Anemia: An Overview

Anemia is strictly defined as a decrease in red blood cell (RBC) mass. The function of the RBC is to deliver oxygen from the lungs to the tissues and carbon dioxide from the tissues to the lungs. This is accomplished by using hemoglobin (Hb), a tetramer protein composed of heme and globin. Anemia impairs the […]

Tips to prevent an allergy

To help prevent an allergic reaction, have an allergy management plan. As allergic reactions differ from individual to individual and can be triggered by a range of substances, it is best to document your allergy pattern. Make notes of your lifestyle, medication, personal and medical history to identify allergy triggers, times and reaction. Work with […]

What is allergy? It’s types and diagnosis

An allergy is the response of the body’s resistance system to ordinarily harmless substances, such as pollen, foods, dust. Whilst in most people these substances (allergens) cause no problem, in allergic persons their resistance system detects them as a threat and produces an inappropriate reaction. Some people can enjoy walking through a meadow of flowers, […]