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Do supplements help treat hives?

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Some research says some of these can help your symptoms. For example:

But most experts say that supplements need more study when it comes to hives. Talk with your doctor before you start taking any supplements.

  • Vitamins B-12, C, and D
  • Fish Oil
  • Quercetin

From: Alternative Medicine for Hives WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Chronic hives (urticaria)," "Relief From Persistent Itching and Scratching," "Hives and Angioedema."

American College of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology: "Hives (Urticaria)."

PubMed Central: "Management of Difficult Urticaria."

Natural Remedies: "Hives." 

HealWithFood.org: "Best Foods to Eat for Hives Relief."

Gerson Institute: "8 Natural Remedies for Itchy and Irritated Skin."

Heal With Food: "Best Foods to Eat for Hives Relief."

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on January 23, 2019

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Chronic hives (urticaria)," "Relief From Persistent Itching and Scratching," "Hives and Angioedema."

American College of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology: "Hives (Urticaria)."

PubMed Central: "Management of Difficult Urticaria."

Natural Remedies: "Hives." 

HealWithFood.org: "Best Foods to Eat for Hives Relief."

Gerson Institute: "8 Natural Remedies for Itchy and Irritated Skin."

Heal With Food: "Best Foods to Eat for Hives Relief."

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on January 23, 2019

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