Prev post1 of 3Next Hives, also known as urticaria, are defined as a sudden outbreak of swollen, pale-red bumps or plaques (welts) on the skin. Hives are usually caused by an allergic reaction to a substance that you encountered or swallowed. Due to the allergic reaction, your body releases a protein called histamine, which in
When I first set out to figure out the root cause of my Hashimoto’s, I took an inventory of all of my symptoms, in an effort to find an underlying connection. (I highly suggest that you make your own health timeline to help guide you as well). My health troubles started during my freshman year in undergrad, after catching “mono”, a common viral infection that is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus.