SparkPeople Eczema Support Team Messageboard Support, share ideas, share remedies, and encourage others who suffer from eczema here! SparkPeople Eczema Support Team Messageboard Small Steps January Challenge lose 1/2 kilogram per week until the end of January <BR> Eat more veges <BR> avoid tomatos, potatos, capsicum and chilli. <BR> stay low-nickel, avoid grains, seeds ,chocolate, beans, nuts and legumes <BR> see if can improve our skin <BR> Cheers Sun, 1 Jan 2017 22:48:07 EST triggers I am interested in what triggers different people have in aggravating their condition. <BR> Whether dietary, pressure, heat, heat chemicals etc. <BR> has anyone had success in controlling their condition? <BR> Cheers Sat, 28 May 2016 20:37:56 EST Article: Relief In Sight For the Unrelenting Itch Did anyone else see this article? Sounds promising! <BR> <BR> Relief In Sight For the Unrelenting Itch of Eczema <BR> <BR> <link><BR>n-sight-for-unrelenting-itch-eczema/?x<BR>id=aol_eh-skin_3_20141222_&aolcat=HLT </link> Tue, 6 Jan 2015 20:17:36 EST "Floating"- Isolation / sensory deprivation tanks? Have any of you ever tried "floating"? I saw a local groupon deal recently. I think I had randomly read something about "floating" a long time ago, so when I saw the groupon, I clicked it to read more about it- here's why: <BR> <BR> I'm really not a new age or holistic medicine kind of guy, I'm more interested in trying out floating because the tanks are full of epsom salt, which I've read is good for eczema. I've read most of these tanks or pools have 800 lbs of epsom salt in them, which... Sun, 2 Nov 2014 16:14:19 EST dd has eczema Hi everyone. My 14 year old daughter has had eczema for about four years now. I just wanted a place to get knew ideas and some support because I have no idea what's going on with her little petri dish of a body. :) Right now one of my main concerns is diet and how it's linked to eczema and her "heaczema" as she calls it referring to her itchy head. <BR> <BR> To my dismay, not once has the dermatologist asked her about her diet. We do follow primarily an anti inflammatory diet and although sh... Mon, 6 Oct 2014 13:59:29 EST Hello My name is Leola. I have eczema which seems to 'flare up' painfully during the winter months. I had flaking skin on my face that looked like dandruff even without my scratching it. My knuckles and cuticles would split open and bleed. I've tried dry skin lotions, medicated lotions, oils, Cortizone and even prescriptions... nothing worked until now. <BR> <BR> Avon has a new 'moisture therapy intensive healing & repair' lotion that truly works for me. I figured I'd try it out because it was on ... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:24:11 EST Pull up a chair and introduce yourself :) This is a place to introduce yourself to the team. Please welcome our newest member, Alishab3! Thu, 28 Nov 2013 17:58:56 EST Pull up a chair and introduce yourself :) This is a place to introduce yourself to the team. Please welcome our newest member, Alishab3! Thu, 28 Nov 2013 17:58:36 EST Eczema resources? Does anyone have any recommendations on books or online resources? Both my husband and I live with eczema. I struggled with it as a kid, then it went dormant for a long time, but within the past year or so it has come back with a vengeance. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 11:25:56 EST Winter is Coming! Is anyone doing anything to prepare for winter and dry skin issues? Fri, 11 Oct 2013 11:09:29 EST Eczema - dishydrosis My hands and feet broke out with dry, flakey patches of skin, breaking into skin splits a few years ago. It is only on my hands and feet. The first dermatologist diagnosed psoriasis and treated me for that...unsuccessfully. I went to a second doctor (actually the PA of the doctor) and he did a biopsy and it came back as dishydrosis - a form of eczema. The only thing is, what I read on line doesn't match how mine comes up. It talks about small blisters. I get that on my feet on occasion, but ... Mon, 6 May 2013 07:11:37 EST eczema sucks! I don't suffer from it, but my husband does. His flare ups are awful to watch. The bloody knuckles, the rashes, the general misery. Prednisone is not a great solution. It takes the edge off, but it leaves him lethargic and exhausted. I would love to lead a more active family life, but he hates sweating, too. <BR> My mother controls her arthritis with diet, I keep hoping we can find a solution like that for him. We are desperate. Tue, 12 Mar 2013 07:59:50 EST Why I started this team - Eczema and Exercise I started this team after trying to search for advice from others on SP who have eczema. I have had eczema and sensitive skin in varying degrees since I was a child. The only deodorant I have been able to use since my junior year of college is the line of crystal deodorants. My last major flareup was nine years ago. I am working through a flareup again now. The difference between now and nine years ago is that now I like to exercise. <BR> <BR> Anyone with eczema has probably noticed tha... Sun, 10 Mar 2013 20:35:16 EST