Skincare Tips

Intriguing Answer To A Common Question About Topical Steroids

We recently combed through 2460 pages of a dermatology textbook, trying to answer one of the common questions asked by people who use steroids on...

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Discover the Amazing Skin Benefits of Ginseng

Ginseng is a popular herbal supplement, widely used in Asia to treat various health ailments and for general wellbeing. It can improve energy levels and...

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Human Breast Milk Cures Eczema

Human breast milk is by far the best source of energy and food for infants. Many studies have demonstrated its rich nutritional values and protective...

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Owning a Cat vs. Dog -- Which is Better for Your Eczema?

Over the last three decades, worldwide incidence and prevalence of eczema have increased dramatically. It is estimated that 15 to 30% of children and 2...

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A Collaborative Research Journey to Discover Natural Ointments to Sooth Itchy Skin

In the past few months, we have received a number of inquiries from people who used our natural, herbal ointments on their sensitive and itchy...

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Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables to Reduce the Risk of Eczema For Newborn Babies

Atopic Dermatitis or eczema is common inflammatory skin condition that often appears in early infancy and may persist into the adulthood. Some of the clinical...

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Psoriasis and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Understanding Psoriasis From a Traditional Chinese Medicine Perspective Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that affects more than 7 million Americans. This skin condition...

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Understand Topical Steroid Withdrawal – Incredible Lessons Learned

Topical Steroid Withdrawal (TSW) is a skin condition that may be associated with the use of topical steroids, which are medications used to treat various skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. Other names for TSW are Red Skin Syndrome (RSS) or Topical Steroid Addiction (TSA). This condition is not very well studied or recognized by the medical community. The incidence and prevalence of this condition is unknown. Although many patients with TSW and some physicians believe TSW is caused by excessive and chronic use of topical steroids in the form of creams, oils, gels, ointments, and lotions, the exact cause and mechanisms are not clear because not everyone who uses topical steroids will develop TSW.

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Eczema -- Not Just a Skin Condition

Eczema is a chronic skin disease affecting more than 35 million Americans. People with eczema commonly have an itchy rash on the face, neck, arms,...

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