Newsletter #18

author/source: DrB

Winter Newsletter                                                                                          January 2014

                                             Eczema Alert: Cold Snap Coming*


This newsletter from is sent out via email and is saved and archived here on-site. If you are a subscriber to this letter and you want to un-subscribe, please let me know. You may or may not be a member - becoming a member requires separate registration. If you wish, please try the  LOGIN   to check if you are a member.  You may need to register. aims to provide a forum for both patients and practitioners to learn more about The Combined Approach to atopic eczema. The idea is to bring together the experience of those who have atopic eczema with the expertise of those who are there to help. As an online community this site has a membership area to encourage mutual support and exchange of information and opinion. If you find the site useful please let me know, and please add your contribution wherever something catches your eye.


                                    New Articles October - December 2013

The cause and treatment of lichenification deserves better recognition in eczema management guidelines

There are no short cuts: to succeed with habit reversal always use a hand tally counter

Timing: the ability to choose the best moment for some action

The Combined Approach to atopic eczema is a home-based treatment programme

With The Combined Approach the best results are achieved if optimal topical treatment is introduced at the same time as habit reversal, after the first week of registration

Chronic atopic eczema in babies and infants has a characteristic distribution

My skin is like my piano: if I am not careful both can dry out in cold weather

The natural healing potential of skin tissue is remarkable: habit reversal switches it on


Please get in touch with me whenever you like with your comments and suggestions. I look forward to members sharing information about themselves and their experience, in Member Profiles and in The Forum. The site gets bigger every month: please alert me to any difficulties with what is provided, such as broken links and videos not working!

                                                                                                   Dr Christopher Bridgett