Dealing With Pressure Urticaria
What is pressure Urticaria?
Pressure Urticaria is a condition which occurs after prolonged pressure to areas of
the skin. For example, Standing, sitting or kneeling for long periods of time might trigger pressure urticaria.
Tight clothing can also trigger symptoms, especially around the back of the knees and
around the armpit area.
Symptoms of pressure urticaria normally manifest themselves as weals or rashes, the
same as in most cases of urticaria.
These rashes sometimes occur immediately, however more often than not they will
appear some hours later (delayed pressure urticaria).
Pressure Urticaria as with other forms of Urticaria is usually considered a chromic
condition. Each attack can last for just hours or may take days to disperse.
The cause of physical urticaria is idiopathic, however recent studies have hinted at
the condition being an autoimmune disorder, which puts the condition in the same category as rheumatoid
Treating Pressure Urticaria.
Because the condition is idiopathic and more than likely an autoimmune disorder,
traditional medicines can have little effect.
Traditional treatments will normally only be symptomatic, which means the underlying
reason for the condition is never addressed.
Symptomatic relief is welcomed at the time of the attack, however unless the real
cause is treated the attacks will come back and in many cases become more frequent.
How to Treat Pressure Urticaria.
As with any autoimmune disorder the root cause must be addressed, while these
underlying factors are never obvious a different approach must be employed if a sufferer is to have any chance of
The process should begin with cutting certain foods from your diet, and an important
test you should always ask your doctor for (this one test has helped thousands of urticaria sufferers), you should
also look at ways of naturally detoxifying your body.
Obviously this is just a quick glance at how you can combat pressure
urticaria but its natural, safe and free to try.
Visit Natural Urticaria Relief for details.
by Kate Andrews - 19/5/2009
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