dog Eczema: A Real Thing?! (Symptoms and Natural Treatments for Eczema in Dogs)

Have you ever heard of dog eczema? Yes, it’s a thing! Similarly to humans, a dog with eczema can display the following symptoms: Skin redness Hair loss Itching Licking, scratching, biting, chewing at affected areas of skin Face rubbing Pain Weeping skin sores Oozing skin Crusty skin Scaling; dandruff Skin dryness and flaking Abnormal skin…

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Stress, Sleep and Eczema: How Are They All Related?

We all know how stress can trigger eczema, so it’s important to keep stress under control in order to prevent flare-ups. In our previous blog post, Eczema and Stress: Are They Related? Learn to Calm You Mind and Skin, we discussed a variety of tips to control stress and say goodbye to stress eczema (stress…

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The Benefits of Eczema Sheets & Bedding (And Our Top Recommendations!)

Did you ever notice that eczema itching is always worse at night? That’s because your body’s levels of cortisol (which helps regulate inflammation and itch) peak in the middle of night. Having a good night’s rest with eczema can be challenging, but there are ways to improve your quality of sleep. We take a deeper…

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How to Use Essential Oils for Kids

Because eczema can be extremely uncomfortable and debilitating for children, many parents are starting to turn towards alternative, more holistic medicine practices like Ayurvedic treatments, NAET, or Acupressure for child eczema. Many are also beginning to look into essential oils for kids. Essential oils have been used by many eczema sufferers who are looking to remedy their…

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Tallow for Eczema: Why It Works

Have you heard of tallow? If you’re suffering from itchy, red or scaly eczema, then you’ll want to check out this natural ingredient that has provided relief to many eczema sufferers. This week, we discuss the benefits of tallow for eczema, as well as provide recommendations on the best tallow balm, tallow cream and tallow soap…

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Get Relief for Eczema on Feet

By Laura Dolgy (see bio below) Do you suffer from eczema on ankles or toes or elsewhere on your feet? Perhaps you’re experiencing blisters on the soles of your feet? If so, you’ve come to the right place. This week, we’re sharing the perfect eczema on feet treatment guide. Not only will we discuss the…

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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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