Inflammation is a major part of eczema and other allergy issues. When skin gets inflamed, itching and scratching begin which can lead to infections and skin damage. Many parents have found that when they are able to control inflammation, eczema ends up being controlled at the same time. While there are anti-inflammatory medicines out there, fighting with food is a great alternative. Since kids love fruit, today I’d like to share some amazing all-natural treats with you that your kids will love and that just might help keep inflammation at bay! The Fruit Family While all fruits have anti-inflammatory properties, Read More
Allergies are rooted in the body’s immune system. When the immune system thinks that something like dust, mold, nuts, or dairy is an invasive element, it goes to work fighting the element in order to protect the body from harm. In cases where we’ve come into contact with an aggressive pathogen, bacteria, or virus this is a great thing – but when the element is as non-dangerous as a flower or wool, the body can overreact and cause all of the symptoms that allergies bring. Because allergies cause so much stress on the body, and because stress influences how well Read More
If you child suffers from allergies of any kind, you may be wondering where to turn for help. The Internet is a great resource for learning more about what works for other parents – but it’s no replacement for the detailed information you can get about your child from a specialist. Your child is unique and their allergies are unique too. Working with a great allergy professional is the best first step to tackling the problem and preventing it from getting in the way. Doctors, nurses, allergists, dietitians, dermatologists, pediatricians… all of these experts can help, but which one is best for your child? Seeing Read More
This week we’re thrilled to share a very special guest post written by our friend Nate from Nate’s raw Harvest… enjoy! Hello everyone! This is Nate from Nate’s Raw Harvest. School is starting back up and, whether your little one is about to start, or it’s just around the corner for them, their nutrition will have a huge role in their success. Not only can the quality of their nutrition influence their ability to learn, but also increase or decrease their food sensitivities and allergies. That’s just one more thing to have to worry about with all the things we Read More
Last Updated January 28, 2016 By Andrea in Allergies, Itchy Skin, Scratching, Skin, smnblog, Treatments with Comments Off on Scratch-Free Summer Style!
If you’re a parent who has a child that scratches due to allergies, eczema, compulsive behavior, or any other cause, you’ve probably heard about ScratchMeNot mittens and how they help put an end to the damage caused by scratching. In today’s post, we thought it would be fun to look at the sweet styles and playful looks that our mittens come in this season to show that the ScratchMeNot mittens work and look cute while they do their job! Many parents think that taking their kids out on the town, to play dates, or shopping while wearing scratch mittens could be Read More