Itchy, scratchy, hot, red raw skin!! We all have an itch now and again, but itchy skin can be a tyrant that drives some people mad!
So here’s a few interesting facts about itching:
Scratching puts a quick end to a variety of itches by creating a counter-irritation on the skin that diverts the brain’s perception of the itch.
The brain receives itch signals which trigger activity in areas of the brain that prompt arm movement, presumably initiating a scratch response
Itchning is such a concern that there are world symposiums about it. The first International itch meeting reported that;
A persistent itch can be the result of chronic health problems including kidney disease, stroke, brain tumor, liver disease, Hodgkin’s disease, and other malignancies of the lymphatic system.
Stay tuned for Fast #SKIN FACTS – How to stop itchy skin
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