- October 1st, 2014
Moms ask me every day for natural products they can use on their children who suffer from itchy, dry skin. These moms—and many others—are increasingly aware of the potential harmful effects of chemicals in topical skincare products.Say “Later, Gator” to Scaly SkinBy Betty Bellman, MD, PA
- July 1st, 2013
A 2008 study of 91,462 children from birth to age 17 found that children born in the US had significantly higher odds of asthma, eczema, hay fever, and food allergies. Children born outside the US experienced fewer allergies. Kids born outside the US who immigrated and stayed for 10 years had higher odds of eczema and hay fever, though their odds of asthma and food allergies did not increase.
- April 1st, 2012
Eczema is uncomfortable, itchy, and for some people, embarrassing. Dr. Dumont of the Raby Institute for Integrative Medicine shares a few tips to improve and soothe your skin the natural way.
- April 1st, 2008
New research published in the journal Pediatrics found that eczema is on the rise in children. To calm the dry, itchy patches of skin and frequent rashes that can result from this condition:
1. Get your child to drink more water, since well-hydrated skin itches less. As a rule, kids should get an ounce of fluid per pound of body weight per day.
By Meghan Rabbitt