Category Archives: Inflammation

Easy Ways To Reduce Scratching

Tips to reduce scratching in eczema babies and young kids Having eczema is tough, whether for babies, young kids or adults. Atopic dermatitis, commonly known as eczema, is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that is characterized by itch (pruritus). This itch, and the constant need to scratch, severely affects the quality of life of both […]

Sweet Fruits That Fight Inflammation

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Inflammation is a major part of eczema and other allergy issues. When skin gets inflamed, itching and scratching begin which can lead to infections and skin damage. Many parents have found that when they are able to control inflammation, eczema ends up being controlled at the same time. While there are anti-inflammatory medicines out there, […]

Is Your Child Eating Their Way To Inflammation?

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Did you know that what happens in the digestive tract plays a big role in what happens on the skin and in the immune system as a whole? Many people say that the immune system lives in the gut – and there’s a good reason for that. Our digestive tract is where our body deals […]

Are Omega-6s Causing Eczema Flare Ups?

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We’ve all been hearing a lot about the importance of essential fatty acids and ‘good fats’. Foods like nuts, seeds, and oils have made headlines in health news about their endless benefits – but is there a chance they’re causing more harm than good? While essential fatty acids like omega-3s are critical for healthy brain […]

When Thumb Sucking Triggers Eczema

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There’s something that seems so natural and even primal about thumb sucking. So many kids do it at one time or another, and it seems to have some benefits. Thumb sucking helps kids wean from breastfeeding by providing a comforting replacement as they get used to solid foods. It also soothes and relaxes them, and […]