Linkage Between Anaphylaxis and Anxiety

Anaphylaxis can cause great anxiety. This is perfectly under­standable, of course, and even justified. Survivors have, after all, experienced a brush with death. Knowing what caused the ana­phylaxis will help to allay fear, for you can take precautions to avoid it in the future. But spare a thought for those with idio­pathic anaphylaxis – they […]

What Should You Do If You Get Stung by a Bee or Wasp

Bee stings and wasp stings can be extremely painful and cause significant swelling. For some people, the stings from bees and wasps are a painful annoyance, and for others the stings can cause a life threatening reaction called anaphylaxis, or anaphylactic shock. I got stung by a paper wasp on my toe several days ago. […]

Guide for the Treatment of Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is a condition from the violent efforts of the body to rid itself of a substance, usually protein in nature, that has gained entrance to the blood stream, and to which the body is particular susceptible. It is characterized by hives, sometimes purging, vomiting, fever, and asthmatic and hay-fever-like attacks. Causes of anaphylaxis The […]

Some Points to Consider in the Case of Anaphylaxis

In 2017, the Second National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease/Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network symposium recommended the following definition: “Anaphylaxis is a serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death.” The Signs and Symptoms may include the following: Dyspnea (bronchospasm or upper airway swelling). Difficulty in breathing can be accompanied […]

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