Just the other day I was feeling a bit sorry for myself. We all have days like this when you’re suffering from eczema and feel very low. I have these days every now and then and my son had plenty of them when his eczema was at its worst. One method of keeping his spirits… Read More Eczema – Stop feeling sorry for yourself!
Our story-Why we wrote this article After many years of caring for our son who has Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis) when we stumbled upon HUMIDIFIERS by chance. We, like every parent caring for someone suffering from eczema, are always looking for ways to help treat and manage this horrible condition. We say MANAGE ECZEMA because the is… Read More Humidifier for eczema – Why should I buy one?
What is the best sunblock for children with eczema? Having eczema means there are far fewer things you can put on your skin. Any scented or soap-based products can cause flare-ups, as can all number of chemical ingredients. This makes it very hard when buying everyday products, such as sunblock, especially for children. In this… Read More What is the best sunblock for children with eczema?
I started to use Dead Sea salts in my bath at home after I realized how good my Eczema looked after swimming in the sea. It was 2013 when Myself and my family went on holiday to Cyprus, I love to go snorkeling in the ocean whenever I’m on holiday and this one was no exception.… Read More Dead sea salt baths for eczema – Is it good for you?
I have had eczema for the past 46 Years and my son has had eczema for 19 Years, we both have eczema all over our body. Having eczema on certain parts of the body can be treated and nobody would know anything about it. However, having eczema on your hands is very difficult to deal… Read More Hand eczema treatment over the counter
So you’re looking for an Air Purifier for eczema? We will show you the Best air purifiers for eczema 2018. When I speak to people about Air purifiers the first thing they always ask me is ‘Why do you need an air purifier for eczema, aren’t they for allergies?’ Yes they are but eczema flare-up… Read More Best air purifiers for eczema 2018
Do you have eczema on your face? When dealing with eczema on your face you need to be really careful what creams or lotions you use. Everyone who suffers from eczema has individual triggers that can affect your skin condition even more if you use something on your face that irritates the condition. Eczema can… Read More How to treat eczema on your face
You’re probably reading this because you have eczema and want a cure? Or you have children who suffer from eczema RIGHT? Well, I won’t lie to you… There is no known cure for eczema at the moment. SO WHY READ ON? It may be true that there’s no cure for eczema but that doesn’t mean… Read More The truth about eczema – It’s not pretty!
Shampoos for babies with eczema – What are the best available? What is eczema? You’re probably reading this post to look for answers to certain questions and shampoo recommendations for babies with eczema. Well, you might have noticed a red, itchy patch on your baby’s body that he/she scratched and it becomes even more inflamed… Read More Shampoos for babies with eczema
How to find the right Eczema Gloves to stop you from Scratching I ran into a new mother at the school pick up gate today, she had her three-month-old baby in a carrier. She had that special look of exhaustion that only new mothers can get. Her adorable little son had the sweetest face,… Read More Eczema gloves to stop scratching – We review the best!
What are the best Eczema Shampoos available over the counter? The Immune system undertakes special chemical changes and fights against diseases when your skin comes into contact with any allergic element or residue. No doubt, we are exposed to infinite substances each day and most of them don’t affect our immune system at all. In… Read More What are the best Eczema Shampoos available over the counter?
I entered a search on google ‘How to stop my eczema itching?’ because my arms have started to flare up and I haven’t done anything different in my routine. So why is my eczema today so itchy? Google told me that 1300 people a month search the question ‘ How to stop my eczema itching?’… Read More How to stop my eczema itching?
This eczema blog has been sent in by one of our readers who wanted to share her story about her battle with eczema and food allergies. By sharing her story she’s hoping to help others who may be going through similar struggles. We hope you enjoy it! Please comment at the end of the blog… Read More Eczema blog by Veronica Greenwell
I’ve been thinking more and more about Eczema in old age, I’m not sure why as I’ve always looked forward to old age. I have plans with my wife to travel more and buy a camper van and travel all around the UK. I think I’ve started to worry about what my eczema will look… Read More Eczema in old age – Do you worry what yours will be like?
Eczema on your head: what can you do? Skin conditions like eczema are difficult at the best of times, both for the sufferer and if they are very young, for their parents. There are things that you can’t eat, can’t wear, bath products and creams you can’t use, and temperatures that you cannot cope with.… Read More Eczema on your head: what can you do?
Living with eczema is hard enough, what with all the Doctor appointments, Bathing, changing clothes covered in blood and the endless hours spent each day creaming, without having to deal with other peoples ignorances. There are things you never want to hear if you have eczema. When I was younger and had a rare good… Read More Things you never want to hear if you have eczema
What is DUPIXENT? DUPIXENT is an injectable prescription medicine used to treat adult patients ( 18 and over) with moderate-to-severe eczema, It comes in an easy to use injection that you can do yourself from home.DUPIXENT can be used with or without topical corticosteroids. Test have not proven to be suitable for children and this… Read More What is DUPIXENT? Miracle cure for eczema or hype?
Gift ideas for people with eczema Just when you were thinking that it couldn’t get harder to choose presents for people, you’ve got a friend or family member with eczema. If you are struggling with what to get someone, or you have left it until the very last minute, your mind might go to some… Read More Top Seven Gift ideas for People with Eczema
In all our blogs you will notice we speak about eczema as ‘A BATTLE‘ and that sometimes you don’t always win the fight, but you can win the WAR ON ECZEMA. This blog sent in by one of our followers, a 17 Year old who has suffered from birth with extreme eczema. In this heartfelt… Read More Turning eczema in my favour – Amazing Eczema blog
Have you ever asked yourself, why is eczema so itchy? I have and I always wondered if it’s a medical reason or is it a psychological reason. If I had a pound for everytime someone said to me ” stop scratching” I’d be rich. People think it’s easy to just ignore the itch. I always… Read More Why is eczema so itchy? & why is it more itchy at night?
How long does eczema last in adults? I have asked this question many times throughout my teens and into adulthood, and I’ve never received an answer that I was happy with. This is due to the fact that eczema is a very complicated condition. Specialists are unsure what exactly causes eczema and it’s an area… Read More How long does eczema last in adults?
We all know that living with eczema is hard, but one thing you’ll need to do is try and see the funny side to Living with eczema or it will beat you down each day. Here’s a funny example! My uniform at work like many is Black smart trousers, shirt, and ties. Nothing wrong with… Read More Living with eczema – This is sad but funny at the same time!
If you’ve typed the question ‘ Can coconut oil be used on eczema?‘ in Google like I did, then you’ll be pleased to know the answer is YES! I was recently given a tub of Coconut oil by my wife and to be honest, I thought she had gone mad. But she told me not… Read More Can coconut oil be used on eczema? OurEczemaStory
We recently received an email from Sarah a reader of our website and she wanted to share her experiences with eczema in the hope that it may help others and bring to light the effects that eczema can have in our lives for all those who suffer and those who care for sufferers. I have… Read More I have Eczema and was bullied at school – How to stop bullying.
What makes you itch? There are many reasons why you get the urge to itch ( Pruritus ) as it’s medically known. Anything from Fatigue, Depression,skin conditions even IBS can cause you to want to itch. Foods can also make you itch, This is a very well documented area in the medical field and we… Read More Foods that make you itch – Stop that irresistible urge to itch!
Hi my name is Sarah Drury I’m 41 years of age and I’ve suffered this horrible condition all of my life. I also suffer from asthma, hay fever and headaches, which are all related. I have tried absolutely everything to try and find some relief. As a child, I would scratch so bad my parents… Read More Eczema has affected my mental state of mind-By Sarah Drury
I’ve had Eczema now for 46 Years and my son for the last 19 years. I’ve heard so many people talk about using super glue on our eczema cuts and cracks. However, I’ve only recently used it because I was always too scared to try it in case it hurt or made my eczema worse.… Read More Can you use super glue on Eczema cracks & Cuts?
Are dogs bad for eczema? As if you needed any excuse to get yourself a fluffy four-legged friend, or give the one you currently have a stroke or tickle on the belly for being a good dog, well, new research now suggests that dogs may help protect children from developing not only eczema but also… Read More Can dogs protect Children From Developing Eczema?
My Children’s Eczema story Considering eczema is as common as it is, modern schools and childcare centres are not particularly well equipped to deal with it. My Children’s Eczema story is not dissimilar to may people I have spoken to. I went back to work when my son was six months old, which is also… Read More My Children’s Eczema story – Guest blog by Jacinta Lane
Oh,my goodness, Eczema – Where do I start? My little girl was born with dry skin ( not surprising as I’ve had eczema since a child and my husband has a skin condition but not eczema ). At first, it was manageable with zerobase but as she turned 2 that’s when it really flared up… Read More Eczema – Where do I start? Guest blog by Michelle Hinsley
Can you trust what’s in a shop bought eczema cream or lotion? Nothing can beat the best homemade eczema remedies. Without a doubt, natural and if possible organic remedies are far better than shop bought. Containing no steroids within the creams will put your mind at ease that there will be no long-term effects or… Read More Best homemade eczema remedies – All natural and easy to make.
What is phototherapy? Light therapy as it’s commonly known or Phototherapy which is its medical name, is a process of exposing the skin to UV light which suppresses overactive skin immune system cells that cause inflammation. The sun’s rays can help eczema but you cannot control that very well. Too little sun and you won’t… Read More Eczema Light Therapy – How long does it take and how does it work.
Testing for allergies is vital for controlling and managing your eczema. There are many different types of tests available and we have listed them below. Eczema prick testing and patch testing for allergies are the best ones for establishing what affects your skin and body the most. An allergy test can establish whether you have an allergy and what… Read More Eczema Prick testing and Patch testing for allergies
What’s the first thought you have when you wake up on a morning? How’s the weather? What’s work going to be like today? Well, for me waking up with eczema every day, my first thought is ‘ How bad is my eczema?‘ If I’ve been kept up all night scratching or in pain with my… Read More Waking up with eczema every day.
I was thinking one night whilst I had a quiet moment, which isn’t often with 3 boys in the house, about My school days with eczema and all the issues that came with that. Hindsight’s a wonderful thing. Looking back now, I guess I didn’t have a really bad time at school, but I put… Read More My school days with eczema
Does my baby have dry skin or eczema? A parent who suffers from eczema or has a child who suffers from eczema will always want to know if their newborn child has the same condition when first born. In my experience as a parent who has eczema and also a parent who cares for a… Read More Does my baby have dry skin or eczema?
We have put together a helpful list of eczema books, Some are children’s stories which can help a child understand why they have eczema or help them if they’re struggling at school or being bullied. Also, we have found some more informative books to help you understand eczema, these are more suitable for adults or… Read More Eczema books
This is a post from a young Eczema sufferer, who shares her experiences Growing up with eczema. We don’t like to put words into peoples mouths so we have left this message exactly like we found it. It’s the painful truth and sometimes we hide away from the truth about eczema. Many companies and magazines… Read More Growing up with Eczema
A Ray of Hope for Eczema sufferers Latest eczema research 2017-2018 If you’ve been struggling with eczema all your life, you probably feel as if you’ve reached the end of the road. All the hopes you had of a cure might have dissipated over the years and you kind of feel that what is remaining… Read More Latest eczema Research 2017-2018 – A Ray of Hope for Eczema sufferers
The best Bonfire night eczema advice we can give you is…. Don’t let eczema spoil the fun! Bonfire night should be enjoyed by all, having eczema should be no reason not to enjoy it. Even if you’re experiencing a flare-up, you can still watch the fireworks through the window and have fun and games inside.… Read More Bonfire night eczema advice!