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How does doing something you enjoy help eczema?

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Whether it’s playing sports, reading a book, or getting involved in your community, doing something you like can take your mind off your stress and make you feel good.

SOURCES:

Jafferany, M. 2007. The Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry,

EczemaNet: "Preventing Flare-Ups;" "Stress Reduction Techniques;" and "The Truth About ‘Other’ Therapies for Atopic Dermatitis."

Donald V. Belsito, MD, professor of clinical dermatology at Columbia University.

Julie Block, president and CEO of the National Eczema Association, San Rafael, Calif.

FamilyDoctor.org: "Stress: How to Cope Better With Life's Challenges."

Andrea Cambio, MD, FAAD, medical director of Cambio Dermatology, Cape Coral, Fla.

 

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on March 01, 2016

SOURCES:

Jafferany, M. 2007. The Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry,

EczemaNet: "Preventing Flare-Ups;" "Stress Reduction Techniques;" and "The Truth About ‘Other’ Therapies for Atopic Dermatitis."

Donald V. Belsito, MD, professor of clinical dermatology at Columbia University.

Julie Block, president and CEO of the National Eczema Association, San Rafael, Calif.

FamilyDoctor.org: "Stress: How to Cope Better With Life's Challenges."

Andrea Cambio, MD, FAAD, medical director of Cambio Dermatology, Cape Coral, Fla.

 

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on March 01, 2016

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