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Generic vs. Name Brand – What Works Best For Eczema & Budgets?

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If your family is like ours, chances are saving money is really important to you. Having a child with a special health need can be a real tax on funds, so I am always looking for simple ways to save money and cut back on how much we spend treating eczema and skin issues. When I started looking for ways to save money on my child’s eczema, the number one tip I got was to switch to generic brands. The difference in cost between a name brand ointment and a generic version can be several dollars – so it’s no Read More

New ScratchMeNot Colors Raise Awareness During National Eczema Month

Dallas, Texas – According to research, approximately 10 percent of children suffer from eczema, usually starting in infancy, a skin condition that constitutes an itchy rash. Many children cannot stop scratching long enough for their skin to heal. That is why ScratchMeNot Flip Mitten Sleeves are essential for young ones with eczema, for newborns to age 6. In recognition of National Eczema Month (October), ScratchMeNots have unveiled two new colors, Papaya Splash and Puzzled Green. The colors coordinate with the National Eczema Association’s brand colors and work to increase awareness about the prevalence of eczema and ways to help ease Read More

Using Wet Wraps To Treat Severe Eczema – Wet Wrapping

Recently we heard from Claire, who shared some great information and photos about using a wet wrap for her son. Claire: Hiya guys, just wanted to say a big thank you from a relieved eczema Mum – my 9 month old boy suffers from severe, persistent eczema just like his older sister did, and often attacks his face/head as that is the only exposed skin he can get to. Up until now I was using a homemade type wet wrap on his head to protect his head (which often got weird looks and comments from strangers) but I’ve just this week Read More

Summer Sun and Eczema

When it comes to eczema it seems there are two types of people – those who find relief and soothing from the dry, light air, and those who find aggravation of their eczema symptoms due to sweating and heat. This can complicate things when it comes to finding a good all-around summer treatment for kids who deal with eczema because it’s hard to know what treatments and lifestyle changes to apply to which cases. The good news is that’s it’s relatively easy to figure out which camp your child is in and which methods of treatment during hot weather may Read More

Alternatives To An Allergy-Free Halloween

If you’re excited about celebrating Halloween this year but aren’t excited about all the sugar, gluten, and other allergens, we have some great resources for you! This year you can treat your family, provide for classroom festivities, and even spoil your trick-or-treaters with goodies that taste great and won’t challenge your guests’ health. Here are a few simple suggestions to help you create the perfect celebration this year in health and happiness! >>> Cookies & Cakes Thanks to the availability of flour and what alternatives, making cookies, cupcakes, and cakes without the allergens is easier than ever. In many cases Read More