Natural Urticaria Remedies

Urticaria is one of the most irritating skin complaints which manifests itself in the form of itchy bumps and red patches that can appear anywhere on the surface of the skin. Apart from the embarrassing appearance of urticaria it is extremely uncomfortable, particularly the excessive itchiness. Hives or urticaria can occur in anyone of any age and is usually associated

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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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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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I have CIU (chronic idiopathic urticaria) – how do I treat it?

If you suffer from chronic idiopathic urticaria, there’s no doubt that it’s a demoralizing condition, and the fact that allergists and dermatologists can offer no definitive treatments can mean that those with the condition have to suffer in silence. However, recent research has meant that as we start to understand more about the condition, the options for successful treatment are

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How do I know if I have Chronic Urticaria?

If you’re experiencing an outbreak of itchy, red and swollen welts on your skin which have lasted for six weeks or more, it’s likely that you’re suffering from chronic urticaria. These can appear anywhere on your body, including your face, lips and throat. The wheals or welts can vary in size and sometimes spread together to form larger welts. While

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