Eczema sufferers - with their telltale angry-looking, scaly skin - are a familiar sight these days although, just a few decades ago, they would have been a small minority. Now, in most countries, about one in five children and one in 12 adults are...
Topical creams containing powerful steroids are considered de rigueur in the conventional treatment of eczema. As with many drug solutions, these ointments bring with them a host of side-effects. The US Food and Drug Administration recently issued a...
Diet plays an integral role in allergy/sensitivity-type disorders such as atopic and allergic contact eczema. While the buildup of chemicals in the body puts increasing stress on the immune system, a nutrient-deficient diet weakens immunity even...
Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin) is named the "red vitamin," as it is a red crystalline compound. B12 is unique in that it is the only vitamin that
Sulfur is an interesting nonmetallic element that is found mainly as part of larger compounds. It is not discussed much in nutrition books, mainly because
A Teenager on the Go Go Go
Sixteen-year-old Sherrie was referred
to us by her family practice physician
Zinc has so many important functions and potential uses that both doctors and patients should think of zinc more often for
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