This may sound strange, but bone broth is perhaps one of the healthiest and most healing foods you can make! If you’re a fan of reading health and nutrition blogs like I am, chances are you’ve already stumbled across people raving about this classic food staple. Health nuts and Nutritionists are suggesting bone broth soup for a whole range of issues – and for those of us who deal with eczema and other skin sensitivities it just might become a staple! Bone broth is made with basic ingredients that you can get from your local grocery store and butcher. As Read More
…It’s More Than Just Itchy Skin!
During this eczema journey, one of the top questions is, how to prevent scratching beyond medication, especially for children. Experts weigh in and voice their preference: whether to use mittens, gloves or go completely hands free. Should parents cover their child’s hands? The medical perspective We’ve spoken to various doctors across the US to get their feedback on which approach they deem the most appropriate for children with eczema. Should parents cover the hands to prevent skin damage, or forego any hand covering, and use topical treatments instead, allowing children to scratch or rub freely? Each type of doctor (allergists, dermatologists & pediatricians alike) focus on stopping the scratch-itch cycle, removing discomfort, 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
If you are exploring eczema, you may have noticed that narrowing down the specific type of eczema you and your child are dealing with can be really frustrating. Eczema is eczema, but in order for medical professionals to do research and find treatments, they often break the greater eczema illness down into sub-categories to make it easier for them to keep track of variations and different ways the disorder can manifest in any individual patient. Today, take a few moments with us to explore the various types of common eczema and learn what they are and how they behave. Atopic Read More