Origins logo

Origins Dermatology Centre

Book An Appointment

Toronto Star Interview: Atopic Dermatitis (AD)

Skin Infection on Girl Vector

The impact of atopic dermatitis is more than skin deep

Chronic skin disease can cause loss of sleep, skin damage, negative self-image, anxiety, and depression

By Abigail CukierMedia Planet

Known as the most common chronic inflammatory skin disease, atopic dermatitis (AD) — also commonly known as eczema — burdens patients both physically and emotionally and is so much more than just dry, itchy skin. The disease can cause significant sleep loss, anxiety, and depression, and can substantially impact the quality of life of sufferers and caregivers.

Click the link below to read the full Interview.

Like this article?

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Linkdin
Share on Pinterest