Top 10 Rarest Allergies In The World
21
September

Top 10 Rarest Allergies In The World

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

An allergy is when your body abnormally responds to substances in the environment. Your immune system has an exaggerated immune reaction to these substances which can cause tou to sneeze, have difficulty breathing, itching or skin rashes. I personally am allergic to cats, Christmas trees, rag weed, pollen and freshly cut grass. It’s actually really […]


Why do people have seasonal allergies? – Eleanor Nelsen
20
September

Why do people have seasonal allergies? – Eleanor Nelsen

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Ah, spring. Grass growing, flowers blooming, trees growing new leaves, but if you get allergies, this explosion of new life probably inspires more dread than joy. Step outside, and within minutes, you’re sneezing and congested. Your nose is running, your eyes are swollen and watery, your throat is itchy. For you and millions of others, […]


“Experiences with EpiPen® (epinephrine injection, USP) Auto-Injector” – EpiPen® Personal Stories
18
September

“Experiences with EpiPen® (epinephrine injection, USP) Auto-Injector” – EpiPen® Personal Stories

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

COLLEEN: My name is Colleen. And my son’s name is Ciaran and he has severe food allergies to peanuts and tree nuts. We’re always doing everything to avoid his allergens. I had to use the EpiPen Jr® once, when he was younger and it was Christmas Day. We were sitting around the living room, and […]


How To Treat A Severe Allergic Reaction, Signs & Symptoms – First Aid Training – St John Ambulance
18
September

How To Treat A Severe Allergic Reaction, Signs & Symptoms – First Aid Training – St John Ambulance

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

An allergy is a body’s unexpected reaction of something it has come into contact with. Something that triggers an allergic reaction is called an allergen. One of the most common allergens is plant pollen, which often causes hayfever. Other allergens include animal hair, insect stings, specific drugs and foods, especially penicillin, shell fish and nuts. […]


Pharmacology – ANTIHISTAMINES (MADE EASY)
18
September

Pharmacology – ANTIHISTAMINES (MADE EASY)

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

in this lecture we’re gonna discuss pharmacology of antihistamines but before we do that let’s first talk about what is histamine and what does it do so histamine is a small molecule produced in our bodies by decarboxylation of the amino acid histidine it is widely distributed throughout all tissues but is particularly concentrated in […]


How Antihistamines Help with Allergies — From the makers of ZYRTEC®

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , /

Simple tasks can seem like endless chores when hay fever and other airborne allergies strike. Thankfully, there are over-the-counter allergy medications such as antihistamines which can help relieve symptoms. To understand how antihistamines work, let’s take a look what happens during an allergic reaction. A normally harmless substance like pollen causes the immune system to […]


Two Products That SLASH Allergies! [You Must Try If You Have Allergies]
16
September

Two Products That SLASH Allergies! [You Must Try If You Have Allergies]

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hey, Dad, how you doing? Last week we were talking about attic fans, you know, and you mentioned like you were talking about all the things about attic fans that you like dislike and one of the things that you kind of glossed over was just that you don’t want to open up your air […]


Allergy: Genetics and IgE – Immunology | Lecturio
14
September

Allergy: Genetics and IgE – Immunology | Lecturio

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , /

[Music] I’ve already mentioned that genetics are important in the development of allergy so let’s take a couple of minutes to look at some of the genes that have been identified polymorphisms of genes encoding pattern recognition receptors have been described in patients with allergy so have polymorphisms in the gene encoding the cytokine thymic […]


Otitis Media Acute vs. Otitis Media Allergic — Medical Coding Tips
10
September

Otitis Media Acute vs. Otitis Media Allergic — Medical Coding Tips

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Otitis media – this one has been trying to get answered. Alicia: Because it’s one of those simple ones and yet… I can tell you, you don’t talk about test questions. You’re not allowed to talk about test questions when you walk out. But I do recall a question about this on the exam. The […]