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.
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 will cover some of the facts……….
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.
Can you trust what’s in a shop bought eczema cream or lotion? We look at the best homemade eczema remedies. Nothing can beat the best homemade eczema remedies. Without a doubt, natural and if possible organic remedies ….
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.
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 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 child who has really bad eczema……………….
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.
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.
Every child should be able to enjoy not just Halloween but every special event and celebration without fear that they will be in pain or suffer. With these top tips to enjoy Halloween, it hopefully ensures your night runs smoother. Why should they miss out just because they have eczema?
Eczema is not a specific disease but it is the name for a group of conditions that cause the skin to become red and raised tiny sores containing fluid atop, elevated plaques. It is very common nowadays but fortunately not contagious that means you can’t catch it from someone else.
I’m sorry if this blog isn’t all sunshine and rainbows, but living with eczema is anything but, also the fact that eczema and depression go hand in hand. Granted, eczema is a painful condition characterized by feelings of inadequacy, low self-esteem, questions of “why me” just to mention but a few
Cracked fingertips cause an enormous amount of pain. The cuts are so small, but they prevent me from doing major tasks. For example, when I go to sleep I have to put plasters ( Band-aid) on the ends of all my fingers to soften them up overnight. At work, I can’t hold or grip anything and have to wear gloves…
Eczema and allergies, what are the connections? Well.. Case studies have shown that if one or both parents have eczema, asthma, or seasonal allergies, their child is more likely to have eczema. Did you as a child have Eczema and now suffer from hayfever or asthma?
We set up this website to help anyone who suffers or cares for someone with Eczema. eczema support and contact details are so important. Often, I get asked ‘ who apart from my doctor can help me’ Well. there are many organization out there that offer free and impartial information and advice.
There are loads of variations on these so please seek medical advice and don’t self-diagnose as this can lead to the wrong type of treatment being applied. People often say to us ‘ I suffer from eczema’ and we reply ‘ which type?’ and I’m always shocked when they say they don’t know..
Having Eczema is no fun at all and trying to find Eczema products that help is a hard task. The products in this article have been sent in to us by supporters and followers from our FACEBOOK group, ‘Eczema support group’ please feel free to join our group. It’s great to have someone to talk to and share your experiences with.
Why do I have eczema on my hands? When I was younger I hated having eczema on my hands and I would ask my mum "why do I have eczema on my hands" I’m sure if you have Eczema you have said the same thing or thought it at some point in your life or heard your child say...