Can Smoking make My Eczema Worse?

The Toxic Smoke and Eczema Eczema or Atopic Dermatitis (AD) is an inflammatory skin condition for which the cause is unknown,  but several triggers resulting in its flare-ups. While most of us consider the common factors like, food allergies, harsh chemicals, pollens behind aggravated eczema symptoms, we rule out an important determinant, smoking. Environmental Tobacco […]

Nummular Eczema: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Nummular eczema, causes, symptoms and treatments

Nummular eczema, also termed as discoid eczema and nummular dermatitis, is a form of eczema that is characterized by an unusual and unique, coin-shaped lesion. The appearance of this skin condition makes it different from the other types of eczema and it can be one of the most difficult skin ailments to be treated. Nummular […]

Eczema And Stress: Can Stress Trigger Eczema?

Eczema And Stress: Can Emotional Stress Trigger Eczema?

Eczema and Stress Stress is a key factor listed under the causes and/or triggers of eczema. It may come as a surprise to some that stress may cause skin problems and other severe, chronic ailments. While, no exact cause has been deduced so far for the occurrence of eczema, it is often linked to the […]

Can Eczema be Treated with Acupuncture?

Can eczema be treated with acupuncture?

Acupuncture is an integral element of the Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). It is a type of alternative medicine, whose theory and practice is independent of the scientific knowledge. TCM or specifically acupuncture can be a viable choice for eczema-care. Acupuncture has been practiced since 2,500 years to provide relief against pain. Despite being a part […]

9 Home Remedies to Control Eczema Symptoms & Prevent Flare-ups

Home Remedies For Eczema -Prevent Eczema Flare Ups

The suggested home remedies for eczema can help control eczema in an effective manner and prevent eczema flareups. It is highly recommended to include these eczema home remedies as a part of daily eczema-care regime. However, it should be noted that a treatment that works well for an individual might not work for the other. […]

Are you allergic to your pet?

pet-allergy

Eczema, or atopic dermatitis, results in skin inflammation. When it comes to triggering your eczema, apart from the other triggers, your pets may hit the top of the list as well. You or your child may encounter certain symptoms at certain times during the year. These may be due to the environmental changes i.e both […]

Follicular eczema flare-ups, causes, symptoms, and treatments

Follicular eczema

What is follicular eczema? Follicular eczema/Keratosis pilaris is a rare skin condition that affects the dermis around the hair follicles over the body and causes irritation. Similar to other forms of eczema, the appearance of this type can leave an individual embarrassed. This rare form of eczema is characterized by red and inflamed patches of […]