A new study found that probiotics (and prebiotics) in early childhood might help prevent childhood eczema by stimulating the immune system. Note to self: Eat those probiotics as a part of prenatal supplements regime!
Dun dun dun… I hate showering. Usually showers make me itch like mad and I’m also a cold-blooded creature so I love me some hot showers (hence the itch?) and I hate getting out from the warmth into the cold, unforgiving world. Regardless, I try to get a shower every other day because once a ∞
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This fall I stumbled upon the book Eczema Solution by Sue Armstrong-Brown. The book promises to be “a revolutionary programme that really works” for chronic eczema. It is based on premise that while the tendency to flare will not go anywhere in eczema sufferer’s life and while flare-ups will probably always come and go, chronic… Continue reading Habit reversal for eczema
It’s been 2 weeks since my visit to the dermatologist. Things got much better with steroid creams — of course — and my halloween hoop show would have been possible with short sleeves. What a relief! But all good (?) things come to an end and yesterday I started taking a week’s break from creams and… Continue reading Discouraged with steroids — again
To celebrate, I went to see a dermatologist for the first time in 7 years. I sat shivering there on the examination table when the doctor walked in. She looked at my skin and she looked shocked. I don’t like it when dermatologist looks shocked. “Oh my, do you have scabies?” Noooo? “Lupus?” I don’t… Continue reading Happy (?) eczema awareness month folks.