wellness

Showering Tips to Avoid Eczema Flare-Ups

By Rebekah KuschmiderMedically Reviewed by Poonam Sachdev on Jan 03, 2022 Bathing is a crucial part of keeping eczema under control. You might think frequent baths or showers will strip moisture from your skin, but bathing will actually give you an opportunity to replace the moisture your skin loses. Bathing, then sealing in the moisture […]

Swollen Ankles and Feet

By Mary Anne DunkinMedically Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson, MD  Swollen ankles and swollen feet are common and usually not cause for concern, particularly if you have been standing or walking a lot. But feet and ankles that stay swollen or are accompanied by other symptoms could signal a serious health problem. We found some possible […]

What to Look for in Eczema Shampoo

By Janie McQueenMedically Reviewed by Debra Jaliman, MD  When you have eczema, or atopic dermatitis, you need to go gentle on your skin — and that includes your scalp. With a dizzying number of shampoos to choose from, though, how do you find products that won’t cause a flare-up? Ingredients: Less Is More Most shampoos […]