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Alcohol and atopic eczema



  Some trigger factors for  acute atopic eczema flare-ups are easier to recognise than others. Those that are better known are stress, season, and allergies. Others include air-conditioning, sleep-overs, and drinking alcohol, for example. Alcoholic drinks like beer, spirits and wine … Continue reading


Living with Rosacea – How to spot it, live with it and move on…


I’d never even heard of Rosacea until my late 30’s when I began to notice a persistent redness around the ‘t-section’ of my face which was subsequently diagnosed as Rosacea. Rosacea can often be triggered by stress or anxiety, this … Continue reading


Top 10 Mistakes I Made


After writing the post ‘Can You Prepare to be a Mom of an Eczema Child’, it got me thinking how I can do better with hindsight. While I can’t re-write history, I want to list down the mistakes I made … Continue reading


Mölnlycke Health Care Supporting Eczema Outreach Scotland


Mölnlycke Health Care, a leading provider of wound care and dermatology solutions to the health sector, has pledged its support to the charity Eczema Outreach (Scotland). Eczema Outreach (Scotland) was set up earlier this year by the mother of a … Continue reading


What causes our flare-ups


Hi everyone I’m a bit late doing my blog this week as have been a bit megga busy, you know the sort of week – arranging firework outings, catching up with homework, football matches, parents evening and oh yes grandma … Continue reading


Food intolerance – research links food triggers with migraine


With an estimated 12-15% of people suffering from migraine, this means that roughly seven million people suffer in the UK alone. Stats from the charity Migraine Action reveal that migraines affect twice as many women as men, they affect people … Continue reading