The Hopeful Link Between AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES & DEVELOPMENT (Asthma, IBS, Allergies, Egzema)

The Hopeful Link Between AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES & DEVELOPMENT (Asthma, IBS, Allergies, Egzema)

Having an autoimmune disease, such as asthma, irritable bowel syndrome, crohn’s disease, allergies, or certain skin conditions, really is no fun, especially as a child. While you’re supposed to be running around and exploring–maybe making a snowman or water-ballooning someone’s house–you’re stuck in a hospital bed with varying amounts of pain. Luckily, it’s not all…

Eczema, Animation.

Eczema, Animation.

Eczema, or dermatitis, is a group of conditions characterized by inflammation of the skin. Among the many types of dermatitis, the most common is atopic dermatitis, also known as atopic eczema. Very often, when not specified otherwise, the term “eczema” is used to describe the atopic type. Symptoms of atopic dermatitis include rashes, redness, scaling,…

Eczema (atopic dermatitis) – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Atopic dermatitis or atopic eczema is a skin rash that’s particularly common among young children, but can last into adulthood. “Atopic” refers to an allergy, “derm” refers to the skin, and “itis” refers to inflammation. So atopic dermatitis describes skin inflammation that results from an allergy, more specifically, it happens when the immune system attacks…