These two videos in this page are the first videos I saw talking about topical steroid addiction and once I saw them it all clicked. It all made sense as to why my skin was never getting better with the use of the creams and injections. It also pretty much made it clear to me that eczema is curable. I also found it really interesting (in Dr. Rap’s video) that most eczema patients coming to dermatologist these days aren’t even true eczema paitients but more so steroid induced eczema patients. That just shows that once someone thinks that they have eczema they can heal it up (holistically) with figuring out what’s going on wrong internally, and won’t ever have to see a dermatologist and be prescribed those horrendous creams. It’s great to see a medical doctor out there with this belief.
Some background on Dr. Rap:
Dr. Rapaport is the leading medical expert in the U.S. on Topical Steroid Addiction (TSA) and Red Skin Syndrome (RSS). He has assisted thousands of patients in discovering that they had RSS/TSA and helped many of them heal with his unique approach of total cessation of topical steroids. He is a Clinical Professor of Medicine/Dermatology at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center and Board-Certified by the American Board of Dermatology.
Here is a Q & A video with Dr. Marvin Rapaport all about Topical Steroid Addiction/Withdrawal and Red Skin Syndrome:
Here is an animation video about the dangers of topical steriods:
Australian News segment on two people who became addicted to steroids & documentation of their withdrawal process:
Fellow TSW’er Holly is Spreading Awareness!
TSW Warrior Briana featured on “The Doctors”!
Informational links and pdf’s about Topical Steroids:
Progressive Health Website – WARNING – Read this Before Using Steroid Creams for Eczema
Topical Steroid Addiction in Atopic Dermatitis – Article by Dr. Fukaya
What Doctors Won’t Tell You: STEROIDS – THE SLEAZIEST OF DRUGS
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