Food allergies and intolerance: What’s the difference? BBC Stories
26
December

Food allergies and intolerance: What’s the difference? BBC Stories

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

It’s normally the first question that you getwhen you tell someone that you’re allergic to stuff:‘Like, what happens if I gave you a nut right now?’And you’re like: ‘Let’s not find out.’Can we do that again because I don’t know what to do with my legs?One more, one more.So I can’t eat dairy, eggs orAny […]


💉 Mast Cell Activation Disorder | Diagnosis Discussion ⚕🗣
12
December

💉 Mast Cell Activation Disorder | Diagnosis Discussion ⚕🗣

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

Hi y’all! I’m Jaquie from chronically Jaquie and this is another video in my diagnosis discussion series. In this video. I’m going to further discuss my math cell activation disorder diagnosis, but before I continue Please remember that everybody’s journey with chronic illness is different, and I’m gonna be sharing my personal experiences Which may […]


“Lane’s & Mindy’s Stories” – EpiPen® (epinephrine injection, USP) Auto-Injector Personal Stories
21
November

“Lane’s & Mindy’s Stories” – EpiPen® (epinephrine injection, USP) Auto-Injector Personal Stories

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

LANE: My name is Lane This is my daughter, Stephi. She has life-threatening allergies to peanuts and tree nuts. She always avoids peanuts and tree nuts. So, every school year we make sure that her teachers, the school nurse, the staff, they all know this is Stephi’s allergy. She needs to avoid these things and […]


First Aid Tip for Severe Allergic Reaction or Anaphylactic Shock
20
November

First Aid Tip for Severe Allergic Reaction or Anaphylactic Shock

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

Anaphylactic shock is a severe allergic reaction which when triggered can within minutes affect the body and be fatal. If your family has a history of varying kinds of allergies here are the things you need to know about anaphylactic shock. The most common symptoms include severe skin redness or rashes vomiting, breathing difficulty and […]


Allergy – Mechanism, Symptoms, Risk factors, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention, Animation
19
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 […]


Hypersensitivity, Overview of the 4 Types, Animation.
16
November

Hypersensitivity, Overview of the 4 Types, Animation.

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

Hypersensitivity refers to abnormal reactions of the immune system against certain antigens. It includes exaggerated reactions to otherwise harmless environmental antigens, commonly known as allergies; and inappropriate reactions against the body’s own antigens, or autoimmune diseases. Reactions can range from a mild rash, to damaged organs, to fatal anaphylactic shock. There are 2 principal groups […]


Anaphylaxis and Acute Allergic reaction – how to help
10
November

Anaphylaxis and Acute Allergic reaction – how to help

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

If you suspect someone’s having an acute allergic reaction, you need to help them fast. Anaphylactic reactions can be life-threatening. The calmer you are, the calmer they will be. Sit them down and reassure them. If they’ve been prescribed an adrenaline auto-injector, then you need to use that fast. Adrenaline auto-injectors in the UK, we […]


List Show – 7 Unexpected Allergies Are More Common Than You Think
21
October

List Show – 7 Unexpected Allergies Are More Common Than You Think

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

According to acaai.org more than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies each year. Allergies are the 6th leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S. with an annual cost in excess of $18 billion The most common allergies include pollen, dust mites and mold but there are a few unexpected allergies that are more common […]


Life-Threatening Food Allergies
21
October

Life-Threatening Food Allergies

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

Now let’s turn to food allergies. They impact, look at this, nearly 50 million each year in the United States, that’s a lot of people. The symptoms can range from minor discomforts like tummy aches and diarrhea to life-threatening reactions like anaphylaxisI have a friend of mine who told me when her son had, I […]


New Guidelines May Reduce Nut Allergies
21
October

New Guidelines May Reduce Nut Allergies

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

I’m Taylor Ellis with today’s health news. Guidelines on when to introduce some infants to peanut-containing foods has changed, according to a study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. These new guidelines, based off “the first and only large, randomized prevention trial for peanut allergies ,” say consuming peanut containing foods during […]