Page 146

Chronic eczema causes months and years of misery. Let's replace all that with only the days of inconvenience needed for the effective treatment of acute relapses.

Atopy Having 'atopy' means being born prone to develop eczema, hay fever and asthma. Hay fever and asthma are allergic conditions, like the rhinitis that is caused in summer by a high pollen count. Eczema is much more to do with dry skin.

Hay fever and V Asthma

Dry skin!

Allergies!

Dry skin tends to be itchy, and this leads to scratching.

136

Profile for Christopher Bridgett

Atopic Skin Disease - A Manual For Practitioners  

An account of a new behavioural approach to the treatment of atopic eczema, written for practitioners, but also for patients

Atopic Skin Disease - A Manual For Practitioners  

An account of a new behavioural approach to the treatment of atopic eczema, written for practitioners, but also for patients