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Scratching And Temper Tantrums

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It’s one thing to see your child suffer from constant itching and scratching – and another to see scratching and temper tantrums combined. Double the trouble. Stress, anxiety, frustration and immune system responses can all be wrapped up in both itching and emotional meltdowns, so they often go hand in hand. An emotional or anxiety […]

Sleeping When Itchy

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Itching is probably one of the most distracting, irritating, and agitating sensations we can have. When the skin lights up with hot spots and itching, it seems like the itch goes all the way to the bone. This sensation in children often leads to aggressive scratching that can cause scratches, infections, and further eczema flare […]

Stress & Scratching

When dealing with eczema and its many symptoms, parents are often looking most intensely at the foods, products, and irritants in their children’s lives that may be causing the problem. This is great and it usually leads to some very interesting finds, but did you know that the state of your child’s mind can actually […]

How To Clip Your Child’s Nails

Have you ever clipped your child’s fingernails – or your own – only to find that you’ve created sharp edges that cause scratching and snagging? Going through the process of manicuring your nails only to discover they’re causing just as much trouble as they were when they were long can be a real frustration – especially if […]