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6 Natural Remedies for Childhood Eczema
Eczema and other itchy, crusty rashes can make a kid’s life pretty miserable. It’s hard to watch your little one always scratching, especially if their skin gets so bad that it cracks and bleeds, or gets red and irritated with infection.
Often a pediatric dermatologist will have little to offer parents other than a topical steroid cream such as hydrocortisone. This may stop a flare up in the moment, but it doesn't fix the root cause of the issue.
Many parents get tired of the cycle of eczema flares, topical steroid creams, symptom relief, then right back into another flare-up, and worry about how topical steroids will affect their children in the long run.
Ending the cycle of eczema flares requires taking a look at what may be causing the rash to break out in the first place, in addition to offering relief for symptoms in the moment. Fortunately, naturopathic medicine can offer a great deal of help for children dealing with this itchy, painful condition.
3 Great Ways to Stay Healthy this Cold and Flu Season
Wow, autumn has barely started and it looks like we are already heading into cold and flu season! Whether it's sniffles and cough, the full-on chilly achey flu, or that seasonal “crud” that just won’t seem to go away, cold and flu season can take a lot of the fun out of this beautiful time of year.
So why not head some of those sick-days off at the pass? Here are a few things you can do to protect yourself and your kids from “whatever is going around” this season:
Could Leaky Gut Be Causing Your Immune Symptoms?
Leaky gut syndrome is a disorder that can cause any number of immune symptoms, from mild issues like seasonal allergies and eczema to more serious conditions like multiple sclerosis or rheumatoid arthritis.
So what exactly is leaky gut, and how does it happen?
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