Tags » Epipen

Destined for Food to be a Focal Point

The main struggle with an eating disorder is the obsessive focus on food. It becomes a compulsive behavior where the only thing one can possibly think about is food.  733 more words

Dear Epipens and AuviQs

Dear Epipens and AuviQs

 

Thank you for being a thing. Thanks for saving my life.

  AuviQ thanks for calmly talking me through these moments in life where my heart beats fast as my hand holds you and I take a deep breath and put you in my leg to save my life. 212 more words

Food Allergies

The silent fears of going to school and summercamp with food allergies.

If daily life activities don’t seem to feel normal when you have food allergies you are not alone. Going back to school or a summer camp is not  exciting times of the year for students with food allergies or their parents.   1,685 more words

Food Allergy

Achoo! Bless you.

I’ve no doubt many of you have had experiences with allergies. Apparently 1 in 5 Australians are afflicted with one or more allergic disease. Jesus wept! 753 more words

Health

Could using an #asthma inhaler and other allergy medications trigger a severe #peanut #soy or #milk anaphylaxis reaction?

Articles about asthma inhalers containing peanuts continue to worry #food allergic individuals and especially parents of small children with severe #anaphylaxis #food allergies. Few years ago the concern was that inhalers contained soy, then peanuts. 362 more words

Food Allergy

The EpiBracelet–a Wearable, Portable and Fashionable Automatic Epinephrine Injection Device

http://www.slideshare.net/MichaelLangan/slideshelf

The EpiBracelet

Michael L. Langan, M.D.

Summary:

Anaphylaxis is a severe medical emergency that if not treated quickly and appropriately can be fatal. It occurs unexpectedly and may progress rapidly in patients of all ages, but most often in the young and otherwise healthy. 772 more words

Health

The EpiBracelet--a Wearable, Portable and Fashionable Automatic Epinephrine Injection Device

http://www.slideshare.net/MichaelLangan/slideshelf

The EpiBracelet 

Michael L. Langan, M.D.

Summary:

Anaphylaxis is a severe medical emergency that if not treated quickly and appropriately can be fatal. It occurs unexpectedly and may progress rapidly in patients of all ages, but most often in the young and otherwise healthy. 11,063 more words

Adrenaline