Vacations are always hotly anticipated. And while returning from vacation can be hard, it's even harder when you pick up a side effect from your trip.
As many people head out for spring break trips this month, I wanted to highlight some of the unwanted vacation side effects that I've seen in patients, friends, and family. For those heading to the beach, here are some unwanted side effects to look out for: Don't forgot to apply sunblock to your feet if you'll be out in the s
Eczema can be an incredibly frustrating and challenging skin condition.
There's no cure. The treatments have potential side effects. And eczema is a complex condition, with different potential triggers in different people.
It's no wonder, then, that many of my patients ask about dietary supplements.
What have research studies determined about the effectiveness of supplements for the treatment of eczema?
I co-authored a review article on this subject, written for a med
I've noticed a definite trend in the last five years. More and more of my patients with sensitive skin and eczema are reporting that they've turned to "natural" products to try to help their skin.
I tell them to stop. You cannot rely on the term "natural". It might seem as though this one word on the label would be an easy shortcut to identifying good products, but it doesn't work that way. Just because something says it's "natural", it doesn't automatically mean that it wi