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Does my baby have Eczema? August 24, 2016 16:40

There’s nothing like snuggling up with you’re beautiful new born or growing baby. Most babies are born with a variety of harmless imperfections (rashes, spots, acne and bumps). Your baby’s skin is a work in progress and goes through a number of changes in the early days and weeks of it’s life.  

Infant eczema is one of the most common baby skin conditions. Usually it appears in the first six months and only lasts up to their 5th birthday. There is not one single cause for eczema. It can be hereditary or a reaction to allergens or environmental irritants such as pollen or smoke.   

The main symptom to look for is:- 

Itchy rashes – usually from the face down through to any part the body. Look at the crooks of your baby’s body (elbows, knees), wrists and ankles. It may look like dry, thickened, scaly skin or tiny red bumps that ooze or look infected when scratched. 

A few things you can do? 

Seek medical advice. You’re family doctor is your first port of call to correctly diagnose eczema and advice on any treatment.  

Regulate your baby’s body temperature. Any rapid changes can dry out the delicate skin. Choose natural soft fabrics like cotton for clothing and bedding.  Dress your baby’s hands with mittens or socks and keep fingernails short.   

Keep baby’s skin moisturised and stay away from any harsh soaps and detergents.  Use mild, fragrance-free for laundry and no chemical fabric softeners. 

Get connected with other parents going through the same thing - it helps to share advice, experience and ideas in managing the condition.   

 And, don't forget: 

Grab plenty of rest where you can. A new baby is a challenging season of life and managing infant eczema on top of that can be exhausting.  Allow family and friends to help whenever they can and make use of any local support groups. 

 

Infant eczema usually clears up into that lovely soft, smooth skin parents adore.  Many children outgrow eczema by the time they turn two. Some by the time they’re adults. If only adult eczema could just disappear in the same way. 

 

*Please remember to always seek medical advice. This article is written generically about eczema and should not supersede any advice received by a medical professional about an individual condition. If you think you have eczema, atopic dermatitis or any other condition get the advice of you Family Doctor especially before beginning or changing any course of medication. 

 


How Lyproxea works September 24, 2015 12:28

Look on any blog, forum or self-help website for the relief of IBS or Eczema and you will see huge lists of remedies to relieve symptoms and treat, if not cure, these conditions. One of the most common questions we are faced with is “How do I know this one will work?”

Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Inflammation
Research has now shown that there is a direct relationship between mucosal inflammation of the colon and irritable bowel syndrome (both constipation and diarrhoea). By controlling this inflammation with naturally occurring, esterified, fatty acids that trigger your body to produce normal  anti-inflammatory cytokines, sufferers of IBS – C & D find relief from their symptoms.

Eczema and Inflammation

Eczema occurs where skin becomes so inflamed that it becomes dry, itchy, red and irritated. By acting on the source of the problem users can find relief from these symptoms without the ongoing application of topical creams or steroids.

Lyproxea is produced from dietary fatty acids that are esterified to ensure they are stable and delivered to the right parts of the digestive system. These esterified fatty acids raise the levels of the anti-inflammatory cytokine IL-10 in the body enhancing the body’s ability to respond in a healthy way to the triggers for the inflammation.

Want that once more in English? By taking Lyproxea your body is able to increase the presence of a naturally occurring anti-inflammatory response to relieve conditions caused by inflammation, therefore alleviating symptoms without the risks and side-effects associated with steroids or immuno-suppressants.


IBSACOL and IBS-C and IBS-D August 12, 2015 15:00

If you have been wondering how one pill could treat both the constipation and diarrhea symptoms associated with these two different types of IBS then this is for you:

Laxatives and antidiarrheals both work to combat individual symptoms of IBS. Each can be effective in their application, particularly as it helps with painful and often embarrassing symptoms allowing sufferers to do many of the normal activities they feel they otherwise could not.

Where IBSACOL differs is that instead of increasing or decreasing the peristalsis (contractions) in the bowels to help control bowel movements it goes to the source of the problem, increased inflammatory response in the bowel. By boosting the body’s natural response to inflammation (Anti-inflammatory cytokine IL-10) the conditions within the bowel remain normal and no constipation or diarrhea is triggered.