Can you control itch with acupressure? Do toxins from bacteria drive eczema symptoms? What is the Dr. Aron Regimen and does it work? How should we think about long-term steroid use? Learn more in this interview with a Dr. Peter Lio, Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Founding Director of the Chicago Integrative Eczema Center, and a true pioneer in eczema treatment and research.
This episode was recorded August 16, 2016 as part of GPER’s Research Meetup series.
Research referenced in the podcast:
· Acupressure study (https://www.jaad.org/article/S0190-9622(11)01518-0/fulltext)
· Review of alternative and complementary treatments for eczema (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4518179/pdf/ECAM2015-676897.pdf)
· Case series study on CASM (or Aron Regimen) (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/pde.13141)
· Review of the relationship between staph and eczema (https://practicaldermatology.com/articles/2019-mar/staphylococcus-aureus-and-atopic-dermatitis-unweaving-a-tangled-web)