What is Chronic Urticaria?

Urticaria, also known as hives, tends to affect around 1 in 6 people at some point in their lives, with it being most prevalent in women aged between 30 and 60, children and allergy sufferers. Urticaria becomes ‘chronic’ if it lasts for 6 weeks or more, with women being twice as likely to suffer from chronic urticaria as men. Fortunately

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What causes Chronic Urticaria?

If you’ve be diagnosed with chronic urticaria you’re more than likely to be well acquainted with the red, itchy rash of wheals that appears over your body. Whether these are small raised and swollen bumps, or they’ve run together to form larger areas of hives, it’s no doubt causing you both pain and discomfort, not to mention that it looks

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Is there an effective natural CIU treatment?

While most doctors would prescribe anti-histamines, steroids or other forms of medication to treat chronic idiopathic urticaria, if you’re the kind of person who prefers to use more natural remedies, you may be interested in the following natural treatments which have proved effective. Try natural remedies such as herbs, nettles and aloe vera Many sufferers of CIU rely on anti-histamines

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Beyoncé skin lightening – how did she do it?

Since Beyoncé made her first appearance in the public eye, several years ago, her skin has become increasingly lighter in colour. No, this is not something that would occur naturally with age, it can only be the result of skin bleaching. While she has not admitted the use of skin whitening substances, and it is not known precisely how she

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Is Chronic Urticaria always idiopathic?

While many people (1 in 6) may have suffered from urticaria, otherwise known as hives, at some time in their life, some people suffer repeated episodes over a long period of time. If hives are a problem for periods of six weeks or longer, you’re said to suffer from chronic urticaria, a condition which affects approximately 1 in 1000 people.

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