Videos, Podcasts, and Articles from the Popular Press, Informational Websites, and Blogs about Alpha-gal Syndrome
Alpha-gal Information Youtube Channel
All the Below Videos and More!
ALPHA-GAL SYNDROME on the Dr Oz Show
Bug Bite Can Make You Allergic to Red Meat
From Science Insider
“Who doesn’t love a juicy burger? About 5,000 Americans. And not from dietary preference, but because a single bite bite could cause hives, shortness of breath, or even death. Check out how this uninvited wilderness hitchhikers could put you off steaks for quite some time. Science Insider tells you all you need to know about science: space, medicine, biotech, physiology, and more.”
Tick Talk: “Alpha-Gal Syndrome” with Dr. Scott Commins
Dr. Scott Commins, MD, PhD joins Dr. Stephen Rich, PhD to talk about our current understanding of Alpha-gal syndrome, commonly referred to as “the red meat allergy” and its link to tick bites. May 13, 2020
AAAAI video featuring Scott Commins explaining AGS
Doctor Mike Airplane Medical Emergency
Chef Struggles Chef struggles with red meat allergy caused by ticks
When Should I Use Epinephrine and Why Am I Afraid to Use It? A Presentation by Jonathan Spergel
Alpha Gal, Radiolab
Alpha-gal Allergy with Scott Commins, UNC Medical School
Alpha-gal Patient Story, UNC Medical School
It’s Not Just Lyme–the Alpha-gal meat allergy, Tick Boot Camp
A Gal with Alpha-gal: an Interview with Leah Spears-Blackmon
Articles from the Popular Press
Why are so many people getting a meat allergy?
by Maryn McKenna, Mosaic
What the Mystery of the Tick-Borne Meat Allergy Could Reveal: Unraveling why tick bites are suddenly causing a strange reaction in some people who eat meat could help scientists better understand how all allergies work.
By Moises Velasquez-Manoff, New York Times
What Tick Saliva Does to the Human Body:
Ticks use their saliva to create a “lake of blood” inside their hosts.
By Sarah Zhang, The Atlantic, July 25, 2019
Profile: Author John Grisham’s Food Allergy Mystery
By Mary Esselman, Allergic Living
I got alpha-gal (the tick-borne disease that’s a hunter’s worst nightmare): what hunters need to know about the red-meat allergy spread by ticks
By Alex Robinson, Outdoor Life
Local Allergist Has Over 500 Patients with Alpha-Gal Meat Allergy From Tick Bites
By Anisah Abdullah
CDC Alpha-gal Information Website
Dr. Scott Commin’s Alpha-gal Allergy Website
One of the world’s leading experts answers your questions.
Darcie Clements Alpha-gal Syndrome Blog
A sophisticated, in-depth look at alpha-gal syndrome and how to adapt to it.
Dr. Tina Hatley Merritt’s Blog
Two Alpha Gals–Fins. Feathers. Friendship
A blog covering recipes, helpful tips, and anecdotes from two friends navigating life with alpha-gal.