Archive for atopic dermatitis
Concurrent cereal allergy in children with cow’s milk allergy manifested with atopic dermatitis
I just recently had a patient whose 4 year old son was put on steroids for a skin reaction of unknown etiology. There was never a recommendation to avoid common food allergens. Mind you, steroids in a child that young really do concern me. Remember that an elimination diet is one of the more powerful tools we have in natural medicine to address a wide range of complaints.
LKM512 yogurt consumption improves the intestinal environment and induces the T-helper type 1 cytokine in adult patients with intractable atopic dermatitis
While many may find it strange that what happens in the gut affects the skin, this is a pretty well accepted route of treatment for many skin disorders. I’ve found that, in infants, adding in probiotics can very rapidly turn around eczema. In adults, where the patterns are much more ingrained, the results are not usually as dramatic.
This study finds that consumption of a specifically designed yogurt that contains probiotics can help with atopic dermatitis scores in adults.