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The Vagus Nerve: Is yours in tune?

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The Vagus Nerve: Is yours in tune?

By Grace... The Vagus nerve is the tenth cranial nerve involved in the bidirectional communication between the brain and gastrointestinal tract. The two-way nerve extends from the brainstem, through the neck and down to the abdomen, which is responsible for keeping a number of bodily functions in check, including digestion, heart rate and respiratory rate (1). If you’ve ever experienced a “gut feeling” or even worse, a “gut reaction”, this is exactly what I’m talking about. This is your brain speaking to your gut, and vice versa. So what does all this mean? Inflammation is the underlying cause of most...

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Immune System Wellness: What to do during the pandemic

Immune System Wellness: What to do during the pandemic

  Karen Fischer and Grace Pettitt here... There’s a lot going on in the world at the moment so we wanted to reach out to our community and provide some positivity and useful tips.  We've also created a soothing and calming Spotify playlist for you (see the end of this article for the direct link).  The world may seem chaotic atm, and you may need to stay home more often but, as Katie from the Eczema Life office said, "That's an introverts dream". Well said! I'm a big believer in reframing your perspective in order to calm down the body's nervous system. Yes,...

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My Journey on The Eczema Detox Program

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My Journey on The Eczema Detox Program

By Bonnie T. I have struggled with eczema for most of my life. I’m sure as any eczema sufferer reading knows, eczema can be a real pain in the butt. My personal eczema journey led me to Karen Fischer and her book The Eczema Diet and her Skin Friend supplements, which along with a commitment for change, healed my skin from the inside out. A few recent ‘naughty’ weekends indulging in gluten, alcohol and appalling food (yes, I mean crispy chicken and hot chippies), as well as stressful circumstances, have welcomed back my old adversary in an angry red, oozy rage. I’m...

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What is the difference between The Eczema Detox & The Eczema Diet?

What is the difference between The Eczema Detox & The Eczema Diet?

The Eczema Detox was recently released in 2018, and since then we have received dozens of emails asking what the main differences are between my two eczema books. Well, there's lots...  What's different about The Eczema Detox? Firstly, what's the same ... The Eczema Detox follows the same principles as the original eczema diet book, as both books discuss the critical roles that chemical intolerances and food intolerances play in the appearance of eczema. So both books may be used together.  However, the new detox book is different in many ways: 1. The Eczema Detox contains A LOT more recipes, with mouth-watering images...

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