Mum says son's severe eczema was cleared by £7.99 'miracle' cream

‘Having your first baby can be a stressful time as it is, but every day was so difficult as he was so upset and in pain and discomfort,’ said Pui. ‘He wasn’t able to learn as quickly or meet physical milestones like other babies. ‘It felt so cruel to hold his arms down physically as he was using his natural […]

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Study: Excessive salt-values in the case of skin allergies and atopic dermatitis demonstrated

Increased salt concentration in lesional skin demonstrated Allergies and skin diseases such as neurodermatitis are widely used in industrial countries such as Germany. About every third Person developed in the course of his life, an Allergy, on average, every tenth child suffers from eczema. The causes that lead to Allergy are still unknown. A German research team proved in a […]

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Eczema diet tips: Foods to eat and avoid

While no cure exists, over-the-counter creams and medications that can help to reduce inflammation are available. Sometimes, a doctor may recommend avoiding foods known to make eczema worse. Some foods may trigger the release of T cells that cause inflammation, as well as immunoglobulin-E or IgE, which is an antibody that the body produces in response to a threat. Foods […]

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Probiotic gives long-standing protection against childhood eczema, study finds

Giving a probiotic supplement to pregnant mothers and their infants significantly reduces the chances of a child developing eczema for the first 11 years of their life, researchers have shown. The probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus (HN001) given to mothers at a late stage of pregnancy and while breast feeding, and then to their babies from birth until the age of two […]

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Eczema Can Be Itchy, Painful, and Embarrassing—and It Was Just Linked to Suicidal Thoughts

Eczema, also called atopic dermatitis, is an inflammatory skin disease that affects 18 million adults (and lots of children, as well) in the United States. Ask anyone who suffers from the itchy, chronic condition and they’ll tell you it can be unpleasant at best, and debilitating at worst. Now, research published in JAMA Dermatology highlights just how much of a […]

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