Emotional Health and Eczema

Posted on April 27, 2018

Stress and emotions are an intrusive part of life when living with eczema. Sadness, anxiety, or stress may lead to outbreaks, leading to more stress and worry. It's a repetitive cycle sometimes! Learning to manage stress and beat the itch becomes paramount.

On MyEczemaTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with eczema, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Emotional health is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are some conversations about emotional health:

A member is nervous about starting a new medication for her eczema and another member shares how helpful it can be for her peace of mind.

I've been dealing with doctors for years with my eczema attacking my lymph nodes. I always get nervous when I see doctors.

My daughter's itching and scratching are through the roof today. So frustrating as a Mom, I just want to help my child! Feeling like a failure...

Can you relate?

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyEczemaTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

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A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

I use Epson salt I stings but hands are softer and don't itch for 48 hours I use it to wash and I use it when I have a itching episode it works great I… read more

posted 21 days ago

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