Tag Archives: Eczema

PROTOPIC BLACK BOX WARNING

BlackBox_EMThe skin on my wrists is much lighter than the rest of my body.  It looks bleached and patchy, red, pink and scratchy.  It’s easy to blame yourself for how bad your eczema has gotten, but it’s necessary to understand it’s not all your fault.  We trust our doctors and dermatologists to give us good advice and only recommend medications fit for healing our skin.   Continue reading

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GLUTEN ALLERGY LINKED TO ECZEMA

gluten_EMMedical evidence links gluten allergies/intolerances as a cause of eczema flareups, studies have shown.  According to the National Eczema Association and the Livestrong Foundation, people with eczema may potentially have an allergy or intolerance to foods containing gluten.  The exact cause of eczema is unknown, but allergies, the environment and other substances can aggravate it. In particular, having a wheat or gluten allergy may trigger eczema, according to the Australian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy. Continue reading


ONLINE BULLYING

Bullying is unacceptable.  With today’s mass media, online bullying is rampant.  It’s the “worst kind” of bullying because these cowards feel invincible behind computer screens.  It’s the worst kind because victims have no opportunity to respond. Continue reading


LACEY’S STORY


For anyone who knows me, they know I am NOT tech savvy!  So here is my first attempt at an edited podcast with music.. Enjoy! Continue reading


LIGHT THERAPY

I went to the dentist last Monday and spoke with one of the ladies who worked there.  She noticed the eczema on my hands and told me a story about her husband, who also has eczema, but on his hands and feet.  Jolleen told me his eczema is so bad, his feet bleed on a daily basis. Continue reading


GO GREEN

Sometimes no matter what ointments we use or medicines we take, our eczema flareups don’t seem to dissipate.  As patients of eczema, we should consider other alternatives for healing.  These are some natural and organic products worth trying:

Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil – Olive oil has been used to soften and soothe skin Continue reading


DISCLAIMER

Both you and I, we are just people.  Whether your reading my blog for yourself, your child, a friend, or significant other, we are all just people seeking help, understanding, information, and above all.. We’re all just looking for someone else who can know what we’re experiencing with eczema. Continue reading