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Treating A Wheat Allergy Rash

Have you ever noticed yourself getting stomach cramps after finishing a bowl of pasta or an itchy nose and tight throat after eating a sandwich? You might be one of the 1.3% of people worldwide who experience an allergic reaction to wheat. Living with a wheat allergy can be challenging. That’s why we’re here to break down everything…

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Deodorants For Eczema: What’s Best To Use?

Eczema is a common, chronic condition characterized by dry, itchy, and very sensitive skin. While flares are most typically found in the creases behind the knees, elbows, feet, hands, and face, eczema can occur anywhere on the body, including underarms, where sweat and friction exacerbate symptoms. There is no singular ‘cure’ for eczema necessarily. Still, treatment methods tend to focus on mitigating and soothing eczema…

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Rash From Laundry Detergent: Is It Possible?

There’s nothing like cuddling into crisp, clean bedsheets or the fresh cotton scent of a freshly washed pillowcase. But for people with sensitive skin, it is not uncommon for the harsh chemicals in many laundry detergents to wreak havoc on your skin. That’s why throughout this post, we’ll explore everything you need to know about: Why laundry…

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Can Olive Oil Help Eczema?

From over-the-counter ointments to steroids and UV light treatment, prescription medications are commonplace in treating eczema symptoms today. This being said, increasing numbers of people are also looking for natural remedies to relieve dry skin, turning their hopes to the power of plant oils as a natural solution. Throughout this post, we’re here to break down everything you need…

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Soothing your Skin Rash After The Beach

A hot summer’s day beside the ocean or lakeside can leave you feeling many wonderful things. That lovely sun-kissed feeling. The joy of salt-tousled hair. The deepest of sleep that seems only ever to follow a day spent entirely outdoors. Needless to say, breaking out in an itchy rash certainly isn’t the takeaway you’d hope for!…

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How & Why to Use Antihistamines for Eczema Treatment

Although it can feel overwhelming to experience eczema or to see your loved ones go through it, the situation doesn’t have to be helpless. From natural skincare to specialist clothing for sensitive skin, there are many steps you can take to treat and prevent eczema symptoms. And antihistamines offer another powerful tool for combating eczema flares. Here, we’ll cover…

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Why and How to Use Turmeric to Treat Eczema

Eczema is a chronic skin condition characterized by dry, red, and itchy skin. While it usually develops during childhood, it can develop at any age. The most common type of eczema is atopic dermatitis. While there is a range of natural skincare products and gentle clothing you can wear to treat eczema, you can also…

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How to Deal with a Lactose Intolerance and Eczema

A lactose intolerance occurs when the body can’t break down or digest lactose. Lactose is a type of sugar found in milk and other dairy foods. Many people who are lactose intolerant also have eczema, as dairy is known to be a top eczema trigger. In this post, explore everything you need to know about…

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What’s the Link Between Eczema and Emotional Stress?

Stress can affect the body in many ways…including an increase in eczema flare-ups. Eczema is an inflammatory condition that’s characterized by a red rash, itchiness, dry skin, and sometimes even blisters that crack or ooze fluid. It’s a chronic condition affecting around 10-20% of the population. In this blog post, we explore the relationship between…

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Can Birth Control Cause Eczema?

What’s the relationship between eczema and birth control? To understand whether there’s connection, it’s important to understand how hormones affect the immune system and influence the body’s inflammatory response.  In this post, we discuss all things birth control and eczema, including: The relationship between birth control and skin issues Are birth control and eczema related? …

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Soothe your Skin with Shea Butter for Eczema

If you’re dealing with itchy, red, dry and irritated skin, you naturally want to find soothing relief. Rather than turning to steroid creams, many people are interested in natural and healthier alternatives. A popular home remedy is shea butter – a plant based moisturizer. Read on to learn more about shea butter for eczema and…

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