As I’ve been researching various skin issues that attack babies, toddlers and adults. I’ve come to this same question over and over again: Topical or Internal? America has been indirectly trained to follow this vicious cycle: Ailment —> Doctor’s appointment —> Prescription (cream or pills) = Problem solved….temporarily Most likely the ailment comes back and we begin the cycle all over again. It’s no secret that the healthcare industry gives a lot of prescriptions to handle the symptoms instead of getting to the root of the problem. I’ve decided to come out of the fog to return to our grassroots Read More
…It’s More Than Just Itchy Skin!
Last Updated October 4, 2012 By Andrea in Itchy Skin, Moisturizers, Scratching, Skin, smnblog, Treatments with 1 Comment
Last Updated June 10, 2013 By Andrea in Allergies, Itchy Skin, Scratching, Skin, smnblog with No Comment
Every parent wants to protect their kids at all costs, but at the same time, every parent also wants their children to grow up to live a happy, fun, and fulfilled life with parties, friends, events, and every opportunity possible at their fingertips. When it comes to food allergies and sensitivities though, attending or hosting parties with your allergy free kids can be extremely stressful. You don’t want you children to feel left out, but at the same time, you need to be sure they don’t have any sort of reaction. .. Here are a few tips for ensuring your kids Read More
After the first NAET blog post by Jennifer went live, I was excited to see the outcome. Upon waiting for the part 2 to post, there was unexpected opposition to NAET treatment. Most of us have heard that finding the underlying cause to itchy/sensitive skin is a trial and error process. I was caught off guard when a commenter gave some expected opposition to alternative methods. While this person had valid concerns, it made me re-evaluate the need for alternative medicine. During my search for the cure, I’ve become aware of many different ideas and ways to hopefully reduce itchiness, Read More
We’re announcing Our First Eczema Twitter Party! And you’re invited! What’s a twitter party? Here’s a quick overview provided by one of our host that will get you up to speed to enjoy the fun! Join us to discuss “What works for your child’s eczema?”: When: March 16th, 9pm EST Hashtag: #4Eczema Host: Mei, Eczema Blues Sponsors: ScratchMeNot& The Eczema Company We’ll also be giving away 3 prizes suited for eczema children and winners (from US or Canada) will be selected and contacted by our sponsors. 1st Prize: US$30 store credit at EczemaCompany.com 2nd Prize: (1) ScratchMeNot Classic 3m-3T (Winner specifies whether Read More
Have you had one of these days that left you internally screaming? I was talking to my mom about her granddaughter’s itchy skin. And I could tell this conversation was not going in the direction I had hoped. She simply didn’t understand what I was going through. She was trying, yet she just couldn’t. I called another friend, hoping she could potentially give me some tips or encouragement. Better yet, just listen. Yep, unavailable. Reached out to my husband at work…busy. Let the Scream Fest begin. (Insert screaming, stomping, and steam rising out of ears) According to a study done Read More