In medicine, anaphylaxis is a severe and rapid systemic allergic reaction. Anaphylaxis occurs when a person is exposed to a trigger substance, called an allergen, to which they have become sensitized. Minute amounts of allergens may cause a life-threatening anaphylactic reaction. Anaphylaxis may occur after ingestion, inhalation, skin contact or injection of an allergen. The most severe type of anaphylaxis—anaphylactic shock—will usually lead to death in minutes if left untreated. The w ...
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Treatment
... Adrenaline (epinephrine) is the drug most commonly used to treat anaphylactic reactions. You can self-administer the drug with an autoinjector, such as the EpiPen or the EpiPen Jr. An autoinjector is ...
Source: MayoClinic

Allergic to What? Part 1: Herbal Programs for Food Allergies
... Everybody''s allergic to something. Cat hair, grass pollen, wheat bread by the slice, cow''s milk and eggs. What about work? According to Dorland, allergy is "a hypersensitive state." Often the subjec...
Source: HealthWorld

Childhood Allergies
... An allergy is a hypersensitive reaction to a normally harmless substance. About one in every six children in the United States is allergic to one or more substances. There are a variety of substances,...
Source: HealthWorld

Hayfever & Allergy
... Hayfever is an allergic disorder characterized by nasal discharge, sneezing, itching and difficulty breathing through the nose. The primary part of the body affected by the allergic reaction is the me...
Source: HealthWorld

Allergies (Respiratory)
... The information provided here is not only applicable to children but to most people with allergies. REMEDIES LISTED IN CAPITOL LETTERS REPRESENT MORE FREQUENTLY INDICATED REMEDIES Research has shown t...
Source: HealthWorld

Allergies are Nothing to Sneeze at... With Homeopathic Medicines
... It is getting close to allergy season again, and to most allergy sufferers freedom from this dread condition is literally nothing to sneeze at. This freedom, however, is a distant dream for many aller...
Source: HealthWorld

Allergy Relief
... ''tis the season to be sneezing. Is there ANYTHING I can do about my pollen allergies? In general, the best way to escape the miserable effects of ''hay fever'' and other reactions to airborne allerge...
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A Case of Allergy and TMJ Treatment with Homeopathy
... Sammi was a 24 year old, thin, pale complexioned woman with short-cropped red hair and freckles. She came in because of chronic inhalant allergies for the past three years which had recently become mu...
Source: HealthWorld

Drug-Free Help for Allergies
... For almost 200 years homeopathy''s effectiveness has been challenged by conventional medicine. Some say homeopathic remedies are no more than sugar pills. But last year in a study headed by David Reil...
Source: HealthWorld

Elimination Diet
... An elimination diet can help you determine the particular foods to which your child is most allergic or sensitive. Once you have identified them, you can eliminate from his diet the things that cause ...
Source: HealthWorld

Hay Fever, Allergies, and the Sniffles
... Allergies are widespread in our present culture, and literature indicates that humanity has suffered from them for centuries. Traditional approaches to allergic reactions are the removal of the subst...
Source: HealthWorld

Help For Your Hayfever
... Skies are blue and the birds are singing. Then it starts. You begin sneezing, your eyes water and your head pounds. Hay fever season has arrived. Most people with hay fever and other airborne allergie...
Source: HealthWorld

Modern Allergies?
... Allergic conditions are increasing dramatically, especially amongst children, in all industrialised countries. Allergic conditions such as asthma have increased by many hundreds of percent over the pa...
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Food Allergies: Case History
... Betty told me she was tired of scratching her face and neck. For the last ten years she had gone from dermatologist to allergist to dermatologist looking for relief from this constant intolerable itc...
Source: HealthWorld

Nutritional Programs for Allergies
... Primary External Factors Causing Allergies and Hypersensitivity Reactions Pathways of Allergens into the Body* Foods Commonly Associated with Specific Allergies Causes of Allergies Allergy Evaluation...
Source: HealthWorld

Nutritional Program for Allergies and Asthma
... When patients come to me for advice about specific medical problems, they usually have been told that they need medication or surgery, and they are seeking ways to avoid those treatments. Sometimes th...
Source: HealthWorld

   

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