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The Eczema Podcast

Are you struggling with your eczema and ready to finally overcome it for good? Do you want to learn different healing strategies from the best experts who work with eczema? If you want a natural (and a long term solution) to heal, I'm here to bring you 4 years of expert interviews to help you! My name is Abby and I'm a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and founder of Conqueror Skincare. In this show, you'll learn from the best eczema experts on how to overcome atopic dermatitis, strategies to speed up healing, the best eczema products, and you'll also get encouragement and support. This show interviews experts including naturopaths, dermatologists, skin experts, and much more.
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Now displaying: June, 2020
Jun 29, 2020

In part 2 of this episode, you'll learn more helpful tips on why itching happens with eczema/dermatitis and topical steroid withdrawal (TSW). You'll learn tips on what to do when people tell you to "stop scratching." You'll also learn how to stop scratching, and why we itch more at night when it comes to atopic dermatitis.


Today I was joined by Jennifer Hall - the dedicated support member in my group coaching program. To join, visit conqueroreczemaacademy.com.

*Melatonin study on eczema: https://www.jwatch.org/na39762/2015/12/07/melatonin-children-with-eczema

*Shop Conqueror eczema products to help your skin find relief and stay moisturized here.


*Click here for the full blog post on itching. 

 

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Jun 21, 2020

Learn helpful tips on why itching happens in eczema/dermatitis and topical steroid withdrawal (TSW), how to stop scratching, and why we itch more at night.

Stay tuned for part 2 with more tips for you.

Today I was joined by Jennifer Hall - the dedicated support member in my group coaching program. To join, visit conqueroreczemaacademy.com.


*Click here for the full blog post on itching. 


*Shop Conqueror eczema products to help your skin find relief and stay moisturized here.

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Jun 12, 2020

This is part 2 (a continuation of last week's Eczema Podcast episode), where Dr. Kelly Blodgett shared how hidden dental issues (such as hidden gum disease, root canals, implants, dental meridians, gum grafts, cavities and silver amalgam fillings) can affect your skin, dermatitis, and other parts of the body (research paper links are listed below). Dental issues are often overlooked.

Today’s guest is Dr. Kelly Blodgett, a biological and naturopathic dentist. Dr. Kelly Blodgett graduated from the American College of Integrative Medicine and Dentistry and has a Board Certification in Naturopathic Dentistry and a Board Certification in Integrative Biological Dental Medicine. (You can find Dr. Kelly Blodgett’s website here: https://www.blodgettdentalcare.com. He also offers online consultations as well.)

The American Academy of Periodontology also shares on their website that periodontal (gum) disease is associated with several other diseases, such as diabetes, alzheimer’s, and heart disease.

 

Like the other microbiomes of the body (gut and skin), the oral microbiome is a collection of bacteria that affects the progression of health and disease. A major 2019 study in the Journal of Oral Microbiology discovered that bacterial populations from the mouth make their way to the gut microbiota.

Just as there’s leaky gut, there can also be leaky mouth as well. This can alter immune responses and potentially lead to systemic diseases.

Infants who have eczema are also 3 times more likely to develop tooth decay when they are 2 and 3 years old, according to this study from the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Dentistry and the Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences.

Cass Nelson-Dooley, MS, an ethnopharmacologist, also shared in her research that 45% of the bacteria in the mouth are also found in the gut. Oral infection can cause major issues within the rest of the body in a variety of ways.

Bacteria can escape through the gums to the bloodstream, cause system-wide inflammation, and bacterial toxins that make their way throughout the body. Two of the major bacterial groups in the oral biome that can impact the rest of health most notably include Prevotella and Veillonella.

Research has also shown that dental infection has been linked to nummular eczema as well.

Below are case studies of how dental issues & infections can affect atopic dermatitis and eczema:

 

 

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Jun 5, 2020
Learn how dental issues (and hidden infections) in the mouth can affect your skin and also affect every other part of the body (research paper links are listed below). Today's guest is Dr. Kelly Blodgett, a biological and naturopathic dentist. 
 
In this 2-part series, we cover issues that can affect the body and eczema/dermatitis - such as hidden gum disease,
root canals, implants, dental meridians, gum grafts, cavities, silver amalgam fillings, and much more! 
 
Dr. Kelly Blodgett graduated from the American College of Integrative Medicine and Dentistry and has a Board Certification in Naturpathic Dentistry and a Board Certification in Integrative Biological Dental Medicine. 
 
>> Below are case studies of how dental issues & infections can affect atopic dermatitis and eczema.
 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19691752
 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16924154
 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17442076
 
http://www.jacionline.org/article/S0091-6749(16)31456-7/fulltext
 
https://www.drkarafitzgerald.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/2015-Oral-Microbiome-Nelson-Dooley-Olmstead.pdf
 
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28637979/
 
https://www.perio.org/consumer/gum-disease-and-other-diseases
 
 
 

 

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