Allergy – Mechanism, Symptoms, Risk factors, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention, Animation
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November

Allergy – Mechanism, Symptoms, Risk factors, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention, Animation

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

Allergy refers to abnormal reactions of the immune system to otherwise harmless substances. Normally, the immune system raises immune response to protect the body from foreign invaders, such as bacteria or viruses, but does not react to non-infectious environmental antigens. In people with allergies, however, the immune system also reacts to these substances, producing allergic […]


I Got Stung 50 Times By Bees & I’m Allergic – Story
23
October

I Got Stung 50 Times By Bees & I’m Allergic – Story

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

Bees. Flying insects. Members of complex social colonies centered around a queen. Extremely important to pollination. There are over 16,000 known species of bees. One of the species, the western or European honey bee, makes honey and beeswax. Unfortunately honey bees are my personal life long nemesis. I’m part of the just over 3% of […]


Why Are So Many Kids Allergic to Peanuts? (The Truth About Peanut Allergies)

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

So you have a kid. You love your little bundle of joy: but then you remember. Oh my god, the world is a scary place. How can I protect my child?? [ScIQ Intro] Naturally, you avoid all danger like the Plague. You introduce new foods slowly. You buy only the freshest organic produce so your […]


Civil Action Over Almost Famous Allergy Death
18
October

Civil Action Over Almost Famous Allergy Death

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

Shahida Shaheed was out with her friends from university in the city centre on a night out going to Almost Famous in the Great Northern warehouse just off Deansgate she suffered from allergies she knew that and she was extraordinarily careful about what she ate but she had a conversation with the waiter about whether […]


How to Treat a Severe Allergic Reaction | First Aid Training
11
October

How to Treat a Severe Allergic Reaction | First Aid Training

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

So what do you do when you have a severe allergic reaction? Something that’s more than just a little itchiness. This is called anaphylaxis. This is where your airway is being impeded. You’re swelling from the inside out. You have hives, your face can get big, you can get welts all over your body. You […]


Food Allergy Heartache | My Sister Was Killed by a Buttermilk Chicken Burger
09
October

Food Allergy Heartache | My Sister Was Killed by a Buttermilk Chicken Burger

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

me and Shahida actually had a really close bond like we were the closest like in our family we just had the inside jokes you know she’s my little sister and after my dad passed away we got even closer I grew more protective and you know there’s nothing I wouldn’t have done for her […]


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. […]


All About Allergies
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August

All About Allergies

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

For most of us, springtime means sunshine, green grass, and blooming flowers. But for some, it can also mean sneezing and watery eyes, or even trouble breathing. We’re talking about allergies, and almost anything can cause them: grass, flowers, ragweed, peanuts, bee stings, penicillin, soy, latex, … the list goes on and on. An estimated […]


The Truth About Peanut Allergies
24
August

The Truth About Peanut Allergies

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

Kirk: When some people think peanuts they think this (pbj), while others think this (skull), When it comes to allergies, peanuts are amongst the deadliest foods in the world, and because of their ubiquity in the food industry, people have gone to great lengths to protect themselves, but in recent years, the number of peanut […]


Epinephrine (ACLS Pharmacology)
22
August

Epinephrine (ACLS Pharmacology)

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

Epinephrine, commonly known as adrenaline, is a chemical that narrows blood vessels and opens airways in the lungs. These effects can reverse severe low blood pressure. Adrenaline is a hormone that is secreted mainly by the medulla of the adrenal glands and functions primarily to increase cardiac output and to raise blood glucose levels. Epinephrine […]