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Dangers of Anaphylaxis

Dangers of Anaphylaxis

by Yenny (SU)
Anaphylaxis is defined as a hypersensitivity to something after the body has been sensitized to it, thereby causing an immune-system reaction upon exposure. Anaphylactic shock is a severe, sometimes life-threatening reaction to the problematic allergen, and it can close off a person’s airway in minutes or even seconds.

Symptoms of Bronchitis

Symptoms of Bronchitis

by Yenny (SU)
Every year, more than 8 million Americans are diagnosed with bronchitis, making it a very common illness. Bronchitis causes inflammation in the lining of the bronchial tubes.

How Can I Get My Allergies Diagnosed?

How Can I Get My Allergies Diagnosed?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Allergies are one of the most common chronic condition, and it is estimated that over 50 million Americans suffer some type of allergy every year.

What to Do When Your Cough Won’t Go Away

What to Do When Your Cough Won’t Go Away

by Yenny (SU)
This may come as a surprise, but coughing is an entirely normal bodily reflex. The primary function of a cough is to rid your body of irritants. This may include smoke or mucus in your airway. So, a cough here and there is inevitable.

Treating Asthma

Treating Asthma

by Yenny (SU)
For anyone experiencing an asthma flare up, there is nothing more terrifying than not being able to breathe. Even for someone who has learned to manage their symptoms, a periodic flare up can be frightening and is never welcome.