Food Allergy Anaphylaxis Best Practices

Traveling with food allergies and carrying EpiPen

Traveling with food allergies and carrying EpiPen

Traveling with food allergies and epipen carriers.

How bad is food allergy and why anaphylaxis is a severe reaction.

How bad is food allergy and why anaphylaxis is a severe reaction.

Anaphylactic shock is caused by an allergic reaction can happen anywhere anytime. If your doctor gave you a prescription for an epineprhine auto injector like the Epipen do not hesitate to use it. Symptoms of an allergic reaction can quickly escalate and become severe in minutes. 

Follow your instincts. The minute you start asking "should I use the epi pen" it probably means you need to do so.

 

Symptoms of an allergic reaction which could become fatal are different for everyone.

You may feel that your lips and or...


Airplane travel with Epipen and food allergy.

Airplane travel with Epipen and food allergy.

When traveling with food allergies the safest food to eat, especially while in transit at airports and public transportation waiting areas, is to pack at home a small back pack with allergy free foods and snacks.  Stay away from buying prepared foods or package snacks from vendors you are not familiar with.


Back to school with peanut allergy and the Epipen.

Back to school with peanut allergy and the Epipen.

Back to school with peanut allergy and other food allergies and why carry the Epipen auto injectors even if the school is peanut free.

Gifts for kids and teens that need to carry Epipen

Having to carry meds no matter how old you is always a challenge especially if you have anaphylaxis allergies. For kids ages 6 and over the WaistPal is the most popular Epipen holder followed by the LegBuddy Epipen and Auvi-Q hoster.

 

WaistPal:

Most discreet and comfortable epi-belt available. Designed as an undergarment waist sling, it is easy to put on and take off. No plastic buckles, or hooks.

Fully lined with soft material that contours to the body.

Can be worn with any type of clothing. No need to wear a belt or pants with loops because...