Antibiotics and Eczema – not a good match

Having a flu and a fever? Sore throat? Runny nose and cough? Ear infection? Here, take this round of antibiotics. This is an everyday occurrence in any general practitioner’s clinic. I have grown up well and healthy on this approach to illnesses. But this is not for everyone. Definitely not for eczema warriors, as antibiotics … Read more

Eczema and Immune System – how to heal from within

So many eczema warriors have tried everything under the sun, hopping from one dermatologist to another, accumulating enough creams to open a shop, and yet nothing seems to work. It is so exasperating. It is because eczema and immune system are intimately related, eczema is not just a superficial skin problem. It is actually a … Read more

Resveratrol Benefits for Skin – Your Answer to Eczema

Resveratrol has been in the limelight for the past fifteen years or so, after discoveries about its powerful benefits were made known. This article focuses on the resveratrol benefits for skin, with particular attention to very recent studies about its bioavailability, as well as the implications on how we should take resveratrol, for it to … Read more

What is the Best Way to Treat Eczema

Have you ever experienced oozing through your eczema skin? Or infected eczema wounds from the relentless scratching? Have you been searching high and low for the answer to: what is the best way to treat eczema wounds? Here I present the best creams for eczema wounds, through years of experience battling alongside my two eczema … Read more

How to Treat Infected Eczema

For my two eczema warriors, their eczema is a constant itch-scratch cycle. The itch is usually bone-deep and in the nerves, not simply on the surface of the skin. So as they tear at their skin, raw wounds are a frequent occurrence, and they do get the occasional skin infection. Over time, we have learnt … Read more

Gluten Free Diet for Eczema

Expanding on a previous article on foods that heal eczema, a gluten free diet is one of the many things we have tried, in a bid to find the cause of the children’s eczema, and to try and improve their condition. It all started at a gathering with extended family, when a relative suggested to … Read more

Psychological Effects of Eczema – its emotional toll

As caregivers to children (or even adults) with eczema, many times we get so caught up with our own frustration and helplessness that we forget the immense psychological effects of eczema on these innocent souls, many of whom are robbed of the joy of their lives because of this debilitating condition. As it is a … Read more

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