Monthly Archives: April 2011

Alternative (or) medicine?

I am in a bit of a crisis right now concerning alternative medicine. Until recently we were deeply convinced that we do not want to treat J.’s eczema with cortisone. And we believed (and I still want to believe) that … Continue reading

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Mercury poisening?

One day after we visited the allergologist at the children hospital we went to a health and life coach. It was a recommendation through friends of friends and after some thought be decided to shell out the 180 Euros it … Continue reading

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The visit at the children’s hospital

Last week we went to the allergologist at the children’s hospital. This was mainly a variation on the theme which we experienced already at the skin clinic. The approach is not at all diagnostic but focuses exclusively on symptom treatment … Continue reading

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A poem about eczema

This sad poem was published on NSGCCE: Just stop scratching. By Ruth Holroyd The itch is consuming It takes over my brain My skin I am tearing The relief is the pain Thickened and swollen Red and sore Constant skin … Continue reading

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A blessing and a curse

We gave in. J. has his hands constantly at his neck scratching and he scratches his hands and legs. At night he often asks to have his neck creamed. The skin on his neck has really become bad. The whole … Continue reading

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