Eczema, or atopic dermatitis, is a condition that is rather familiar in New Zealand. Up to 20% of Kiwi kids are affected by it, and adults to a lesser degree.
It is itchy. It is painful. It is annoying. It can be an excruciating, traumatic, and debilitating experience. I know, because I have been there myself. I also know that you can end up being stuck in a vicious cycle of steroids and antibiotics, which often provides temporary relief, but the eczema comes back with a vengeance. Then you decide to go all natural. But Dr. Google has over 600,000 solutions to your problem. What do you do now? Where do you start? What information can you trust?