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  • Newly Diagnosed with Eczema
    September 26, 2023

    Newly Diagnosed with Eczema

    One initial instance of inflammation can lead to subsequent bouts of further inflammation, creating a circularity that is challenging to treat. For those with chronic dermatitis that seems to be unresponsive to topical creams, more could be at play under the surface of your skin.
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  • Aging with Eczema
    September 19, 2023

    Aging with Eczema

    While we often associate eczema with childhood, there's a growing understanding of how it can manifest and evolve in older adults. Research shared by the National Eczema Association has unveiled that eczema prevalence actually begins to rise again after the age of 60.
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  • Alternative things to help with your eczema
    September 12, 2023

    Alternative things to help with your eczema

    If you’re using steroidal creams, consider adding natural body care products to your regimen. They can powerfully complement your self-care routine, and reduce your dependency on topical steroids. It’s even better when integrated into a comprehensive eczema care plan that includes attention to your diet, stress levels, and physical triggers.

    Though commonly called alternative care methods, we also like the term holistic. The latter term acknowledges that what you’re seeing on your skin can be a symptom of imbalances in other parts of your body. Let’s talk about a few of them

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  • What is Steroid Phobia?
    August 22, 2023

    What is Steroid Phobia?

     Topical corticosteroids constrict the blood vessels beneath the skin to rapidly reduce inflammation, itching, and discomfort. But there is a divide in eczema sufferers. For some people, using steroids provides quick and reliable relief.
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  • Can water quality impact Eczema?
    August 15, 2023

    Can water quality impact Eczema?

    Hard water, characterized by its high mineral content, can exacerbate eczema symptoms and dry out the skin. The minerals in hard water can form a film on the skin, hindering its ability to retain moisture and leading to increased irritation and itching. Let's explore the impact of that everyday essential H20 on eczema and how certain measures can be taken to alleviate your skin concerns.
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  • 7 signs you need to change your diet and gut health for healthier skin
    March 14, 2023

    7 signs you need to change your diet and gut health for healthier skin

    On the other hand, an imbalance in the gut microbiome can lead to more inflammation, which worsens existing skin conditions or triggers new ones. Our gut is also in charge of absorbing nutrients that are important for healthy skin, such as vitamins A, C, and E, as well as zinc and selenium. When the state of the gastrointestinal system is poor, it negatively impacts nutrient absorption.
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