…overreacts to a food or a substance in a food, identifying it as a danger and triggering a protective response.” They also said While any food can cause an adverse reaction, eight types of food account for about 90 percent of all reactions:
– Tree nuts
Guess who is allergic to ALL of these things? Me! And has been all of my life. Now you understand why I am the –
Allergy and Asthma Expert!
WHAT IS ANAPHYLAXIS?
Anaphylaxis is when your immune system releases chemicals that can cause you to go into shock. Your blood pressure drops suddenly and your airways narrow, blocking breathing. Now that you know this you can understand why food allergies are VERY VERY SERIOUS!!!!
WHAT IS AN EPIPEN®?
It is an auto-injector that gives you epinephrine. Auto-Injectors are for the emergency treatment of life-threatening allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) caused by allergens, exercise, or unknown triggers; and for people who are at increased risk for these reactions. EpiPens® are intended for immediate administration as emergency supportive therapy only. Seek immediate emergency medical help right away.
If you are ever around someone that is having an allergic reaction to something please ask them if they have an epinephrine auto-injector. Then call 911 and get them help IMMEDIATELY!! If you have any questions about this topic please drop a comment below or feel free to contact me.