Eczema

Naturopathic medicine offers a more comprehensive approach to skin healing and addresses the actual causes of distressing lesions that can be itchy and painful.  We focus on getting to the root cause of eczema and treating it, in order to reduce flares and scars from developing. Your customized comprehensive treatment plan will include a range of complementary and alternative therapies including lifestyle changes, nutritional strategies, supportive supplements, IV therapy, etc.

Key Naturopathic Considerations for Eczema:

 

  • Inflammation 

  • Dysbiosis and immune function 

  • Food sensitivities 

  • Dermal barrier function 

  • Emotional health and physiologic stress responses

  • Oxidative stress 

  • Accumulated toxicity from medications or the environment

 

Goals of Treatment:

 

  • Reduce itching and pain of lesions

  • Reduce number of lesions and frequency of outbreaks 

  • Prevent scarring

  • Reduce inflammation and improve immune system function 

  • Test for and eliminate food allergies 

  • Improve digestion

  • Minimize the impact of stress

  • Restore overall wellness and body function