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What is the best treatment for stress hives?

What is the best treatment for stress hives?

Antihistamines: Hives are often made worse or appear primarily in association with stress or stressful events/ situations. Hives can be controlled or prevented with the use of long-acting antihistamines such as zyrtec or allegra (fexofenadine). Unfortunately, you must take them in advance, so that probably means daily. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


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Hives on legs after fielding, what is the best treatment for this?

Hives: Non-sedating antihistamines in increased doses (2x/day) can help to control the hives. Adding a topical anti-itch or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream can also help. If they persist greater than 6 weeks, get in to see an allergist. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for hives?

What's the best treatment for hives?

Antihistamines: The most widely used medicine for hives are antihistamines--oral steroids are often used acutely as well. If possible, you should also avoid whatever it was that caused the hives in the first place. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of familial cold urticaria?

What's the best treatment to get rid of familial cold urticaria?

Stay warm: Move to a warmer climate. Don't take cold showers or baths. Never swim in cold swimming pools or in cold ocean water. Dress warmly including gloves and scarves in cold weather even if you're going outside for just a minute or two to take out the trash. Prophylactic antihistamines - that means taking it everyday may help. There is no cure for physical urticarias like cold urticaria. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for stress?

What is the best treatment for stress?

Good coping: You should consider seeing a counselor/therapist to help learn good coping mechanism for stress. Here are two good links: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/stress-management/my00435 and http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/stress-management/my00435/tab=indepth. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for stress fractures in feet?

What is the best treatment for stress fractures in feet?

Depends: On which bone and your overall state of health. Some stress fractures can be treated using a soft cast or cam walker, while others need a hard cast. The "best" treatment needs to be custom-made for you and your particular circumstances. Discuss this with your podiatrist or orthopedist. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hand stress injuries?

What is the best treatment for hand stress injuries?

Change activities: We really need more info to be more helpful. What kind of injuries? What is your job activities? ...Read more

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What's the best treatment/supplement for stress that results to back pains?

What's the best treatment/supplement for stress that results to back pains?

Relaxation technique: First, you must address the reason for your stress. For instance, if you have school stress, talk to a counselor to find solutions. Practice relaxation techniques (calm mediation, listen to nature sounds, deep breathing, or exercise) to take your mind off the immediate stress. For your back pain, it could be tight muscles. Do stretching exercises or get a nice massage. ...Read more

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Could you please tell me where is the best place to get stress relief treatment?

Could you please tell me where is the best place to get stress relief treatment?

Many options: I want to answer "a quiet hike in the forest, or a walk on a sunny beach." but i assume you're asking about professional help. Most mental health professionals help stressed people every day using counseling, cognitive therapy, and other approaches. Also consider professional guidance with mindfulness meditation, yoga, relaxation techniques, or guided imagery. Many ways to relieve stress... ...Read more

Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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Hives (Definition)

Also known as urticaria, hives are an outbreak of red bumps or wheals that appear quickly after exposure to certain allergens (foods, medications, other substances). Hives vary in size, are itchy, can burn, and can last for up to ...Read more