Tag Archives: eczema

Can Your Eczema Cream Kill You? Maybe…

Like most kids her age, my toddler hates having cream put on her several times a day. I have a policy of ‘abate and placate’ so I offer a few creams and oils of different consistencies and types of packaging … Continue reading

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Review: Understanding Childhood Eczema

I’ve read a fair number of books on eczema and Understanding Childhood Eczema by Penny Titman is one of my favourites for parents of children with severe eczema. In fact, I liked it so much I’ve read it twice. It … Continue reading

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Balloons, Bees and Barbells

If, like most people, you think severe allergic reactions can only be caused by foods like nuts and peanuts, think again. All the ‘priority allergen‘ foods can cause equally serious reactions but anaphylaxis can have the following non-food causes too.

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Food Allergies: The VIP List

With all the publicity around peanut allergy you could be forgiven for thinking the legume-of-choice of circus elephants everywhere (peanuts) would be the only thing that causes serious allergic reactions. Not so. It is theoretically possible to be allergic to … Continue reading

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