Understanding symptoms and getting a proper diagnosis and treatment plan are the best line of defense against chronic body hives.
New Canadian site and app aims to answer itching questions about chronic hives.
You know her as an actress and comedian but Vicki Lawrence has a new role. Diagnosed with chronic hives in 2010, she’s now an outspoken advocate for those living with the condition.
A food allergy occurs when a person’s immune system identifies proteins in a food as allergenic and begins to produce antibodies – called Immunoglobulin E or IgE – to guard against that food (e.g. shellfish or peanuts). These antibodies attach themselves to mast cells in the body, and when the person again eats the allergenic… Read more »
Do you sometimes feel sick to your stomach not long after eating? Have you noticed a pattern in the types of food you eat when this occurs? Perhaps you have experienced unexplained skin rashes (known as hives) or vomiting or diarrhea? Does your child refuse to eat a certain food, or complain that it makes… Read more »
If breaking a sweat makes you break out in hives you might think exercise is to blame. Before handing over your gym pass learn why science says its the body heat, not the exertion, that’s causing the allergy.