A project of the Alpha-gal Syndrome Awareness Campaign
The Epidemic You’ve Never Heard of
about alpha-gal syndrome
# 1 trigger of anaphylaxis with a definitive cause, in a Tennessee study
#1 cause of new adult onset allergy and anaphylaxis in the South and largely in the eastern U.S.
More than 20% of the over 25 million people in VA, NC, and TN alone test positive for alpha-gal IgE.
Over 60% of people with AGS have anaphylactic reactions
Watch a Tick Report’s new alpha-gal syndrome Tick Talk, featuring leading alpha-gal syndrome expert Scott Commins and tick expert Stephen Rich!
Click here to watch a FARE webinar on alpha-gal syndrome!
Have you been bitten by a tick?
Do you get sick in the middle of the night after eating red meat?
Do you have unexplained anaphylaxis, hives, abdominal pain, reflux, or arthritis?
You may have alpha-gal syndrome.
What is AGS?
Diagnosis and Testing
NEWLY DIAGNOSED? START HERE!
What Do My Test Results Mean?
Treatment and Prevention
Alpha-gal Tolerance Levels
What Does AGS Make You Allergic To?
Checklist for the Newly Diagnosed
Avoiding Additional Tick Bites
Make an Appointment with an Expert
Find a Support Group
Patient Recommended Physicians
Find Someone Local to Talk To
Where is alpha-gal syndrome?
Help Find a Cure
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