Friday, 2 December 2011

What is a peanut allergy?

The most severe case of an allergic reaction is called anaphylactic allergic reactions. The are many items this can happen with, one of the most common is peanuts. Peanuts are very popular in the United States, it is in a lot of foods.

Its is an estimate that around 1.2% of the United States is allergic to peanuts. The actual allergy is caused just like any other allergic reaction. Your body assumes that the peanuts are harmful. So your body reacts to counter the peanuts with histamine, but doesnt just react it over reacts and we overdose on histamin causing the general symptoms of an allergic reaction.

You can see the general peanut allergy symptoms here. But if you are unsure, please make sure you contact your docto. Going in to anaphylactic shock can kill.

Saturday, 12 November 2011

How to deal with Allergies

Allergies can be annoying, but there are many things you can do to deal with them. There are many medicines and over the counter aids which can help.

Its a good thing to try and diagnose any allergy symptoms as soon as you can, doing this and you can try and avoid any future allergic reactions.

Of course there are the steps you take to avoid whatever it is to you are allergic too. For example if its cats, then you would stay clear of cats!

At the moment there are know known cures for allergies its just one of those problems we have to get on with, there are plenty of remedies that will aid the problem.

Just like a cold all it will do is soothe any of the symptoms, your best bet is to avoid if possible whatever it is that your allergic too.