Posts Tagged ‘psoriasis’

Eczema and Psoriasis: What’s the Difference?

Did you know that like eczema, psoriasis is a common skin condition? In fact, psoriasis affects close to 125 million people worldwide. Also, like eczema, psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune condition that causes itching, scaling, and pain. This week, we discuss what is the difference between eczema and psoriasis. If you’re suffering from either skin…

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9 Natural Remedies for Psoriasis You Should Try

by Laura Dolgy (see bio below) If you didn’t already know, psoriasis affects as many as 125 million people worldwide. It is known as a chronic autoimmune disease that is characterized by thick skin plaque that cause itching, scaling and pain. If you’re suffering from psoriasis, then we know how difficult it can be to…

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Itching Caused by Eczema, Dry Skin, Psoriasis & Allergies: How to Stop it

Have you ever had skin itchy so intense, you couldn’t think of anything but scratching it raw? If you suffer from eczema, then you’re probably most familiar with the feeling. However, if you’re not suffering from eczema, there can be several other reasons why your skin may be itchy. If you’re ever wondered how to…

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How to Choose the Best Treatment for Eczema By Skin Type

By Laura Dolgy (see bio below) If you didn’t already know, eczema comes in many different forms. Although eczema is known for being itchy and dry, it is also known for causing sores, welts, redness, and scaly skin. If you’ve been frantically searching the web looking to classify your type of eczema and find the…

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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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Manuka Honey: A Natural Eczema Remedy

By Jennifer Roberge (bio below) I am a big believer in the healing properties of Manuka Honey for eczema. Why? Because it is the key ingredient in our go-to eczema cream. The one that has helped my son’s chronic dry, scaly eczema as well as my daughter’s more minor, red inflamed eczema. The natural cream I’m…

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Psoriasis is Much More Than a Skin Disease

Affecting as many as one million Canadians (10) and more than 125 million people worldwide (11), psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune disease characterized by thick and extensive skin lesions, called plaques, known to cause itching, scaling and pain (12). People living with psoriasis reported that these symptoms can negatively impact their quality of life, both…

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All About Leaky Gut Syndrome: Healing Your Gut Series

Healing Your Gut Series: What Is Leaky Gut Syndrome & How It May Apply To You! By Josh Gitalis (bio below) If you or your child suffers from allergy-driven conditions like eczema, psoriasis, asthma or allergies, you are likely well aware of the difficulty in treating these conditions. The first line therapies consist of various…

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Soap Nuts: A Great Natural Option for Eczema

I met today’s guest blogger online a few years ago when I was just starting the blog. I was reaching out to online support groups and found Heidi at her eczema FB support page and immediately loved her natural approach. We’d been using soap nuts for a while at that point, so when I saw…

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Your Child and Psoriasis: Learning How to Have a Thick Skin

  By Hannah Everyone always said I was a pretty little girl. My parents were often complimented on my beautiful olive skin and big brown eyes, and my cheeky grin always got me out of trouble. Then, at seven years old, I developed psoriasis. It first appeared on my knees, and elbows, easily mistaken as…

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