In this issue of NEA Magazine, we take a deep dive into the latest research on the role the immune system plays in eczema, how to avoid inflammation in your everyday life, and how to choose an eczema-friendly bathing suit.
Published On: Oct 27, 2022
Last Updated On: Oct 27, 2022
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In our current on page seven, Jodi Johnson, PhD, explores the science of eczema on black and brown skin, including a detailed history of the Fitzpatrick Scale and an overview of the future of research in eczema in dark skin tones.
On page 12, we share five tips from our community of NEA kids about how to keep your hands from scratching in class (it isn’t easy!). On page 14, we dive into the details of how metal in your water might be impacting your eczema.
On page 17, we’re thrilled to share an original photo shoot with members of our NEA community who shared their personal stories for Eczema Awareness Month. NEA Ambassador and eczema caregiver Maisie Wong-Paredes shares her personal My Journey on page 22. If you’re interested in getting a dog, but you live with eczema, you might enjoy hearing from Dr. Ari Zelig, a licensed allergist, and Nick Miller, a professional dog trainer, on which breeds might work best for your skin. And on page 26, we connected with three experts who share their tips on what parents should know about their children’s mental health and eczema. Thanks for reading!