Allergy Symptoms Checker – Symptoms Of Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening condition which is usually triggered by a severe, total-body allergic reaction to certain foods [1]. It requires immediate medical treatment, including an injection of adrenaline (also called epinephrine) and a call to 999. Symptoms Symptoms of anaphylaxis include: Swollen throat or sensation of a lump in the throat, causing breathing difficulties …

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Allergy Symptoms Checker – Dizziness, light-headedness or fainting

Dizziness/Light-Headedness Dizziness or light-headedness is usually caused by a decrease in blood flow to the brain.  This occurs in response to the slowing of the heart rate or a drop in blood pressure (hypotension).  In extreme cases, this can lead to a sudden loss of consciousness, or fainting (syncope) [1]. Hypotension and slowing of the …

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Allergy Symptoms Checker – Swelling Of Tongue, Face and Other Body Parts

Swelling And Angioedema Explained Swelling of the tongue, face or other parts of the body – also called angioedema, which refers to swelling beneath the skin’s surface layer or below the mucous membranes.  It is caused by blood leaking out of small blood vessels such as veins, deep within the tissues of the body [1]. …

Food Allergies and Intolerances and Mental Health

Today is World Mental Health Day. You may be wondering why an allergy awareness and symptom tracking company like AlliApp is concerned with this, but did you know that researchers have consistently identified a link between sensitivity to food and mental health? The term ‘mental ill health’ describes conditions that affect your mood, thinking and …