By: Terry Graedon January 25, 2016 6 Comments
    Try Coconut Oil on the Skin to Relieve Itchy Ecz…

    Eczema is not very well understood. Dermatologists call it "atopic dermatitis," which implies that the red, itchy skin characteristic of eczema is fundamentally a type of allergic reaction. In most ca…

    By: Terry Graedon January 4, 2016 11 Comments
    Dandruff Shampoo Is Excellent for Eczema

    Atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, can be frustrating. It may recur many times in a year, and although certain conditions may be more likely to bring it on, sometimes it just show up with no rhy…

    By: Joe Graedon November 5, 2012 16 Comments
    Olive Oil Eases Eczema

    Q. My daughters both suffer from eczema. It's just heartbreaking. My older daughter had it on her hands starting when she was one. It was so bad that her skin started to bleed and crack, and her nails…

    By: Terry Graedon August 6, 2012 15 Comments
    Oolong Tea Healed Eczema

    Eczema, also termed atopic dermatitis, can be very persistent. Dermatologists often prescribe strong steroid creams, and that usually eases the symptoms for a while. But once the cream or lotion is no…

    By: Joe Graedon March 31, 2009 27 Comments
    Unexpected Remedies for Eczema

    Q. I am bothered with a patch of eczema on my face (chin area) that has not responded to any of the expensive steroid creams that have been prescribed. A friend told me that her dermatologist had her …

    By: Joe Graedon October 16, 2007 5 Comments
    Probiotics For Children With Eczema?

    Q. My one-year-old son has been suffering from eczema. It hasn't improved in spite of numerous visits to different dermatologists and the use of OTC creams and antibiotic regimens. We have tried remov…