Anaphylaxis

  • August 13, 2018

    Is Epinephrine Essential for Anaphylaxis Treatment?

    A severe form of an allergic reaction, such as anaphylaxis requires an immediate emergency medical treatment. Epinephrine or adrenaline is the first-line treatment for an anaphylactic reaction. If you or someone around you shows any signs of anaphylaxis, the instructions are clear: inject epinephrine into the lateral aspect of the...

  • August 12, 2018

    How to Use Epinephrine for Anaphylaxis?

    An injection of epinephrine (adrenaline) is an essential part of the treatment of an anaphylactic reaction. This hormone should be given to a person immediately, in case of any symptom of anaphylaxis, even when the cause of the reaction is not clear.   There are two methods of epinephrine administration:...

  • July 25, 2018

    6 Common Misconceptions about Anaphylaxis

    Anaphylaxis is a severe form of an allergic reaction that causes life-threatening symptoms. Such a reaction requires an immediate emergency treatment, which involves an injection of epinephrine (adrenaline) and a follow-up medical care. People who are at risk of developing anaphylaxis should always have an epinephrine auto-injector on hand, in...

  • July 9, 2018

    Why Should You Use an Epinephrine Auto-Injector?

    Allergies have recently been one of the most commonly occurring disorder. While some people still consider allergies as something not so serious, their symptoms can be really dangerous and even life-threatening. People with a history of severe allergic reactions such as anaphylaxis are recommended to always carry an epinephrine auto-injector,...

  • February 28, 2018

    What Causes Anaphylaxis During Pregnancy?

    Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening condition related to allergy. Allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, occur when the cells in your immune system release a chemical known as histamine. An anaphylactic reaction can be triggered by various foods, medications, insect stings, or latex. Common signs of anaphylaxis include low blood pressure, urticaria and...

  • October 5, 2017

    Anaphylactic Shock

    Anaphylactic shock is classified as one of the most dangerous and life-threatening allergic reactions. Considerable decrease in blood pressure reduces the oxygen level within the brain. Besides, the condition is frequently accompanied by lung inflammation that results in devastating shortness of breath. A combination of these symptoms can be deadly....