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Treatment Of Anaphylaxis

What Is Anaphylaxis? Anaphylaxis is a serious, deadly allergic reaction. Takes place in response to an allergen. Anaphylaxis discharges several chemicals within the body. After being exposed to an allergen, a reaction can occur within seconds or minutes. Statically it occurs in about 30 people per every 100,000 each year. Disclaimer / Quick Tip The material […]

Respiratory System

The respiratory system is composed of different organs in the body. Its main function is to ensure that the internal environment of the body is maintained through inspiration (inhalation) and expiration (exhalation) between the body and the atmosphere. A constant supply of oxygen is needed by the body for survival, which is obtained from air. […]

Causes of shortness of breath

In order to figure out why you are short of breath, you have to understand the contributing factors and conditions that may cause you to become breathless. Disclaimer: This information is for educational purposes to help prevent or manage victims of shortness of breath enrol in workplace approved training programs. There are two aspects of breathing: Ventilation […]