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You’ve Just Been Diagnosed With Eczema. Now What?

You’ve Just Been Diagnosed With Eczema. Now What?

We all respond differently to information about our health. After learning you or your child have eczema, you might be stunned, scared, or even relieved to have answers that explain itching, painful rashes, and cracked skin. No matter what you’re...
Posted 10/02/2019
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How Good Boundaries Make Life With Eczema Easier

How Good Boundaries Make Life With Eczema Easier

There is an old saying: “Good fences make good neighbors.” Having healthy boundaries in relationships is important for everyone, especially for people with a chronic skin condition like eczema. Setting and defending boundaries allows you to...
Posted 09/11/2019
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Tap Into the Power of Directness: Use "I"

Tap Into the Power of Directness: Use "I"

Living with eczema can mean having limited energy, time, and bandwidth. You may find yourself needing to say "no" more often than you did before you developed a skin condition. Do you have a tough time being direct with others about how you feel?...
Posted 08/16/2019
Reducing and preventing eczema flares

Reducing and Preventing Eczema Flares

Reducing and Preventing Eczema Flares

Preventing eczema flares or reducing their severity is a top priority for members of MyEczemaTeam. The first step to preventing or reducing flares is understanding what triggers flares. Members have learned to identify their triggers by noticing...
Posted 07/21/2019
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Who's the One Person You Should Always Keep Your Promise To?

Who's the One Person You Should Always Keep Your Promise To?

Keeping promises to yourself is a way to focus on self-nurture. This could mean making a commitment to "you" time on a regular basis to tend to yourself. Keep a regular date with yourself to focus on whatever helps you feel calm and centered in...
Posted 07/16/2019
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Member Spotlight: Eczema is a Gift and a Curse

Member Spotlight: Eczema is a Gift and a Curse

Living with eczema has been a gift and a curse. I have lived with eczema since I was a toddler. I would hear stories from my godmother and mom telling about that the first time I broke out. They thought I had an allergic reaction to something I...
Posted 07/09/2019
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Light Therapy and Eczema

Light Therapy and Eczema

Light therapy, also known as phototherapy, can be a good treatment option for people whose eczema hasn’t improved with topical treatments. Phototherapy can reduce itching and inflammation, increase the production of vitamin D, and support...
Posted 07/02/2019
Minimizing eczema scars

Minimizing Eczema Scars

Minimizing Eczema Scars

“Is there anything to help with scars? I am so embarrassed.” A MyEczemaTeam member “I need help with something to soften the scar tissue on hands and feet caused by years of scratching. It’s like elephant hide, and nothing softens it.” A...
Posted 06/28/2019
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Telling White Lies

Telling White Lies

Have you ever told a white lie to be kind, to protect the feelings of others, or maybe to simply avoid stigma? You're not alone.For some living with a chronic condition, telling a white lie can be a way to save one's strength. Sometimes it's...
Posted 06/26/2019
Caring for a baby with eczema

Caring for a Baby With Eczema

Caring for a Baby With Eczema

Caring for a Baby With Eczema Parenting a baby with eczema can have major challenges, from finding the right remedies to the emotional hardship of seeing children in discomfort. “My poor baby’s rashes look horrible,” one mother wrote. “I HATE...
Posted 06/23/2019
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