Common Irritants and Allergens to Children’s Sensitive Skin

Chronic skin conditions can impact a child’s wellbeing, school performance, sleep and mental health. If a skin reaction seems to occur or worsen after a child comes in contact with certain clothing, pets, plants, cosmetics or substances, it may be contact dermatitis. Special considerations for young skin One of the main functions of the skin […]

Is Chronic Itch Responsible for Mental Health Issues in Children with Atopic Dermatitis?

By Kate Buron A recent study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (JAAD) found that children with atopic dermatitis (AD) are more likely than their peers without AD to experience symptoms of anxiety, depression, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other behavior and psychosocial issues. Although the mechanistic link between AD and […]