Category: Eczema

September 14, 2017

Fish Oils in the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis

Dr. Arezou Babri, ND Atopic Dermatitis (AD), more commonly referred to as eczema, is a chronic relapsing inflammatory skin condition. Contributing factors include genetics, immunological reactions and environmental triggers. Given that AD is an inflammatory condition, there are several anti-inflammatories, both topical and oral, have been indicated for the treatment of AD. The prevalence of […]

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September 13, 2017

Integrative Treatment of Eczema: Addressing the Gut-Skin Connection

Dr. Leah Hassall, ND Eczema is a general term used to describe a group of skin conditions where the skin becomes red, inflamed and itchy. Sometimes the skin will weep or become hard and scaly. In infants, eczema typically appears on the scalp, face and elbows/knees. In older children and adults, it is more often […]

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Treating Eczema from the Inside Out

Dr. Preet Khangura, ND Eczema, being an inflammatory skin condition, draws the assumption that it must be treated topically (at the surface).  And yes, there are topical treatments that can aid in reducing the severity and appearance of eczema.  Some options work extremely well.  However, once these methods of treatment are ceased, the eczema usually […]

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November 9, 2015

Herbs and the Microbiome

Dr. Natalie MacIsaac, ND The microbiome in our gut is a dynamic environment that shifts in response to our diet, our hormones, and our stress levels. Studies have linked the microbiome to mood and behavior, gut disorders, eczema, asthma, chronic sinusitis, and obesity. The most popular and well known treatment to support gut and immune health is […]

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