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Allergy Factsheet
National Eczema Society, 2006 (40k)
Allergic disorders are on the increase both in this country and across Europe, affecting between 10 and 30% of the population. Allergies come in many forms, ranging from eczema, asthma, hay fever, food allergies and allergies to medicines, through to severe reactions to insect stings and peanuts. click to download
Diet and Eczema in Children
National Eczema Society, 2003 (72k)
It has been known for many years that what children eat may have an effect on their eczema. There has been an ever-increasing interest in the part that diet plays in the development and cause of atopic eczema. click to download
Facial Eczema
National Eczema Society, 2004 (72k)
Eczema of the face can be particularly distressing because it is exposed for all to see. Therefore, apart from troublesome itching, sufferers must also cope with the appearance. This can affect confidence and interfere significantly with daily life, especially if the problem is long-standing. click to download
National Eczema Society, 2001 (72k)
Homeopathy is the most misunderstood of all the 'complementary' therapies. Most readers of this article will have a fair idea of what acupuncture or osteopathy is, but may be unfamiliar with homeopathy, and how it differs from herbal medicine. click to download
Eczema in later life
National Eczema Society, 2005 (168k)
As we get older, the structure of our skin alters. The skin is a vital barrier between the outside and inside environments. If it is broken then bacteria can get in which may cause infections. click to download
Eczema and the sun
National Eczema Society, 2004 (64k)
Many people find that their eczema improves with exposure to sunlight (this is particularly true of the contact and discoid types) while others experience a worsening of their condition. Whatever your own experience, the skin will still need protection from the sun’s harmful rays. click to download
Information for Teenagers with Eczema
National Eczema Society, 2004 (384k)
So you’ve got eczema. It doesn’t look nice, it’s itchy and sore and applying creams is a pain, but it doesn’t have to rule your life. click to download
Eddie`s Eczema
MedMedia, 2001 (856k)
A guide to eczema for children. click to download
A parent’s guide to atopic eczema
National Eczema Society, 2002 (1.9MB)
The word ‘eczema’ is derived from the Greek meaning to ‘boil over’, describing the bubbly andhot appearance of active eczema. click to download