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Eczema Warriors

Take a stand against step therapy

NEA is ramping up its efforts at the state and federal levels to end step therapy, the health insurance protocol that requires patients to try and fail other medications before approving coverage for the treatment originally prescribed by their doctor. Want in on the action? All it takes is a quick phone call.

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This is a letter ‘to those’

I want all the people living with eczema – along with their friends and family – to know that there is a light at the end of the tunnel. You just have to run towards it.

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To other teens with eczema: it gets better

Stress-induced eczema and painful skin infections while attempting to keep my grades up drove me to my breaking point. But after changing my outlook on life, I persevered, and you can too.

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The power of the eczema community

A cross-country move for work left me feeling alone in an unfamiliar place. So, I reached out to local eczema warriors for help. That’s when I realized home isn’t necessarily a place you live but the feeling you get when you’ve found your people.

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From angry and addicted to happy and healthy

After hitting rock bottom from steroid addiction, Suneil Doug, a fitness instructor living in the U.K., found a new outlook on life.

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NEA’s founders reminisce on the past 30 years

NEA has come a long way since its inception in 1988, thanks to three dedicated people in Portland, Oregon, who watched their small grassroots nonprofit evolve into the global eczema community it is today.

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Ode to the Itchy

Andrea Goetz sums up what eczema warriors battle with every day in her witty, heartfelt poem.

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How I cultivate mindfulness to help manage eczema

Eczema warrior Kuniko Nakamura shares her journey through yoga, mindfulness awareness practice and meditation.

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Go, Ella, Go!

With her eczema under control, 9-year-old Ella Gradowski is off to the races in her NEA-themed Mini-Wedge race car.

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Has Dupixent delivered on its promise? The eczema community offers honest feedback

More than two years after the FDA’s approval of the first biologic treatment for atopic dermatitis, many patients taking Dupixent report dramatic improvement in their symptoms and quality of life.

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