Allergic Reactions

Recognizing and Responding in Anaphylactic Reaction

Anaphylactic Reaction

Over 30,000 people suffer from life-threatening allergic reactions, with the number of deaths ranging from 12 to 50 annually. But knowledge of first aid for anaphylaxis can significantly help prevent serious complications arising from severe allergic reactions. Allergic reactions are the body’s normal physiological response to any unknown substance or allergen. These reactions range from mild itch or sneezing to ... Read More »

How to Treat Hives (Uticaria)

hives

Hives or uticaria is characterized by the mild swelling and redness of the skin. Uticaria is commonly caused due to stress, anxiety, allergic reactions and side effects of certain medication. The condition and its symptoms usually resolve within 48 to 72 hours. Disclaimer: This blog is for information purposes only. To learn to manage hives and other allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) ... Read More »