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 […]

Caffeine Myths and Facts

Caffeine myth or caffeine fact? It’s not always easy to know. Chances are you have some real misperceptions about caffeine. For starters, do you know the most common sources of caffeine? Well, maybe two of the sources aren’t too hard to name — coffee and tea leaves. But did you know kola nuts and […]

Diet and Eczema: The Facts

By Ellen GreenlawMedically Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner, MD If you have eczema, you want to do all you can to try to stop the irritation and itching it can cause. So you may be eager to try eczema diets you’ve read or heard about. How helpful are these plans? Doctors aren’t sure, […]