Eczema

Hard Water and Eczema: Is it Helpful?

Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition that causes red patches of itchy and dry skin to appear on the body.  While it typically affects the back, face, hands, and creases of elbows and knees, it can develop in other places as well. From cigarette smoke to certain foods, there are many factors that can trigger…

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A Basic Guide to Facial Rashes

One of the most annoying and humiliating dermatologic conditions is a facial rash. Can you imagine jumping out of bed in the morning, looking in the mirror, and realizing that you have a massive, red patch across your cheeks, forehead, nose or all of the above?  Facial rashes are one of the most complex diagnoses…

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Tattoos and Eczema: Are They a Bad Idea?

Eczema is a common skin condition involving red, itchy, and chronically dry skin.  Thinking about getting a tattoo but worried about aggravating your eczema? Fear not! In this blog post, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about tattoos and eczema.   Eczema and Tattoos Having eczema doesn’t mean you can’t get a tattoo –…

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How to Treat Hidradenitis Suppurativa

A long-term and painful skin condition, hidradenitis suppurativa is identified by small, painful bumps that develop under the skin.  Unfortunately, the condition can worsen over time, severely impacting daily life and affecting one’s emotional well-being.  While there is no cure for this condition, we’re sharing some natural methods and lifestyle changes you can employ to…

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How to Treat Venous Eczema

Venous eczema is one of the many kinds of eczema. It is also known as stasis dermatitis, gravitational dermatitis, varicose eczema, and venous stasis dermatitis.  This type of eczema usually occurs in people who have poor circulation, especially if they are overweight.  Studies show that 20 percent of people over 70 years old suffer from…

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How to Heal Adult Onset Eczema

Eczema is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that’s characterized by dry, itchy, and red skin.  While it commonly affects children, recent research suggests that adult-onset eczema is on the rise.   Read on to discover the frequency and characteristics of adult eczema, as well as some natural ways to manage symptoms.  Please keep in mind that…

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Makeup and Eczema: Do They Mix?

Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition that affects 10-20% of the population.  Thanks to a damaged skin barrier, those with eczema have extra sensitive skin that can negatively respond to generally harmless substances such as soaps, pollen, pet fur — and make-up.  In this post, we’ll explore whether makeup and eczema mix, as well as…

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Is Seeing a Chiropractor for Eczema Beneficial?

Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is a skin condition characterized by inflammation of the skin. In the term dermatitis, ‘derma-’ means skin and ‘-itis’ means inflammation.  If you suffer from eczema or know somebody who does, you’ll notice redness, dry skin, scaling, itching, and puffiness of the skin. Many people turn to different creams…

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Eczema vs. Scabies: How to Tell The Difference 

Let’s talk about eczema vs. scabies. Both are skin conditions characterized by itchy, red rashes.  However, while they may look quite similar, they are, in fact, very different skin conditions with different causes and different treatment options. If you are suffering from eczema or scabies, please bear in mind that we are in no way…

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What You Need to Know About Nose Eczema

Eczema is a chronic skin condition that causes patches of red, dry, and itchy skin.  There are several different types of eczema which affect various areas of the body, as well as several factors at what causes it.  Unfortunately, much to the discomfort and embarrassment of some people, eczema can also develop on the face…

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Is Eczema Hereditary?

If you suffer from eczema, there’s a high chance that your parents or children also have eczema.  Perhaps at some point, you’ve wondered if eczema is hereditary. While eczema does tend to run in families, in this post, we’ll explore the different causes of eczema — including the genetic factors that influence its development.   Please…

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Gloves to Prevent Eczema Scratching for Adults

Do you have trouble falling asleep at night because the urge to itch is so intense?  Have you ever subconsciously scratched at your skin while you were sleeping, so much that it bled?  Is it difficult to get through the day without constantly scratching your eczema and further irritating your condition?   If you answered ‘yes’…

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