Eczema

The latest information and expert advice on eczema, or atopic dermatitis: its causes and symptoms, treatment options, and practical strategies for living with the condition, including inspiring testimonials from patient experts.

Living Well with Eczema

"I was feeling incremental losses in my quality of life."

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Your Child Has Eczema: Now What?

It's hard enough to manage eczema as an adult. What do you do when your child exhibits symptoms? Eileen Bailey offers these practice tips for parenting with eczema.

By Eileen Bailey

9 Stupid Things People Say About Psoriasis

No matter if it’s said out of love or rudeness, many comments about psoriasis are just plain stupid and inaccurate. Here are some favorites followed by facts.

By Alisha Bridges

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.

By Ashley Wall

Severe Eczema and Heart Health: What You Should Know

Eczema can affect more than your skin. Recent studies show a connection between severe eczema and heart problems. Find out what you can do to protect yourself.

By Eileen Bailey

Don't Let Eczema Stand in the Way of Love

Dating is awkward as it is. And then there is eczema. But you need not be insecure. Here are tips to go forward in love with confidence.

By Eileen Bailey

7 Accomplished People With Eczema

If you think your eczema diagnosis means living a less productive life, think again! Here are seven luminaries that didn’t let their skin condition get in the way of success.

By Ashley Wall

Eczema: Understand Your Disability Rights

Eczema can be a disabling condition, affecting your work. Know that you have disability rights under the Americans With Disabilities Act.

By Ashley Wall

Severe Eczema May Raise Heart Disease Risk

A diagnosis of severe and active atopic eczema may moderately increase risk of cardiovascular disease, conditions that affect your heart and blood vessels.

By Stephanie Stephens

How Many of These Eczema Myths Have You Believed?

Have you ever told a friend with eczema that changing their diet, showering less often, or using a steroid cream would cure their condition? Find out if you right.

By Ashley Wall

The Best Apps For Tracking Your 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.

By Ashley Wall

Meet the Experts

Ashley Wall

Patient Expert

Rachel Zohn

Health Writer

Rachel Zohn is a freelance writer who enjoys writing about all things related to health, wellness and the human body.

Eileen Bailey

Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.

Ashley Wall

Patient Expert