Reducing inflammation during the holiday season

Christmas sea­sons are tough on those with chron­ic inflam­mat­ory con­di­tions. Hives, rashes, chron­ic stuffy or runny noses, sinus infec­tions, sore joints…these are all aggrav­ated by foods that cre­ate inflam­ma­tion. But what does that actu­ally mean? What

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Frankincense as YOUR pain saviour

Frankincense was giv­en to Jesus, seen as the saviour of the world in Christianity, on his ‘birth’ (or the date recor­ded as his birth) as a gift. Frankincense how­ever can also be your saviour this holiday

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3 Ways: Natural Eczema Relief

Winter is approach­ing, and with it: dry skin. For those of you with eczema or atop­ic dermatit­is, this can be a stress­ful time because it is hard to know what winter will bring for your skin.

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Eczema and the body-mind connection

Most of you know my per­son­al con­nec­tion to eczema and dermatit­is, but this is not a post just about dermatit­is! More pro­found is the body-mind con­nec­tion and how they cause phys­ic­al dys­func­tion or improve upon it,

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Salt baths: Your dry winter skin will thank you!

Happy New Year every­one! I hope every­one had a safe and rest­ful hol­i­day, and that 2012 brings you good health and hap­pi­ness. As some of you know, I have always had a per­son­al his­tory of very dry, sens­it­ive skin, and

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Eczema: What your dermatologist won't tell you

November is Canada’s nation­al eczema month. EASE is an organ­iz­a­tion that sup­ports eczema aware­ness in Canada, and tonight they will be hav­ing a dis­cus­sion about what it means to live with eczema. Unfortunately I can­not attend due to clin­ic commitments,

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