One of the major problems associated with the treatment of urticaria, is that it is focused on treating the symptoms and not the causes. Effective treatment is very important Diet. In most patients, urticaria is a consequence of overactive immune system, thus maintaining the balance in the body is one way to solve the problem. (It should be mentioned that the cure hives, as well as other types of allergies, it is impossible, but you can successfully control the symptoms).
First of all, patients often suffer from hives, it is recommended to drink plenty of water to flush out toxins from the body, which can contribute to the development of allergic reactions.
The diet should include hives more foods rich in vitamin C as it helps to regulate the immune system. In addition, vitamin C reduces the secretion of histamines and accelerates their cleavage. All fruits and vegetables contain vitamin C, but it is especially a lot of fruits and vegetables a dark green color.
It is also recommended to include in the diet of foods rich in quercetin. This substance has antioxidant, antihistamine and anti-inflammatory properties. Many of quercetin in apples, capers, red and yellow onions, broccoli, red grapes, cherries, citrus fruits, tea, red wine and many kinds of berries.
Diet in patients with chronic urticaria
In chronic urticaria is required to adhere to the above advice - as well as some others. It is necessary to include in the diet foods rich in vitamin B12, among them - eggs, poultry, fish living in cold water (such as salmon and trout). Whole grains are also rich sources of vitamin B12.
A person suffering from chronic urticaria, it is necessary to get as much antioxidants
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; they are particularly rich in berries (such as blueberries
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, Raspberries, strawberries, strawberry) and green tea. Black tea significantly less antioxidants.
Zinc-rich potatoes, celery, figs, asparagus, are also necessary for the effective control of the symptoms of urticaria.
Patients should limit intake of omega-6 (there are many vegetable oils, for example, corn and safflower oil). At the same time, the need to include in the diet, such sources of omega-3 as linseed, soya, nuts, sea fish.
Elimination diet hives
Because the symptoms of hives often appear as a result of eating any food allergens from the diet of exclusion can significantly improve the patient's condition.
To do this, allergens must be identified within one or two months on one eliminate from your diet foods and observing the reactions of the organism. The most common allergens are mushrooms, corn, tomatoes, eggplant, grapes, citrus fruits, alcohol, caffeine, carbonated beverages. By identifying your allergens, you can further control the symptoms of the disease, and ideally - do not give them manifest.
Allergic reactions can occur at a variety of effects from exposure to allergens to allergy medication or some nutrients. A man who suffered an allergic reaction, should be clear why it happened and what the body reacts to the allergen.
Diet for acute urticaria
In acute urticaria in order to reduce the overall allergic disposition of the body, a few days appoint milk-vegetable diet: dairy products, steamed and boiled vegetables, fruits neutral. We do not recommend taking any stimulants
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(alcoholic drinks, strong tea, coffee), smoked meat, spices. Limited intake of salt, flour and sweet dishes, canned food (they contain chemical substances - preservatives that may enhance the symptoms of urticaria), as well as any other finished products containing any chemicals.
If week urticaria phenomenon is not repeated, it is possible to attach the boiled meat and fish. In the usual diet is better to go no earlier than two weeks.
This method of formation of an individual hypoallergenic diet
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It refers to a non-specific treatments for allergies that removes any allergy, including hives.
Prevention urticaria - is to identify allergens and diet.