URTICARIA AND RESTRAINTS
Did you know that urticaria patients can usually…
- Suffer by the unpredictability of red and swollen lesions (hives) onset and look;
- experience itchiness, burning or stinging sensation, and even pain at hives sites;
- have angioedema (a severe swelling) on several different sites of the body, particularly on the lips, lids, hands, feet, and genitalia;
- feel embarrassed because of how hives look, which sometimes can be deforming;
- have low self-esteem;
- have their sleep impaired by itchiness, and therefore find it difficult to keep focused and to and carry out daily tasks;
- have higher work and school absenteeism rates;
- seclude themselves and avoid meeting friends and family members in social events;
- have trouble with dealing with relationships and sexual life;
- have trouble with wearing some kinds of clothes and shoes;
- have trouble with bathing or swimming in pools;
- have trouble with extreme temperatures.
Did you know they face all these challenges and restraints?
We know that living with urticaria is not an easy task, but we believe that we can cope well with it if we have support and education.
Please, seek support and treatment for your disease. That is possible, and we are here to help you.