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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
Often after being woken up in the middle of the night from Lakyn's itchy flares I would try to find natural solutions to heal his eczema, what had helped others, or what made others flare. There were so many different things that had worked for others but had not worked for someone else. So many… Continue reading Soap over detergent for dish, laundry and bath.
We have been advises by doctors & allergy specialists to use a particular bath wash & moisturiser for Lakyn's eczema. But as I do, I research everything. Ingredients & the effects they cause. I then decide if i want to use the product or not. Now I am not about naming and shaming so wont put the… Continue reading Why I say ‘no’ to bath wash and creams advised for eczema by doctors
Our allergist refers us to the eczema clinic at the royal children's. It has great reviews but I still decided NOT to go, ever!!!!! The way they help eczema is with steroids and bleach baths. NO THANKS!!!! When I first heard of bleach baths for eczema I thought what the f#@k!!!!!! Just look at the… Continue reading What we use instead of bleach baths for eczema