Eczema

ECZEMA & TOPICAL STEROID ADDICTION & WITHDRAWAL.

   Something you are not told about when going to the doctors with your skin issues or your little ones. -For our son & some people steroids are not the answer.- If you find that your eczema just won't give up, it goes away with steroids but when you stop using them, comes back in… Continue reading ECZEMA & TOPICAL STEROID ADDICTION & WITHDRAWAL.

Eczema, Natural Remedies, Resources

Eczema, how to help naturally.

Eczema sucks!!!! Eczema is such a complicated problem & it's not well understood. It is common however for anyone suffering from eczema to have or develop other allergies. 3 in 10 infants with eczema & a family history of allergies will develop a food allergy. 4 in 10 develop asthma and/or hay fever. Sadly eczema is on… Continue reading Eczema, how to help naturally.

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Use of topical corticosteroids for eczema

Before reading this blog post I just want you to know that if you are struggling with eczema or have a loved one suffering from eczema, I'm sorry. I know how horrible it is & I hope you can find your triggers & heal soon. Our son Lakyn is now free from eczema (unless he… Continue reading Use of topical corticosteroids for eczema

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Chemicals in daily personal care products

Do you know whats in the products you use everyday on yourself & your children's skin?? Looking at a product I was recommended by doctors & allergists for my son with eczema. The ingredients:  Aqua(water), sodium laurel sulcate, glycerin, lauryl betaine, disodium cocoamphodiacetate, sodium cocoyl isethionate, peg-120 methyl glucose dioleate, glycol stearate, methylparaben, citric acid,… Continue reading Chemicals in daily personal care products

Eczema, Natural Remedies, Recipes

Detox bath for eczema & the whole family

I LOVE a good bath!!! Who doesn't??? Soaking away in a warm bath, relaxing your body & your muscles, reading a book, having a wine, or just simply closing your eyes & having some alone time. I suggest not drinking while having a detox bath but go for it any other time 🙂 I have a… Continue reading Detox bath for eczema & the whole family

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Changing diet to help eczema.

Please seek medical advise before changing yours or your children's diet. We have seen Doctors, Allergists, Dieticians & Naturopaths before our big change. I never thought about food when it came to eczema, Doctors never mention it nor do they recommend changing diet to help it. The only thing doc's say will help eczema is steroids. (so… Continue reading Changing diet to help eczema.

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Reflection, Eczema & Steroid withdrawal

I never really knew what eczema was like, my daughter had a few little spots in the creases of her arms and legs when she was young. I took her down to the chemist & they gave me some cortisone which cleared it up. Only reappearing once or twice a year. This is what I thought… Continue reading Reflection, Eczema & Steroid withdrawal

Eczema, Natural Remedies

Healing eczema from the inside.

While researching how to heal eczema naturally we found a lot of advice on healing from the inside out, healing the gut. If something wasn't right on the outside it meant  somethings going on in the inside. Fix that and you can help the problem. So the gut healing diet began. We introduced, bone broth and Probiotic and… Continue reading Healing eczema from the inside.

Eczema, Food allergies & Intolerances

Food effecting eczema

You know its funny, Doctors and allergists told us not to avoid any foods & that if Lakyn did react to food, eczema wouldn't kill him. Also said "It was a bit silly to deprive him of such foods." For about three months Lakyn had a clear runny nose, coughing and puffy eyes. I had been… Continue reading Food effecting eczema