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Allergy triggers that can be life-threatening

Allergy Trigger

Anaphylaxis is an allergic reaction that can be life-threatening. Your immune system overreacts to certain proteins in the the offending substance called allergens. The reactions can be due to latex, insect stings, foods and medications. Usually allergic symptoms occur only in one location of the body, but some people can have more severe anaphylactic reactions. In this …

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Do you Have an Allergy to Household Items?

Allergy

You may be familiar with dust, pollen or peanut allergy, but did you know that almost everything in the environment could be an allergen, according to Dr. Matthew Zirwas at the Werner Medical Centre, Ohio. There are lesser-known substances that can be found lying around your house, which can cause allergic reactions. What are allergies? An …

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