Each one of us will experience stress at some point in our life. Whether we are dealing with mild daily annoyances or a long season of stress, it can affect us psychologically, emotionally, cognitively, and physically. For some people, emotional stress can act as the trigger for stress hives to erupt - red, itchy raised welts that can appear on any part of the body and can last for up to six weeks or more.
Emotional stress and anxiety can wreak havoc on the immune system, causing it to falter and trigger a hive outbreak. Let’s take a closer look at the connection between anxiety, stress, and hives, and how treatment and lifestyle changes can help you take better control of your health: