Posts Tagged ‘childhood eczema’

Why Probiotics for Eczema In Children Are Worth Trying

By Sabra Way (bio below) Probiotics often come up when discussing possible supplements to use for eczema. The question is what are the best probiotics for eczema? When do you use them and how will they help? In many previous studies involving atopic dermatitis, the probiotics were given to pregnant mothers and then continued in…

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Naturopathic Approach to Allergies, Asthma, and Eczema in Kids

I love holistic and alternative medicine because it usually looks at the whole body and doesn’t treat just the symptom. Of course it’s still important to keep regular appointments with an allergist to monitor severe food allergies and asthma and to ensure you have the correct emergency medication on hand. But it’s important to look…

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Starting an Eczema Support Group

In honor of eczema awareness month, please welcome our guest, Mei, as she shares her experiences with starting her own eczema support group! Dealing with eczema is stressful (read more about that here), but you’re not alone. Everyone knows someone effected with eczema, sadly it’s too common these days. There are online blogs like this…

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Frustration and Helplessness for Allergic Asthma

Frustration for me is having no answers. Right now I’m very frustrated. Over the past few weeks Tristan’s asthma has started to flare out of control. Every night he has coughing fits as the Ventolin and the air purifier don’t offer the relief they used to. We’re on to Flovent now to see if it…

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Don’t Give Up: A Mom’s Struggle to Help Her Son

by Megan Pringle (see bio below) THE HISTORY We don’t come from a family of allergic people, although there is a history of family members (on both sides) with autoimmune diseases. So, when my Logan, at age 2 developed mild seasonal eczema as well as seasonal allergic rhinitis, we were able to manage it fairly…

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How to Battle Eczema as a Family

  by Malvina Beker (see bio below) “Wow, that looks terrible!” The doctor started to say, looking at my brother’s exposed stomach that was covered in red patches, scabs, and puss.  My older brother Eugene and I had decide to take matters into our own hands and take our younger eight-year-old brother, Milan, to the doctor…

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