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NAET – Miracle cure or hoax? Part II Conclusion

Earlier in Part 1, we discussed why Jennifer began the journey of NAET to determine if it would be a miracle cure or hoax. Read Part I here. More importantly, if it would help Tristan with his concerns. After the Treatment At the end of each treatment session Tristan could have absolutely no exposure to the substance being treated for a 25-hour period. He couldn’t eat or touch anything made of the substance. So, for example, one time we treated my son for calcium. He could only drink and clean himself with distilled water. That was difficult. Not to mention the many Read More

NAET – Miracle cure or hoax? Part I

If you have food or environmental allergies, intolerances, eczema, or a variety of other health issues, you may have heard of NAET treatment.   What is NAET Treatment? NAET stands for Nambudripad’s Allergy Elimination Techniques. According to the NAET website, NAET is “a non-invasive, drug free, natural solution to eliminate allergies of all types and intensities using a blend of selective energy balancing, testing and treatment procedures from acupuncture/acupressure, allopathy, chiropractic, nutritional, and kinesiological disciplines of medicine.” Yet Another Alternative Treatment It wasn’t intrigue in something new, nor was it solely the natural aspects that led us to try this Read More

Seeing eczema for the first time….Update!!

After writing about Althea’s family experience a few months ago, we were excited to take a moment to catch up with her again for updates! We’ll cut right to the chase and focus on Esau, as his sibling’s have just about grown out of their eczema. Shortly after being around Althea’s energetic and loving bunch, she quickly grabbed my attention towards Esau’s arms. Althea was SO elated that she tried wet dresses for his arms because of the overnight improvement she’s witnessed. Their pediatrician suggested that she try a wet dress to increase his moisture retention. And sure enough, although Read More

Seeing eczema for the first time, 3 times

Earlier this year I had the pleasure of interviewing Althea, a wife and a mom to three fabulous children: Elgrie IV (Age 4), Klarc (Age 2), and Esau (Age 3 mos.). I thought it would be great speak to a mom who is figuring out the world of eczema, one day at a time as we are! When we began our interview, Althea had never heard of ScratchMeNots, but has been an avid user since she’s found out about them. Take a moment to read how eczema introduced itself to Althea’s family during our chat. A dermatologist told me that Read More

Marcie Mom – The early events of raising a child with eczema

  Mei, aka Marcie Mom, is writing to us from Singapore where she created a blog for parents with children diagnosed with eczema called Eczema Blues. She has published a children’s book this year (2011) titled “A to Z Animals are not scratching!” In this book children will “learn what the animals do instead of scratching”. She enjoys designing and cartooning, as well as, weekend outings with the family.   What do parents do when we find out that our child has eczema? Take a moment to read how Mei and her family are answering this very question. Q: At Read More