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The Chicago Integrative
Eczema Center

The Chicago Integrative Eczema Center is a resource for patients and families with atopic dermatitis (eczema) seeking a more holistic approach to care. We emphasize natural therapies, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Acupuncture/Acupressure in addition to trusted Western medical treatments, bringing the best of many worlds together for optimal care.

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Eczema Expo 2024!

Eczema Expo is the largest gathering of the eczema community — including people with eczema, caregivers, healthcare professionals and industry ecz-perts.

Latest Resources

L-Histidine Supplementation

Eczema invariably is associated with a damaged skin barrier--sometimes called "leaky skin", and it also may be accompanied by a leaky gut barrier, as well. One of the challenges is helping to restore and strengthen the barriers, and we still have much to learn in this...

March Meeting Video!

Review of some of the new evidence on toxins and pollutants (including isocyanates) as causing barrier and microbiome damage leading to atopic dermatitis (eczema), and what we can do about it.

Red Light Therapy

Low level light therapy (LLLT) with red light may work by influencing cell signaling and growth factor production while reducing oxidative damage in treated skin, manifesting as anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects. Despite the promise, there is not much evidence for its use in eczema or dermatitis.

January Meeting: Steroids Friend or Foe with Dr. Peter Lio

Hello! Thank you to all who joined us for the January meeting! The recording is now posted here: https://us06web.zoom.us/rec/share/_FIfEo2HgaeMrgnHdUatyfsTFwTooabnreTTdqqFDWh02jhfE3M06xD-1LvnBXWb.CbcC8If5sHgbqymg?startTime=1706380141000 Passcode: ^tt26VT^ Thank...

Hempseed Oil

Hempseed oil is a rich and balanced source of omega-6 and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids

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