- Uncover your sensitivities
Work with a knowledgeable health professional to find out what foods or additives may trigger episodes of hives
- Address your stress
With help from a health professional, learn stress-reduction techniques that may lower your risk for developing hives
- Get a checkup
Visit your doctor to find out if your hives are the result of a treatable medical problem, or a reaction to medication
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