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Tanning helps skin conditions such as eczema

I am not a medical doctor but I sure am an expert on me and my medical conditions.  That’s right if you’ve been reading along on this blog you’ll know that I have received little satisfaction with how eczema (and … Continue reading

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Allergist… shedding some light on triggers.

So, way back last year (March 2010) when I was sooo desperate to get answers to why my eczema was flaring so badly I had my family doctor refer me to an allergist.  Being in Canada where we have “universal” … Continue reading

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Samples, samples, samples!! Try my product.

Okay, so I am getting hits from spammers trying to get me to link to their sites and “fabulous” products for eczema sufferers.  Well, you have my attention.  My eczema hasn’t responded to anything other then tanning, that’s right no … Continue reading

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“Dr. Y” – Fuck you!

So, I finally had enough in February of 2011 and decided that I would try once again to see if a dermatologist could help me.  My family doctor was on maternity leave so I spoke with her replacement who quickly … Continue reading

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Thank you Photoderm clinic!!

With all the struggles of the last year or so with trying to get “someone” to actually give me the time of day when it comes to treatment options for my eczema; I think I have finally met my match. … Continue reading

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Body Image keeps me on the sidelines…..

I hate this condition…. HATE!!! My youngest child is taking parent and tot swimming.  Yup,I signed us up with the intention of being the one to help out.  But alas… I am self conscious and disgusting.  How can a don … Continue reading

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Dear Naturopath: Can you help me?

I have always thought that my eczema must be caused by something either food allergy related or environmentally related.  I was allergic to cow’s milk as a child so I always thought that must be a trigger.  I’ve cut it … Continue reading

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Medical Doctors and Eczema Help

My whole life has revolved around seeing different medical professionals to help “cure” me of my eczema.  I should add that I am an army brat, so I haven’t had a consistent doctor for more then 5 years ever.  I … Continue reading

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What is Eczema?

Its pure HELL and exceptionally itchy! Seriously though, a quick search on google will generally tell you its a a general term for skin inflammation.   Its an overused term in my opinion whereby anyone with some dry skin will complain … Continue reading

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