Cracks, fissures and splits often occur over hand and foot eczema that has been left untreated. Here are some tips to help prevent cracks from appearing and to reduce the pain from cracks.
Prevent the eczema from occurring in the first place!
Practice good dry skin care practices. If there is sign of eczema starting, [...]
Today we feature Kelly Northey who created the Bamboo Bubby Bag for eczema and learn about her story. Kelly is also mom of an eczema child.
What was your inspiration behind the Bamboo Bubby Bag?
The Bamboo Bubby Bag was born back in 2010, when I was a new mum to a 6 month old [...]
Today, we feature an interview with AD RescueWear, the company the produces Wrap-E-Soothe clothing and sleeves which make wet wrap or dry wrap therapy easier.
What was the motivation behind starting AD RescueWear?
Beth Scott, President of AD RescueWear, has a son with eczema. Beth’s son Harrison was diagnosed with full body eczema and [...]
Today we feature an interview with Mei, also known as @MarcieMom. Mei started blogging about eczema and helping eczema families in her unique way since 2011, a year after her daughter Marcie was diagnosed with eczema. She co-authored Living with Eczema: Mom Asks, Doc Answers and illustrated the book cover and another children’s book
Authors: Dr. Hugo Van Bever, MarcieMom
“Living with Eczema: Mom Asks, Doc Answers!” by Dr. Hugo Van Bever and MarcieMom is a unique book which systematically tackles must-know information about eczema. Each chapter includes an introduction to the topic followed by a [...]
The dry air is setting in and your skin is drying out! Here are some top tips for keeping your skin hydrated.
1. Use a humidifier. Re-create a more moist environment by infusing some water into the air. Make sure to choose a humidifier that can capably humidify the size of your room. For safety, [...]
The world of health care can be a complex and confusing world to navigate. Add in the mix of different insurance plans which can regulate your path to your doctor, and that makes it all the more confusing. For instance, your insurance plan may make you see your primary care physician or pediatrician before [...]
As part of Eczema Awareness Month, we will feature Eczema Champions — individuals who are helping lead the fight against eczema. In this interview, we learn more about Dr. Peter Lio.
Dr. Peter Lio is the co-founder and co-director of the Chicago Integrative Eczema Center. He is also Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology and [...]
The Third annual Itching for a Cure walk is coming up in just two days! It will be held this Sunday at the UCLA campus. It is the only walk dedicated towards raising funds for eczema. That’s pretty special considering eczema may affect more than 30 million Americans.
Here are the details:
October is heralded by crisp cool air, changing color of leaves, trips to the apple orchard and cider donuts. For many people, along with this change of seasons comes a spike in eczema flares. Thus, October is also Eczema Awareness Month.
This month, we will bring you an array of articles on eczema ranging [...]
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