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Parasites & Allergies

Allergy & Parasites

The Link Between Parasites and Allergy Parasites appear to play two roles in allergy. First, they are highly allergenic; that is, they frequently trigger allergic reactions. In fact, parasitic reactions can be mistaken for food allergy, as is often the case with stro allergic anisakiasis, a condition in which ingesting raw or under-cooked fish containing […]

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What is Anaphylaxis & How To Manage it

The allergens most liable to trigger anaphylaxis are drugs such as penicillin and some other antibiotics, insect venoms and foods. While anaphylaxis can swiftly kill, not all anaphylactic reactions are fatal. Nonetheless, anyone who has ever experienced a severe, body-wide allergic reaction must be on guard and take precautions. The origins of anaphylaxis were first […]

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3 Main Ways to Manage an Allergy

What are the main Approaches to Allergy Treatment? There are three main ways to manage an allergy: Remove or avoid the provocative agent; quench or prevent the reaction with medications (pharmacotherapy) For selected allergies, try immunotherapy, “desensitization” using allergy shots with specific allergen extracts. Pharmacotherapy In addition, people can try to prevent allergies from developing, […]

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