by Shirley Peel - 2006-12-03
Most yellow jacket bee stings are a bit painful, but they can be treated at home without any lasting problem. Home treatment usually consists of an ice pack or baking soda to the site of the sting. Ho...
by Epi Pen - 2007-01-17
If you suffer from anaphylaxis, you can help prevent a reaction from occurring by avoiding the allergenic substance. However, avoidance is not enough. You cannot predict the movement of a flying ins...
by Epi Pen - 2007-01-17
There is no cure for most life-threatening allergies so, for the majority of severe allergy sufferers, avoidance of the specific allergens that trigger their reactions and being prepared to treat th...
by Marilyn Franklin - 2007-03-29
Nowadays allergy symptoms plague a majority of Americans. I for one have continually struggled with understanding the signs that indicate an allergic reaction. Every day we are exposed to foods that...
by Nikola Babovic - 2007-03-30
An allergic reaction occurs whenever the body enters into an altered state, or has a response, because of a substance. Many people have allergic reactions to dust mites. This allergic reaction include...
by Marilyn Franklin - 2007-04-05
Diagnosing your allergy can be challenging. Allergies affect many people worldwide. If you have never had an allergy you can't imaging the toll it can take on the quality of your life. It can affect ...
by Ocha Nix - 2007-04-15
Just what is a food allergy? Some people mistake that having a food allergy means that the food is bad for them. In one sense of the word it is, however having a food allergy simply means your immune ...
by Sven Ullmann - 2007-07-26
In layman terms, wheat allergy refers to adverse reactions involving your immune system to one or more protein elements in wheat. Wheat contains many elements in its total makeup. You are familiar wit...
by Allen Opheimer - 2008-05-24
Have you had your body react severely to eating peanuts or other foods? The cause could be food allergies. When the body responds immunologically to proteins in food this could be a food allergy. Some...
by Louis Beardman - 2008-06-04
What happens in your body when it triggers an allergic reaction?An allergic reaction is your body's way of attacking an "invader." When the body senses a foreign substance, called an antigen, the immu...