Archive | October, 2014

How to deal with anaphylactic shock

Anaphylactic shock is a life-threatening condition in which an allergic response triggers an excessive stream of leukotrienes and histamines in the bloodstream. This type of shock can affect individuals of all ages. Some individuals are born with allergies to certain stimuli while others develop an allergy over time or abruptly. Anaphylactic shock occurs during direct […]

Is it a pulled abdominal muscle or hernia?

The pain in the abdomen is usually triggered by various conditions including a strained abdominal muscle or a hernia. It is important to note that both conditions can trigger pain that intensifies with activity and reduces when the individual rests. Nevertheless, there are certain factors which include the appearance, mechanism of injury, site of pain […]