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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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Eczema and Poor Sleep - Top 3 Habits to Avoid

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Eczema and Poor Sleep - Top 3 Habits to Avoid

Your skin does its repair work while you snooze and people with eczema - no matter what your age - can benefit from a sound nights’ sleep. However, falling asleep can be difficult when you have incredibly itchy skin. According to breakthrough research from Japan, the problem can be compounded by a few bad habits and the solution could be, well, simple and rather fun. Here are the top 3 habits to avoid if you have eczema and poor sleep: Bad Habit #1: Picking drama over comedy According to Japanese researchers, patients with atopic eczema frequently suffer from sleep disturbance generated by itching...

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Feeding Fussy Children

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Feeding Fussy Children

Help! My Fussy Child Won’t Eat Veggies Last week nutritionist Karen Fischer had a radio interview with ABC (NSW region) about how to get fussy children to eat vegetables and consume less sugar. We have a handy Rewards Chart that you can download for free, to help make the job of feeding your kids easier, plus the following tips from Karen’s book Healthy Family, Happy Family. Kids will demand treats all the time! If your child is addicted to junk food (which happens so easily with the onslaught of junk food advertising and the high sugar content) tell them treats...

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Cradle Cap Natural Remedies

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Cradle Cap Natural Remedies

Children who have eczema or a family history of eczema are highly susceptible to developing cradle cap, which is a form of scalp dermatitis also known as childhood seborrhoeic eczema. It’s not caused by poor hygiene and it’s not contagious. What occurs is the sebaceous glands in the infant’s skin become inflamed and produce excess oil. The oil traps the skin as it sheds and forms thick yellow crusts (or a "cap") on the scalp. It can appear quite suddenly between two to six months of age. Cradle cap predominantly affects babies during their first few months of life however if untreated...

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What are the different types of eczema?

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What are the different types of eczema?

'Eczema' is the collective term for any type of dermatitis that is itchy and there are seven main types. Here is a comprehensive list of eczema types, the various symptoms to look for and your best treatment options.   Atopic eczema, atopic dermatitis Atopic eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is eczema with one or more allergies present (atopic = allergy). Atopic is the most prevalent form of eczema and is common in children although it can occur at any age. Triggers of atopic eczema include: allergic reactions and food sensitivities, skin infection, nutritional deficiencies, diet high in acid-forming foods,  soaps and detergents,...

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