Part I The skin: the structure of the skin; what it does; what can go wrong, understanding eczema; what is eczema and what causes it?; can it be prevented?; various types of eczema and dermatitis. Part II Controlling the symptoms: taking care of your skin; identifying and eliminating the triggers that aggravate your eczema; how to help a child with eczema. Part III Orthodox medical treatment: seeking the help of your doctor; which treatment is best for you?; different types of treatments available - over-the-counter preparations and prescription drugs. Part IV Complementary treatments: finding a complementary therapist; which therapy is best for you?; acupuncture, herbal treatments, homeopathy and other treatments to help alleviate symptoms. Part V Food and eczema: can your diet improve your symptoms?; food sensitivity and common trigger foods; testing for food allergies; dietary treatment for eczema. Part VI Exclusion recipes: includes recipes that avoid common trigger foods of eczema. Part VII Healthy eating: recipes for soups, salads and vegetable dishes, fabulous fish and meat meals to ensure a healthy nutritious diet.