Posts Tagged ‘food sensitivities’

4 Remedies for Seborrheic Dermatitis

I, like many others, developed a mild form of seborrheic dermatitis when I was younger. For so long, I thought I was suffering from typical dandruff, until I did some research and noticed it was something else. If you’ve ever experienced seborrheic dermatitis, then I’m sure, like me, you’ve tried almost every trick in the book…

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Looking at the bigger picture when it comes to healing dermatities

By Tami Bronstein, BSc Phyt (Hons), MNIMH, AHG (Bio Below) Relief; something we desperately seek when suffering.  Skin, as the largest organ of the body, can be an all-consuming suffering when eczema is in the picture.  As adults, we learn to distract ourselves from discomforts to some degree; children don’t understand, they simply succumb to…

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Are Escalating Food Sensitivities Hampering Your Life? A GAPS Story

You’ve read some of our updates on the GAPS diet, so for another perspective here is another story from a Certified GAPS Practitioner about her patient’s journey to healing. While the patient has seen improvements, she remains on the diet in hopes of one day being completely healed. Only time will tell how it will…

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Eczema & Asthma – Testing for Food Triggers

I’ve asked Dr. Farshchian to help us distinguish between food allergies and sensitivities and to help us better understand testing methods for each. While we’re not sure if food is the root cause of eczema, most of us have experienced first hand how food can trigger flare ups. I hope today’s post can shed some…

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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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A Mums’ Intuition is Never Wrong

Kids get sick, it’s just part of growing up. But when is a cold not just a cold? When does it mean there could be more going on internally? What if you could help your child get better? I know you’re like me and would want to do everything you could possibly do for your…

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A look at Foods effect on Asthman and Eczema

  By Tom Hines (see bio below) Two things that asthma and eczema have in common are inflammation, and an overactive immune system.  One could argue that if the immune system was under control, then so would the inflammation. We hear a lot about gluten, soy, corn, and dairy.  Although these certainly are the big…

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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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An Anaphylactic Experience: Why It’s Not Worth the Risk

Last night was the worst night of my life. It was the night of my son’s first anaphylactic reaction. Looking back now, it all seems like a nightmare – blurry, but terrifying all the same. I’ve been thinking about how I’d write this post throughout the day. How to begin, what details to include/avoid, etc.…

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How Moving Overseas Can Provide a Different Eczema Treatment

Imagine the stress of moving over seas with a new baby, an eczema diagnosis, and learning to eat on a hypoallergenic diet. Meet Tara, a fellow eczema mom. Not only did her family’s relocation go smoothly, but the move to Scotland opened Tara’s eyes to a different and natural treatment option for her son’s eczema.

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