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How I stopped scratching my eczema

Stop scratching. Sounds so simple doesn’t it? Scratching. It is solely responsible for the perpetual broken, weeping, bleeding skin and the devastating damage that stops eczema from having any chance of healing. So how do you stop? It’s not easy, but I’m going to tell you how I broke the cycle and it’s not how you might expect.

National Eczema Awareness week or ‘skinny white woman smoothes expensive cream over perfect skin’ week?

It was National Eczema Awareness week earlier this month. The Eczema Society also celebrated it’s 40th anniversary. Great news all round. Eczema is …

Brewing live kefir probiotic for eczema

Make your own quick and easy goats milk kefir probiotic for eczema

I’ve been a little preoccupied with goats over the last few weeks. Ever since hearing Shann Jones of the Chuckling Goat on …

Is eczema an election issue? NHS privatisation and the British dermatology crisis

A week before the country goes to the polls, dermatology provision in the UK is teetering on the brink of a major …

The eight stages of a flare-up: a few words on a face full of eczema

1. Failure  When my face reacts to something I’ve touched, something I’ve eaten or just something floating around in the air my first …

Goats milk kefir probiotic for eczema and allergies: A Fantastic Voyage

Picture Raquel Welch in a skintight diving suit being attacked by evil green slimy antibodies in the classic 1960s sci-fi movie, Fantastic …

Queasy and cheesy: Kefir for Eczema Diary Week One

*post update – kefir has definitely helped my eczema symptoms, so I started making my own. Find out how here* After hearing Shann …

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