There will be vacations and staycations
Life happens, whether you are at increased risk for anaphylaxis or not. If you are, you know you need to be extra-careful. Priority #1? Do everything you can to avoid your allergens, and be prepared in case you are exposed to an allergen by having an anaphylaxis action plan.
While they don’t take the place of a healthcare professional’s advice, these tips can help you navigate through life as you do your best to avoid potentially severe or life‑threatening allergens.
Home-cooked meals can be delicious, and you get to control the ingredients. But variety is the spice of life, and a food allergy shouldn’t reduce your enjoyment of restaurant dining. Keep these tips in mind when dining out.
New places bring new unknowns. Whether you’re getting there by plane, train or automobile, do your best to prepare for any allergy-related surprises that may arise during your travels.
School and camp
Get a lot of kids together in one place, and who knows what could happen? Which is why, when it comes to anaphylaxis, teachers, counselors, nurses and parents need to be on the same page and have a severe allergic action plan in place. Start here.