Can stress cause body rashes?
Yes, it can cause hives, which can vary in appearance from one person to another. Hives usually come and go, and can be small red dots or bumps, or can be large red welts, but they always itch. When I had them the itch was unbearable! The doctor gave me a prescription for the stress, as well as one for the hives and the itching they caused.
Actually the question is more appropriately styled. Can stress cause acne or does acne cause stress. I happen to be a believer in the former. But that's the debate isn't it. I don't think there is any question that stress causes the body to undergo hormonal changes that can affect many bodily functions. but stress may cause a bit of acne if you wanted to try something different just try to relax
One medical intervention to help cope with stress is antidepressants. Antidepressants correct chemical imbalances of neurotransmitters in the brain which cause changes in mood and behavior. This helps reduce stress on the body. Another intervention that can help reduce stress is acupuncture. Acupuncture blocks the production of a hormone, hypothalamus pituitary adrenal (HPA) that is known to cause stress in the body.
I believe it can be. I typed "Lexapro Rash" into google, and found many, many people claiming to have gotten a rash from the drug. I myself took lexapro for 3 days, and suddenly developed a rash that's covered ~3/4 of my upper body. However, to argue the Lexapro side of the story, in their FDA expieriment, their were no cases of rashes in any of their subjects. Either way, I believe that it can…
The cause of stress is when something drastic happens to your body or your surroundings. It changes the homeostasis and therefore the effect is you go into shock or become emotional. Ways to relieve stress are laughter, exercise (especially running), communicating, taking a vacation, sleep, sitting in deep thought, etc.