In the middle of a dark and dreary winter, eczema sufferers can feel the effects of the season more than anyone. While you probably know that you should be getting more vitamin C this time of year to help with coughs and colds, did you know it may actually help
There are some strange, weird and wonderful treatments for eczema out there, such as ginger, oatmeal or bleach baths. Perhaps it is because people dealing with eczema get so fed up with the condition that they are willing to try…
If you’re like me and suffer from Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis) then packing and going on vacation or traveling for work can lead to all sorts of problems. Whenever I’m going away it seems that I’m never traveling alone, I seem to always be traveling with eczema. It’s my faithful companion
My mother also suffered from eczema and my brothers, so It’s fair to say that we have seen and used many eczema treatments, cream, and lotions to try and manage our conditions. We have many friends who also suffer from eczema and in conversation, we often get asked
I’m not too worried for myself anymore as my days of having a full head of hair are long gone but I do worry about my Children. This problem is not just a male thing it’s just as relevant for women who suffer from eczema.
All the scratching we do
As your body goes into a healing stage where your eczema starts to go away and you feel better you need to continue your daily skincare routine and even step it up a bit. This is the time when your body is accepting treatments rather than when you’re having a
After receiving a question from one of our readers who asked: “Will My Eczema Stop Me Joining The Military?” We started to look into the reasoning for the Military either not accepting you in the first place or them discharging people who started to suffer from eczema and other skin
Eczema is a strange condition. While it reacts strongly to heat and generally makes its sufferers feel hotter, it can actually flare up less in the warmer months. Winter is the worst time for many eczema sufferers; so, with the cold months coming in fast, let’s have a look at
Ginger is a centuries-old skin remedy that has been used by ancient cultures to look after complexions. Ginger can be used as a treatment for eczema and also can reduce scarring. There are a number of different ways of applying ginger to the skin for lovely benefits.
Can you die from eczema? You can’t die from eczema directly only in very rare cases. The issue with this skin condition and many others are the secondary conditions that are associated with eczema like mental health issues and depression. These conditions often lead to suicides and self-harming.
Cradle cap affects young babies and forms as red/brown crusty scales on their head. It starts on the head but can progress and spread to their face and diaper area. If this occurs it may be diagnosed by your Doctor or Gp as seborrheic dermatitis. Seborrheic dermatitis is a
Your lips are one of the most sensitive parts of your body, and having eczema on your lips (Eczematous Cheilitis) is no laughing matter.
Having dry lips caused by eczema or dry lips caused by an external irritant should be treated or at least managed to avoid it flaring up
All children who suffer from eczema, including my own suffer every day and have to deal with so many issues. Eczema storybooks for children are a good way to help them understand their condition and relax at bedtime. Quality time with Mum or Dad.
I know through our own personal
There are just so many different things that we suffer from as humans that we are reluctant to discuss with other people! Suffering from itchy feet caused by foot eczema ( Dyshidrotic Eczema ) is certainly one such thing.
What did people do about embarrassing problems before they had the trusty internet to turn to for advice, I wonder?
At Our Eczema Story, there is no topic too embarrassing because we have literally seen it all before. When people need help chatting about an issue that leaves them red-faced (or red-footed) then we are definitely the resource for you. In this blog Itchy feet: Is it foot eczema? We will cover every aspect of eczema on your feet.
The title of this post ‘Afraid to go to the Barbers or Hairdressers with eczema?’ is what I was like for many years.
Are you afraid to go to the barbers like I was?
I can still remember the day I started to be afraid of going to the barber
Does your child want a pet but you’re worried it will aggravate their allergies or eczema condition?
There are some alternative pets for allergy sufferers that you might want to consider.
It’s hard to say no to your child having a pet, especially if they suffer from eczema or allergies.
The topic of make-up or cosmetics can be polarising for women. Some women love makeup, others despise it. This is never truer than for women who suffer from eczema.
Best Makeup brands for Women with Eczema has never been easier to buy, with many specialist companies out there catering for
If you’re searching ‘can you feel dust mites on your skin’ then the chances are that you either think you have dust mites in your bed or home or you have allergies that dust mites make worse.
Dust mites are the worlds most common cause of allergies second behind pollen.