One of the most effective ways for to treat a child’s moderate to severe eczema is with wet dressings, also call wet wraps. It is THE go to treatment for flare ups. This nearly miraculous treatment is simple and effective as it allows the skin to: Deeply hydrate the skin while soothing sores Reducing inflammation Relieving itching Healing broken skin Overall calming the skin If you find that your child is restless, itchy, hot, or uncomfortable or experiencing a flare up, wet wrapping can be your go to for some immediate relief. The skin will be noticeably different in the morning or even hours later! This is Read More
One of our ScratchMeNot families has graciously shared a new treatment they are seeking to use for their son, Low Dose Allergy The Davis’ have a son with moderate-severe case of eczema & allergies. They are looking to begin treatment after raising funds through a Go Fund Me campaign (www.gofundme.com/Linkseczema). They are hoping that this will help their son Link win his battle with eczema for good. Link’s mom, Amber, tells about how eczema has affected his life and how this treatment will help. Our son, Link, has had eczema since he was born. It did not affect his behavior very much. He Read More
Last Updated May 19, 2017 By Andrea in Activities, Clothing, Eczema, Scratching, Skin, Sleep, smnblog, Treatments with No Comment
This is a wonderful month to bring Eczema Awareness to the forefront of everyone’s mind. Here’s how ScratchMeNot is helping push the cause forward! Events: Free Eczema Class on October 14, 2014 at the Nappy Shoppe at 11:30am Eczema & Asthma Twitter Chat on Oct 30, 2014… Stay tuned for details Giving Back: $1 from every sale during the month of October will be given to the National Jewish Health! They specialize in severe eczema cases all over the world and are located in Colorado! Families that are seeking medical attention only pay what they can afford. It is truly an exciting Read More
Last Updated May 19, 2017 By Andrea in Allergies, smnblog, Treatments with Comments Off on DIY Disaster Preparedness Kit – Stay Safe, Spend Little!
One of the most important tings you can do for the health and safety of your family is create and maintain an emergency and disaster preparedness kit. These kits can be purchased online or in local stores – but you can also put them together on your own and save money in the process! Before you start putting your kits together, you’ll want to consider what you’ll store all of its important contents inside. Most people use waterproof 5-gallon buckets which can be sealed and stored in closets or basements spaces. You may also want to consider using a backpack Read More
Last Updated November 10, 2014 By Andrea in Eczema, Itchy Skin, Parenting, smnblog, Treatments with No Comment
Join us as we discuss the connection between eczema and asthma! Our #EczemaAsthma Twitter Chat will feature questions solely about asthma too with guest host & physician, Dr. Renee, who is a Asthma Advocate. Take a moment and submit your questions early to firstname.lastname@example.org Enjoy a chat, giveaways and great answers from Dr. Renee! Dr. Renee is an asthmatic, which drives her passion for asthma education. She addresses the concerns of asthma suffers, by supplying them with the tools and knowledge they need to receive the best medical care. She has appeared on various shows, including The Oprah Winfrey Show. She Read More