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Ashley Wall

Patient Expert

Ashley Wall is a freelance writer who started her blog Itchin' Since ’87 as a creative outlet. As a longtime eczema sufferer, she considers herself the ‘eczema aficionado’. She’s a huge advocate for maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle. Her life’s mission is to help find a cure for eczema. With her experience, she also hopes to give insightful advice on living with eczema through her writing and work. Aside from her website, Ashley is available to connect on Twitter, Instagram, and  Pinterest.

Latest by Ashley Wall

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Living With

Hide Your Eczema, or Share it With the World?

Eczema advocate Ashley Wall on why documenting your chronic skin condition might lift your spirits, help others, and even help you better manage flares.

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Living With

5 Best Apps For Tracking Eczema Flare-Ups

If you’re not using a mobile app to track your eczema flare-ups, it’s time to give it a whirl. Here are 5 mobile apps that work great on the go.

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Skin Health

7 Ways to Enjoy Summer – Even With Eczema

Do you hibernate in the summer because of your eczema? Time to come out and enjoy the season. These tips will help make summer fun, indoors or outdoors.

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Self Care

Eczema: 10 Ways to Practice Self-Care

Managing eczema properly requires self-care. Where to start? Patient advocate Ashley Wall offers 10 great tips.

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Living With

10 Must Read Books If You Have Eczema

There’s something magical about picking up a book and getting lost in it. Here are 10 inspirational books for those having a tough time with their eczema.

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Travel

Eczema: Traveling Essentials for Sensitive Skin

If you have eczema and sensitive skin, peruse this list of 10 essentials to bring on vacation to avoid any discomfort while you’re away.

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Nutrition

10 Seasonal Foods to Benefit Your Skin and Eczema

Patient expert Ashley Wall compiles a list of 10 foods that benefit skin and eczema in the fall and winter months.

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Comfortable In My Own Skin

5 Ways to Deal With the Embarrassment of Eczema

Embarrassed by your inflamed eczema? Patient expert Ashley Wall offers five practical strategies to feel more comfortable in your own skin.

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Medication

Breaking Down Topical Steroid Withdrawal

Find out why so many people resorted to topical and oral steroids in the past for treatment of eczema and get resources for topical steroid withdrawal.

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Comfortable In My Own Skin

9 Ways to Be Comfortable in Your Own Skin With Eczema

Become comfortable in your own skin with eczema with these nine practical tips, including self-care strategies, diet recommendations, and ways to prepare for flare-ups.