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Weekly Warrior- Claire

Weekly Warrior- Claire

Dealing with eczema, TSW and various other skin conditions can be tough. So it makes sense that living with these conditions and overcoming them builds us warriors to be strong, determined and responsive people. Not only that but I’ve seen first hand from my experience with chronic eczema and from the Eczema Life community that having a chronic skin condition builds considerate, accepting, caring and grateful people. When you have a skin condition you often feel thankful for ‘small’ everyday things including ‘itch free, eight hour slumber’ and wearing shorts in Summer.  This week's warrior Claire, or as she's know...

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A Very Hopeful Weekly Warrior

A Very Hopeful Weekly Warrior

If there’s anything we like to share with our eczema warriors via this community it is hope. Hope that you can heal your skin, hope that you can get back to doing the things you love, hope that eczema stops being the main focus in your life, and hope that the ‘dam itch’ stops! This week's warrior appropriately named Hope, provides us all with such hope!  We hope you are inspired by her healing journey. Hope had reasonably serious eczema from birth up until the age of 12. At this age, some allergy tests revealed that she was intolerant to gluten...

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Weekly Warrior- A Mothers Journey

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Weekly Warrior- A Mothers Journey

Today we are sharing Tapasya's journey- a mother, who's dealt with not one, but two children (twins boys) who developed eczema from a young age. Their eczema was first noticed at the age of two, initially relatively mild with a few red spots. However, in one of the boys’ his eczema continued to worsen, covering almost 75% of his body.  “We started to become worried. I started reading up on eczema but it was limited mostly to topical natural  treatment. I never thought it could be related to food”.  Tapasya embarked on a journey of educating herself with the goal...

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Weekly Warrior- Graham

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Weekly Warrior- Graham

Today we are sharing baby Graham's story thanks to his beautiful mum Lindsey.  Australia is among the countries with the highest prevalence of eczema.  Recent research conducted at the University of Melbourne showed that around one in three infants (38.5%) suffer from eczema. Eczema can have such a significant impact on their lives and the lives of their parents and other siblings. Karen's passion for helping people with skin disorders actually began when her baby developed eczema, which worsened by the age of two. With Karen's knowledge and understanding of nutritional biochemistry, she designed ‘The Eczema Diet’ and the ‘Skin Friend’...

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Weekly Warrior- Chloe

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Weekly Warrior- Chloe

Pictured: Chloes hands after being on our FID program for just over a week.  This week we are sharing Chloe’s story...   During Melbourne lockdown, some learnt an instrument, some watched 12 seasons of Greys Anatomy but Chloe healed her eczema.   Chloe had eczema as a child but it went away has most childhood eczema does. However late last year the itch slowly crept back into her life. It spread to her arms and hands.  “I didn't know what was causing this, I became very self-conscious, I would skip yoga or wear long sleeves to the gym. It wasn't until March...

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