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Medications and Plagues sent by God.

Dramatic title, I know, but I’m feeling dramatic today.

This won’t apply or resonate with everyone, but in case you are struggling with Atopic Dermatitis, Eczema, Eucresa, steroids, or Dupixent, I figured I’d throw my personal experience into the mix and maybe give someone a heads up or a “you’re totes normal” for moral support. 951 more words

My Best Yes: Dupixent

With a blog it’s tempting to wait until any difficulties have passed to write about them. It’s nice to wrap the past troubles up in a blog post and tie a bow on top while proclaiming “this is what happened and here’s what I learned!”. 1,355 more words

Effect of Oral Administration of a Mixture of Probiotic Strains on SCORAD Index and Use of Topical Steroids in Young Patients With Moderate Atopic Dermatitis

Key Points

Question  Can treatment with an oral probiotic reduce the SCORAD index and the use of topical steroids in children with moderate atopic dermatitis? 377 more words

MEDICINE

Probiotics May Improve Pediatric AD Symptoms

Probiotics may also reduce need for topical corticosteroids

A daily capsule of a cocktail of probiotics may reduce both the severity symptoms in moderate atopic dermatitis and the need for topical corticosteroids to treat symptom flare ups in children, research published in… 892 more words

MEDICINE

Something about numbers

I for one am tired  how my health score is tied to my existence as a person rather than who I really am.   “How to keep up your credit score, what income bracket I’m in, what’s my IQ” are nagging reminders that I may not be anything more than just a number and not a unique person on this planet. 1,077 more words

Asthma

Probiotics may reduce SCORAD, steroid requirement in children with atopic dermatitis

Daily doses of the probiotic strains Bifidobacterium lactis CECT 8145, Bifidobacterium longum CECT 7347, and Lactobacillus casei CECT 9104 may reduce the SCORAD* index and need for topical steroids in children with moderate atopic dermatitis, according to a small study from Spain. 502 more words

NEWS

Cornerstone Therapy in Atopic Dermatitis

Moisturizers recommended, but product choice largely comes down to patient choice

For patients with atopic dermatitis, moisturizers may be the most important treatment. However, with impaired skin barrier functions, thinner stratum corneum cell layers, and larger follicular pores, atopic dermatitis patients are vulnerable to adverse skin reactions. 960 more words

SCIENCE