woman's hand scratchingThere are hundreds of things that cause us to itch uncontrollably, but recent research claims that we should be blaming one newly discovered nerve receptor called MrgprA3. Its only job appears to be to make us itch. So annoying!

Still, we can't forget to address the origin of the itch that's setting the nerve receptor off in the first place. Here, six sneaky culprits behind chronic itching ...

What kind of itch do you suffer from most often?



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