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How to care for dry hands and keep them healthysponsored by Chuckling Goat
If your hands are painfully dry and cracked because you’ve been following the widespread advice to frequently wash them or apply hand sanitiser to prevent the spread of the coronavirus it is important to prevent dryness because cracked skin can lead to a skin infection. Read the full article here.
Eczema bill of rightswritten by talkhealth
We all have rights as people living in England. In order to ensure that you’re having your rights respected, however, it’s important that you know what they are in the first place. The NHS has set out a specific bill of rights for people living with atopic eczema in order to give them a voice in decisions about their care - outlining what they can expect from the health service.
How to relieve dry, itchy skin with bath oilsponsored by Almirall Ltd.
Are you struggling to get your bath oils? You may no longer be able to get bath oils for your itchy, dry skin conditions from your GP but don’t worry, you can still effectively manage your dry skin with products that you can purchase from your local pharmacy. Find out more here.
How to stay safe during the coronavirus outbreak when you have a chronic conditionwritten by talkhealth
The current coronavirus outbreak is worrying for everyone, but it’s particularly concerning if you’re already living with a chronic illness. Many of those who have passed away from the virus have been elderly or suffering from a pre-existing illness – meaning that it’s most dangerous for anyone living with things like asthma, diabetes or heart disease. Find the full blog here.
Load up on fish oil to help avoid eczema flare upswritten by talkhealth
When it comes to treating eczema, many patients will have their own self-care regime in place. We’re becoming increasingly aware of the addictive nature of certain medicated creams and as such, some people want to treat their condition in a more holistic manner. That might involve using only mild, perfume-free soaps, taking warm (not too hot) baths, and moisturising daily. But dietary changes may also play a role in managing eczema - notably upping your intake of fish oil. Read the full article here.
myeczemachild support programme
myeczemachild is a free 12 week programme providing practical information in bite-size chunks specifically for parents of children and teenagers with eczema. We are also giving away limited samples of Epaderm Junior Ointment or Epaderm Cream so you may be selected to get a free sample when you join this programme. Sign up here...