coronavirus, eczema, Public Health

Scratching the surface: the effect of coronavirus (COVID-19) on eczema

Eczema affects 1 in 10 Adults Eczema is a very common skin disorder affecting children and adults. It affects 20% of children in the UK at some point in life, and 1 in 10 adults suffer from atopic dermatitis. Eczema is characterised by dry, scaly skin and mild to severe itching. It can be made… Continue reading Scratching the surface: the effect of coronavirus (COVID-19) on eczema

eczema, Public Health

Is there any hope for eczema sufferers?

Eczema is a skin condition that affects many people across the globe. I myself am a long time sufferer and while it's improved as I've gotten older, I've found that it's one of those things that doesn't necessarily go away even with treatment. There is no cure for eczema and finding one is difficult due… Continue reading Is there any hope for eczema sufferers?

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The Real Cost of Eczema

WEEK 2 (OCTOBER 7-13): #THEREALCOSTOFECZEMA Share stories and stats about the real costs of eczema: financial, professional, and personal. Tell us: What has eczema cost you? Atopic eczema affects as many as 1 in 5 children and 1 in 10 adults 86% of children and 84% of adults surveyed report interrupted sleep Over a quarter… Continue reading The Real Cost of Eczema

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‘Eczema Cured’ – Stop Selling Us ‘Miracle’ Products — #TheRealEczema

I was scrolling through some forums and saw a thread (shown below) about a blogger who claimed to have beaten cancer using ‘natural remedies’ and sold a cook book revealing her ‘secrets’ to vulnerable people suffering or affected by those suffering from cancer. (Link to article: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-28/disgraced-wellness-blogger-belle-gibson-fined/8995500?pfm=ms&pfmredir=sm) It really angered me but reminded me of […]… Continue reading ‘Eczema Cured’ – Stop Selling Us ‘Miracle’ Products — #TheRealEczema