Anaphylaxis: symptoms, causes & therapy

Allergy symptoms can range from mild to severe. While some milder symptoms such as sneezing, itchy, watery eyes, and a stuffy or blocked nose can be treated quickly with the right medication, severe allergic reactions require immediate medical attention, otherwise they can end fatally.  Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction that can lead to a potentially fatal … Continued

Facts & figures: allergies in the US

More than 50 million Americans experience symptoms of allergies each year. Most common examples include coughing, sneezing, itchy eyes, a runny nose, as well as skin rashes. In more severe cases, patients may also experience asthma attacks or anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening allergic reaction rapid in onset. It causes itchy rash, throat or tongue … Continued