How to Use Your Epinephrine Auto-Injector
10
October

How to Use Your Epinephrine Auto-Injector

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

NARRATOR: THIS VIDEO WILL TEACH YOU HOW TO USE AN EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR, SOMETIMES KNOWN AS AN “EPIPEN.” YOU MAY HAVE A SEVERE ALLERGY TO BEE STINGS, PEANUTS, SHELLFISH, OR CERTAIN MEDICINES. IF ONE OF THESE GETS INTO YOUR BODY, YOU COULD HAVE A VIOLENT ALLERGIC REACTION. THE SIGNS OF A REACTION INCLUDE SUDDEN ITCHING, HIVES, […]


Food Allergies and Dating – Food Allergy Canada Teen Video Series
10
October

Food Allergies and Dating – Food Allergy Canada Teen Video Series

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

We met through a mutual friend at school. Well we were reading the same book, and we liked the same kind of movies, so we just started hanging out. I thought he was really tall and that he had a nice smile. I let him know exactly what I was allergic to and… …I’m not […]



The Girl Who’s Allergic To Everything | Living Differently
09
September

The Girl Who’s Allergic To Everything | Living Differently

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

I’m allergic to my hair growing, so when it does start to grow, it blisters and it burns and it’s absolute agony. So, I’d rather just keep it short and have no hair and be pain free than suffer for a little bit of hair. Since being diagnosed, I’ve had multiple hospital admissions, multiple intensive […]


How to Cope with Food Allergies
25
August

How to Cope with Food Allergies

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

How to Cope with Food Allergies. Some people still think of food allergies as something you can outgrow. But don’t take your allergies lightly − coping with food allergies is a full-time job. You will need Food labels Research Medical bracelet Action plan Consistent diet Allergy-free cookbook Balanced diet Diligence and epipen (optional). Step 1. […]


What Causes Food Allergies?
23
August

What Causes Food Allergies?

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

For some people, a simple peanut or a bite of a shrimp can cause the body’s immune system to wildly overreact. In some cases, the results can be deadly. But what exactly is happening in the body for it to confuse nuts or shellfish with a true threat? By definition, a reaction to a food […]