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Skin Health

A comprehensive overview of different skin conditions, including eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, and chronic hives, ways to distinguish them from each other, and treatment options. Inspiring personal stories from patient experts on living with a visible illness.

Living Well with Eczema

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

The Latest

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Living With

Psoriasis: The Mind-Skin Connection

Dermatologists and psychiatrists agree: Psoriasis can significantly mess with your mind. Here, people who have the skin condition share how they've learned to thrive emotionally.

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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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Skin Health

Severe Eczema and Heart Health

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.

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Skin Health

Don't Let Eczema Stand in the Way of Love

Dating is awkward as it is. And then there is eczema. Follow these tips to move forward in love with confidence.

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Living With

9 Ways to Not Let Eczema Define You

Don’t let eczema take control of your life. Follow these tips for living your best life despite your condition.

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Alternative Treatment

8 Proven Home Remedies for Eczema

These (proven!) natural remedies can ease eczema outbreaks and prevent future flare-ups.

Chronic hives triggered by sweat.
Risk Factors

8 Uncommon Causes of Hives

Wonder what caused your hives? It could be something you didn't expect – like water, sweat, heat, or stress. Learn about some uncommon causes of hives.

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Living With

The Invisible Scars of Chronic Hives Stigma

We all want to make a good impression. But what if you live with a chronic, visible skin condition that’s almost impossible to hide?

Meet the Experts

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.

Alisha Bridges
Patient Expert

Public speaker and award-winning writer and community advocate. She has lived and thrived with psoriasis for over two decades.

Casey Nilsson
Patient Expert

Casey Nilsson, an award-winning journalist based in Providence, Rhode Island, writes about autoimmune disease for HealthCentral.