Continuing to share my Best of 2012 MarcieMom Eczema Twitter Tips! (part 1 & 2 here & here) Triggers and allergies are sometimes a mystery, you think it is, you think it isn’t, it’s tested yes, but you think it’s not.. so here you go! My best tips on triggers and allergies, with the help of doctors & experts, including a celebrity hairstylist (of Matthew McConaughey)!
3 of 366 MarcieMom Eczema Tip – Stress can be passed to your child & is a potential trigger. Give yourself chill time!
55 of 366 MarcieMom Eczema Tip – Heat and perspiration is the number one trigger for eczema
75 of 366 MarcieMom Eczema Tip – Diapers can also have allergens that trigger eczema
And helping to explain more about diapers, is non-other than The Honest Company, a company founded by Jessica Alba and Christopher Gavigan.
76 of 366 MarcieMom Eczema Tip – Do skin prick test only when the child is in good health & did not take antihistamines for at least 3 days
And helping out in Friday Q&A is Marcie’s doctor, Prof Hugo van Bever. In this Q&A, he answered questions on the skin prick test.
119 of 366 MarcieMom Eczema Tip – Allergy testing is more accurate from 6 month old. Also manage and monitor baby’s environment and food
124 of 366 MarcieMom Eczema Tip – Six common food allergens are milk, fish, egg, soy, peanuts and what. Check with doctor and take allergy test
Another doctor who helped out in Friday Q&A is Dr Liew Woei Kang. In this Q&A, he helped answer the common allergens in children.
228 of 366 MarcieMom Eczema Tip – Keep hair short to reduce sweat trapped in scalp
I had the privilege of knowing Kristan Serafino, a celebrity hairstylist who gave hairstyling tips to those suffering from scalp eczema in this 3-part scalp eczema series!