WIDE ITCHING Effective Natural Cure
Sufferers from widespread itching already know that traditional treatments for this annoying ailment
don't give desired results. Anyone who reads this article is already well on the way to solving it.
We'll see below natural cures for widespread itching, its causes and official treatments with drugs.
WHERE IS ITCHING LOCATED
Itching can be localized in limited or widespread areas. It's often consequence of a dermatological disease.
In absence of skin lesions, itching can also originate from general diseases, such as neoplasms, kidney, haematological,
hepatic and allergic pathologies.
In other cases, itching remains the only symptom: in these cases we speak of itching "sine materia". This category
includes types of local itching like that of external genital areas (vulvar, scrotal, perianal itching) or widespread
itching such as elderly's itching (a type of widespread itch very frequent among people over 65 years of age).
Another form of widespread itching, which we deal with on another page, is itching in people with kidney failure
WHAT are THE CAUSES for WIDESPREAD HITCHING
Various are the causes of widespread itch: stress, lack of organic substances, free radicals. However, natural
remedies for itching can reduce excess of biochemical mediators without side effects.
Itching stimuli, like a light touch, vibration or contact with wool fibers, act on skin's free nerve receptors (unmyelinated
C fibers: the same ones that transmit pain, but at a lower frequency).
Several chemical messengers carry this feeling. Histamine is one of most significant mediators, but also others such as
kallikrein, PAF (platelet aggregation factors) and endopeptidases. These messengers are synthesized and stored in
skin mast cells and released in response to various stimuli.
These mediators are released in unregulated and chaotic way by mast cells themselves, when mast cells metabolism
TRADITIONAL THERAPY of ITCH
Current itch therapy uses drugs (antihistamines, moisturizers ...) to be chosen according to the cause, but results are
WHAT are the NATURAL TREATMENTS for WIDESPREAD ITCHING
However, natural cures for itching are possible thanks to properties of natural substances like Calendula Officinalis
and Rhodiola rosea which have an anti-inflammatory, soothing, anti-free radical action, normalizing blood
Other natural substances, such as flavoproteins and coenzymes, contribute in an harmless way to restoration of
mast cell membranes. Therefore, there is a return to normal production and release of the biochemical mediators
of itch from mast cells and the recovery of the immune system normal conditions.