How to cope with your food allergy

1. Read food labels 2. Avoid cross-contact and cross-reactivity Cross-contact Cross-reactivity 3. Recognize your symptoms 4. Prepare an emergency action plan 5. Know how to use an auto-injector Every year, millions of people in the United States have allergic reactions to food. While some allergies cause minor symptoms, others result in severe reactions. We have […]

What is a yeast allergy?

Symptoms of a yeast allergy Treatment for a yeast allergy Diagnosis Foods to avoid Risk factors Takeaway Yeast is a type of fungus. We use it in baked goods and to make some alcoholic beverages, such as beer. People who are allergic to yeast should avoid foods containing the ingredient. Those who are allergic to […]

What are the symptoms of anaphylactic shock?

Symptoms of anaphylactic shock Early signs Treatment What are the causes? When to see a doctor Complications Takeaway Anaphylaxis shock is a dangerous and potentially life-threatening condition caused by an allergic reaction. Many people use the terms anaphylaxis and anaphylactic shock to refer to the same thing. Anaphylactic shock, however, is a complication of anaphylaxis […]