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Eczema and Vitamin D

Planning on spending extra time in the sun with your eczema warrior this summer? There is a ton of benefits to spending time in the sun – especially for children with eczema! Eczema and Vitamin D An experiment looked at whether or not deficient or insufficient levels of vitamin D correlate with the severity of atopic dermatitis (AD), which is a type of chronic and inflammatory eczema. This particularly study looked at 37 children and the severity of their atopic dermatitis. Ultimately, the data collected from this study suggest that vitamin D deficiency may be related to the severity of Read More

Treating Colds & Allergies The Natural Way

Spring has spring and now is the time when sniffles and sneezes crop up at every turn. While we’re trying to enjoy the warm weather and seasonal fun, it’s a good idea to know how to handle any springtime allergies or colds that show up the natural way. Avoiding the medicine head, grogginess, fatigue, moodiness, and synthetic chemicals that come along with using many of the over-the-counter cold, flu, and allergy medications can make a bad situation a lot better – so today we’ll be looking at some of the best natural alternatives your family may want to try. Herbs Read More

Fall Allergies & Eczema Flare Ups

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Fall is just around the corner and a whole host of new allergens are about to go on the rampage. During the fall, leaves begin to drift to the ground as moisture rises. This is the time of year when we tend to see the greatest increase in mold and mildew allergies since there are lots of dark, wet places for them to grow. In addition, many areas of the USA will experience ragweed pollen issues this year well into October due to the late summer season. Even if your child isn’t directly allergies to common fall allergies like mold Read More

3 Ways To Avoid Fall Allergies

Fall is in full effect and many people across the country are experiencing a spike in seasonal allergies. Many experts are reporting record highs in allergens this year, so it’s a good idea to keep you and your family protected to avoid the many frustrations that allergic attacks can bring up. While spring is usually more known for allergens, fall can be just as bag. Ragweed goes through a growing cycle at this time of year that can cause serious issue for people who are sensitive to it. There are also issues with mold and mildew thanks to the extra Read More

Summer Sun and Eczema

When it comes to eczema it seems there are two types of people – those who find relief and soothing from the dry, light air, and those who find aggravation of their eczema symptoms due to sweating and heat. This can complicate things when it comes to finding a good all-around summer treatment for kids who deal with eczema because it’s hard to know what treatments and lifestyle changes to apply to which cases. The good news is that’s it’s relatively easy to figure out which camp your child is in and which methods of treatment during hot weather may Read More