Tips to Combat Itchiness
What does make you feel itchy? How to kill itchiness? Especially in cold season, we feel itchier, don't we?
You may think that itchiness is caused by dry weather or dry skin. But don't forget that itchiness can be caused by cirrhosis, hepatocirrhosis, or kidney failure.
One patient went to hospital for checkup of his skin itchiness. He was told by his doctor that the cause of the itchiness is due to cancer of the bladder. What!?
The doctor explained that the patient was taking various medicines to combat his cancer and other maladies, which triggered itchiness. Morphine poisoning is one of the main causes of itchiness. It is known that when you suffer from various diseases, morphine and other drugs produce similar effect to that of beta-endorphin in the body. Beta-endorphin works in reducing stress and other uncomfortable feelings. However, due to some unexpected brain function, it fails to accept beta-endorphin signal and will appear as itchiness.
Yes, we know that the brain detects itchiness and other senses. However, did you know that the brain always detects and senses the highest signal we see, hear, smell, and feel?
For example, supposed you are now concentrating on watching a funny TV program. Then, suddenly, you hear a big bang sound outside your house. Your attention will go outside your house and your concentration on the funny TV program may be shattered. The same can happen not only for itchiness but also to other circumstances happening in your brain.
Let's say that your right hand felt itchy because of mosquito bite. Instead of scratching, you can make nail marks, then, the itchiness can be eradicated. Let's do some other methods to prove what we mentioned above. When your right hand felt itchy because of mosquito bite, instead of scratching the right spot, hold a cold towel with your left hand. Amazingly, the itchiness will be gone just the same way you made nail marks on your right hand. This is simple evidence that your brain first senses the strongest signal that is felt by your body.
You can find various remedial medicines or herbs that can cheat signals of your maladies. Yes, it is very true.
Now you know that if you are suffering from allergies, without scratching, you can cheat itchiness by sending some other sensory signals to the brain, which senses the highest signal wave from any parts of the body.
What are your thoughts, then?