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The Symptoms Of Photoaggravated Eczema

Diagnosing and understanding the particular type of eczema, skin allergy, or other skin illness your child deals with can be a struggle. It can take working with several doctors, allergists, dermatologists, pediatricians, and dietitians before you finally get the answers you need and the healing your child deserves. For many parents, however, the process doesn’t stop there. For children who suffer from photoaggravated eczema, the diagnosis and treatment of the eczema itself may not be enough. When the light from the sun or other full spectrum lights causes regular eczema to flare up and get worse, it takes extra care and understanding Read More

Photoaggravated Eczema

One of the most mysterious and most troublesome forms of eczema to deal with is photoaggravated eczema. In this specific type of skin condition, the usual type of eczema is caused by, worsened by, or aggravated by the presence of sunlight or other types of full spectrum lighting. This condition is most common among children although many adults live with it on a daily basis. Today on the ScratchMeNot blog, we’ll explore many different facets of the complex sun sensitivity issue. Photoaggravated Eczema Whenever eczema or other skin conditions are worsened by exposure to the sun or full spectrum lighting, the term ‘photoaggrevated’ is Read More

What’s an elimination diet really like?

Elimination diets are hard. This is why most people don’t bother with them. Deep down they know they don’t feel as well as they should and they likely question food as the culprit, but they get too overwhelmed by the thought of such an extreme diet and the idea just washes away. That’s how I was for a long time. Elimination diets are challenging, but so very worth it. It is how we finally determined most of my son’s eczema triggers and food allergies, which were causing head-to-toe severe eczema. Eliminating gluten, dairy, soy, corn, and some tree nuts finally Read More

NEA announces Eczema App

The NEA has announced it’s first Eczema App which helps you: *Track Flares and Treatments *Take notes about the flare *Gain Information about Eczema by age groups *Get Up To Date News about Eczema from the NEA *Available for all mobile Apple and Android Devices *& More! Download it here!   All images courtesy of Read More

Eczema Information/Support Group Meeting @ UCLA – Saturday, November 17th (3pm – 5pm)

This meeting’s speaker is Dr Mao of the Tao of Wellness in Santa Monica, CA. He is a well-known Acupuncturist and Herbologist who has been featured on the Dr Oz show and has written a number of books on longevity and eastern medicines. He will speak to the group about Eczema and his approach to treating Eczema. (Dr. Mao is a Licensed Acupuncturist, a Diplomate of Chinese Herbology and a Diplomate in Anti-Aging.  He is currently in general practice with special interest in immune, hormonal and aging related conditions.  He was awarded the Outstanding Acupuncturist of the Year Award in Read More