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How does finding support help eczema?

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Your skin condition can add to your daily stress. You might feel like you just can’t get comfortable. It helps to talk with other people who have the same problem and know what you’re going through. They might even have advice on new things you can try to feel better. Look for support groups for eczema online or find one that meets in your community.

SOURCES:

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

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 June 2, 2020

SOURCES:

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

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 June 2, 2020

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