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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) put out a report that fatal allergic reactions and anaphylactic shock are rarely triggered by vaccines.
The CDC reported that only 33 people have had a near life-threatening reaction from vaccines out of 25 million vaccines administered.
Study author, Dr.… Read More
Most of us are familiar with allergy season, that time of year when pollen irritates the noses of certain people. It triggers sneezing, coughing, a runny nose, itchy eyes and in some cases headaches. These are what you would call… Read More
Allergic reactions pertain to immune system responses to foreign particles that may have entered the body and may potentially cause damage to cells and tissues. Allergic reactions are generally triggered by tiny particles floating in the air or small molecules… Read More
In the last few decades, there has been a growing concern for the quality of indoor air that circulates in homes. Respiratory health problems have been reported to be associated with the quality of the materials used in the construction… Read More
Allergic reactions are caused by hypersensitivities to an otherwise benign substance. Allergic reactions can be triggered by almost anything, and two of the most prevalent forms of allergies include seasonal allergies and food allergies. It is estimated that one out… Read More
Asthma is a chronic condition that involves inflammation of the airways that are responsible for normal breathing. When you have an asthma attack, the muscles surrounding your airways tighten, making it difficult to breathe. This can causes wheezing, coughing, shortness… Read More
Simple allergic reactions due to disorders of the immune system are usually associated with sneezing and a runny nose— but if these are coupled with other symptoms such as itching and congestion, then your allergy is most likely out of… Read More
An allergy is an abnormal reaction of the immune system, in response to an otherwise benign substance. Allergies are one of the leading chronic diseases in Canada and the U.S., with an estimated 55% of the total population testing positive… Read More
Currently, more than half of the North American population suffers with at least one type of allergy, and the numbers are on the rise. Allergic reactions to foods and environmental aggravators can result in a variety of bothersome symptoms, including:… Read More
Spring is here and this seasonal change often brings in various types of allergic reactions. Sneezing, watery eyes, and a runny nose are a few examples of allergic reactions that develop during seasonal changes. For other individuals, allergic reactions… Read More
According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, “allergies are among the most common chronic conditions worldwide.” They can make you miserable, and typically trigger symptoms in your nose, throat, lungs, sinuses and ears, on your skin or… Read More