Category Archive for: ‘Allergies’

DIY All-Natural Skin Moisturizers

When it comes to dry, itchy, flaking, or irritated skin, a deep moisturization can sometimes bring a huge amount of much needed relief. The problem is that applying common moisturizers and lotions can also bring chemicals, allergies, and flare-ups. This week I’d like to introduce you to some truly all-natural DIY home remedies for hydrating, protecting, and nourishing even the most sensitive of skin using items you probably already have on hand. As with all skin applications, don’t use anything you have an allergy to. Dry, Dead, or Flaking Skin This can be a real pain – both in how Read More

How To Get EpiPens with $0 Co-Pay

Epipens have been in the news lately as schools are rethinking the role of stocking epinephrine and administering it, and we’ve been keeping a close watch on the story. We’ve compiled a great list of resources for you to learn more about EpiPens and your local schools which will appear at the end of this post. In the meantime, we’d like to tell you how you can get an EpiPen 2-Pak with with no co-pay for a limited time! Here’s how to take advantage of the savings if you have commercial insurance, medicare or the like: Make sure your child’s EpiPen prescription is up to Read More

Spring Allergies And Eczema

Did you know that there may be a very profound connection between long-term eczema and seasonal springtime pollen allergies? When spring breezes come in and the pollen from trees, and flowers takes to the air, many families find that eczema symptoms get worse – but what’s the correlation? The Eczema State When a child suffers from eczema, their bodies are in a near constant state of immune response. From inflammation to immune triggers, eczema keeps the body on high alert to anything it thinks might be a threat. When eczema is a long term issue with a child, it can cause their Read More

Sunscreen and Skin Sensitivity

It’s that time of year again when we need to start looking at sun protection. As the days get longer and hotter, it’s more important than ever that we make sure that the sun doesn’t add to allergies and other skin sensitivities we’re already dealing with. The good news is that there are more options than ever before, and many of them are a great fit for families who have skin allergies, eczema, and other sensitivities going on. This week, I’d like to explore some aspects of sun care you may need to know this season, and introduce you to some techniques Read More

Pets, Eczema, and Allergies

There is little else that brings a smile to the face of a child than a family pet. Animals are known to be extremely therapeutic for children, and they are a great way for kids to learn compassion, responsibility, and nurturing. Most every kid loves being around dogs, cats, and other family pets, but what can you do when allergies are an issue? For many children, dander, shedding, and skin oils from pets can aggravate allergies and eczema. The good news is that there are things you can do to help keep you pets and your kids happy and healthy Read More