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What Causes Eczema? A Q+A with Dr. Peter Lio

We have a really great video for you today from Dr. Peter Lio (see bio below). Scroll down to watch the video or read on for a full transcript.

Here’s what Dr. Lio had to say………

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Today’s question is what causes eczema?

This is a great question and unfortunately we do not have a great answer to “what causes eczema?” or “what is eczema?” But some of the pieces that are important to think about include the fact that the skin barrier is leaky. Read more

10 Eczema Treatments You’ve Never Heard Of

By Laura Dolgy (see bio below)

No, really! We guarantee you haven’t heard of all these treatments.

If you’ve researched eczema treatments over and over again, then you’ll notice that there are a ton of amazing natural remedies and suggestions out there. Treatments that use coconut oil or aloe vera, as well as practices such as elimination diets are some of the most common discussions out there.

But what about more obscure eczema treatments like NAET treatments or banana peels? Well, we’ve done our research and have put together a list of the 10 most unusual treatments for eczema (some more daring than others) out there for you to try. Because, hey, you just never know what will work…

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Why Scratch Mittens Are An Essential Part of Healing Eczema

By Laura Dolgy (see bio below)

Nothing is more annoying or painful as watching a loved one suffer from eczema and experience relentless scratching. Those of us who do suffer from eczema will agree that scratching provides relief (even if only for a second) but that it also causes a whirlwind of other issues like more itchiness, bleeding and infection. In fact, there is clinical term for it, the notorious “itch-scratch cycle.” Today, we’re going discuss to how to prevent scratching, specifically in babies and children. If you’ve never heard of scratch mittens, you’re going to want to keep reading on… Read more

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 best treatment for it, but have been unsuccessful, you’ll want to read this post! In it we breakdown the most common forms of eczema, as well as the best natural treatment for eczema by type. Read more

How to Eat Well for Winter Eczema Relief

By Dr. Amy Duong (bio below)

To my eczema warriors!

Today I’d like to give you a list of foods and how to prepare them that would be beneficial to eat with the intention of nourishing and healing skin to prevent eczema in winter. I often hear from my patients that their eczema worsens in the winter months due to the dryness from the cold temperatures outside and from turning on the heat in inside. Skin dryness signifies that the skin is not being nourished with the proper nutrients and thus the skin barrier to the outside environment weakens and the skin is subject to more irritants, weather changes, and eczema from internal detoxification issues.

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10 Natural Remedies for Eczema You Can Try at Home Today

Laura Dolgy (see bio below)

If you’re prone to eczema then you’ve probably spent countless hours researching the best remedies for quick and effective relief. Unfortunately, not every trick and tip on the Internet works, but we’re here to break down the top 10 natural remedies for eczema that can be tried today with items you can probably find in your home. Read more

The Best Essential Oils for Eczema

By Brooke Cade (see bio below)

Eczema is a chronic skin condition that affects over 30 million Americans. Common as it may be, eczema is still an uncomfortable and sometimes debilitating condition that can compromise your quality of living.

To treat eczema, more and more people are turning away from conventional medicine to essential oils as they search for a more holistic and “big picture” remedy to their skin condition. The anti-inflammatory and stress-reducing properties of essential oils can help to promote healing and lasting change to improve your eczema for good.

In this article, learn more about the causes of eczema, who’s at risk to develop it, as well as the best essential oils for eczema. Read more

5 Tips to Heal your Weeping Eczema Naturally

If you suffer from eczema, then this time of the year is probably the most difficult for your skin. Colder temperatures and harsh winds tend to dry out skin for long periods of time leading to more painful, cracked and red eczema. It could also lead to weeping skin. Read more

Our Eczema Trials: Auto Immune Paleo and Eczema

My son’s skin is so, so, SO much better than before. His severe eczema really controlled our lives and we had a very hard time managing it. We finally found a host of natural remedies for eczema that worked for his particular skin and our lives have drastically changed.

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Welcome to a New Year! It’s time for New Skin!

Wow – we can’t believe it’s already 2017! We absolutely love ringing in the New Year and want to share that moment with our followers.
If you had it tough last year, we’re here to remind you that the New Year not only brings good luck, but new opportunities. This month, we’re focusing on a “New Year, New Skin” initiative. No matter what you’re experiencing or feeling, it’s time to leave those issues in the past and start fresh!

Itchy Little World along with The Eczema Company will be providing new resources throughout the year about eczema, as well as tools to control it. One resource and tool we’re excited to share with our community is Prime Physique Nutrition’s The Conqueror Eczema Academy. If you haven’t met Abby from Prime Physique Nutrition, then you can check out her eczema story as well as her tips for coping with emotional health when suffering from eczema. Read more

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