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Anaphylaxis Campaign


Address

1 Alexandra Road
Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 6BU United Kingdom

Phone

44 (0)1252 546100

Fax

44 (0)1252 377140

800 Number

01252 542029

Email Address

info@anaphylaxis.org.uk

Description

The Anaphylaxis Campaign (AC) is a health organization in the United Kingdom dedicated to providing information, support, and guidance concerning anaphylaxis. Established in 1994, the campaign is committed to raising awareness in the food industry and within the healthcare communities to ensure optimum provision of information to, and treatment of, affected individuals. Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction upon exposure to certain foods, drugs, chemicals, or insect stings. The condition occurs due to an over-reaction of the body's immune system in response to a previously encountered allergen. Within minutes, in some cases seconds, affected individuals may experience flushing of the skin; hives; swelling of the mouth and throat; difficulty speaking, swallowing, and/or breathing; nausea and vomiting; low blood pressure (hypotension); irregular heart beat (arrhythmia); and/or collapse and unconsciousness. The Anaphylaxis Campaign promotes research, provides a variety of educational materials, and has a web site.

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