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Natural Remedy Eczema & Acne, Consumer Recall

15 Nov

Using Natural Oil Treatment for Baby Eczema

Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is a skin condition that often begins in early childhood and can last into adulthood. In infants, it is called infantile eczema and often it will resolve by age two. It can also continue into childhood and turn into childhood eczema. Ten to 20 percent of all children suffer from eczema, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.

Symptoms of Baby Eczema: Infantile Eczema

Baby eczema is often noticeable on the upper portion of their body including:

  • Scalp
  • Forehead
  • Face, especially on the cheeks

The rash may be in all or only one of those locations and is often red and itchy. Continue Reading… Baby Eczema Natural Oil Treatment: Essential Oil Remedy

Health Canada Recalls Breastlight Product

November 12, 2010 – Health Canada issued a recall for the device “Breastlight”. Breastlight is manufactured by PWB Health Ltd., and Health Canada is asking pharmacies and distributors to immediately cease selling this product. Statistics show that 25 % of women who have breast cancer will die from the disease. Prevention and early detection can help lower these numbers and improve success rates.

About the Breastlight and How It Was Claimed to Detect Breast Cancer

The Breastlight was developed to shine light into the breast tissue, allowing women to perform a simple at-home test. The light was expected to show any dark mass of tissue that might indicate possible tumors and breast cancer.

However, Health Canada has come forth stating that there is no clinical evidence that this device works and fears many women have relied on this product for diagnosis. It can pose a very severe risk to women who may have breast cancer, as the Breastlight may not detect it and it will go untreated. Continue Reading… Health Canada Recall Breastlight: Breast Cancer Signs & Detection

 

Eczema Caused by Yeast Food Allergy

Over 30 million people suffer from eczema, according to the Nation Eczema Association. Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is a skin disorder that commonly affects children and can continue into adulthood. Often, it will diminish with age, but not always. Certain factors do aggravate eczema and cause flare-ups. Allergies, such as a yeast allergy, are suspected to increase the chances of an eczema flare-up.

The Common Symptoms of Eczema, Atopic Dermatitis

Everyone reacts to eczema is different ways and is able to manage it differently as well. Eczema can show up anywhere one the body including:

  • Inside the elbows
  • Backs of knees
  • Face
  • Chest or Back
  • Legs or Arms
  • Hands or Feet
  • Scalp or Ears

The rash is often red or pink and can be dry in appearance. The skin may even be cracked or bleeding depending on the severity of the condition. You may even have tiny blisters and if the eczema is around your eye area, you may have bald patches on your eyelashes or eyebrows. Continue Reading… Eczema Symptoms, Causes and Treatments from Yeast Food Allergy

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