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    Anaphylactic shock

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    I first need to describe what Anaphylactic shock is, then describe how this will affect cardiac output and blood pressure and why. Then I would need to know the compensation mechanisms that the body will use to restore the cardiovascular system back to normal in detail.

    I really don't know where to begin and any help will be greatly appreciated.

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    Anaphylactic shock is a potentially fatal allergic reaction in the human body.

    Anaphylactic shock is the body's immune system reacting badly to a foreign entity such as a particular food-type or a insect bite. The body incorrectly perceives this foreign species a threat!

    Your whole body is typically affected and usually within a matter of minutes of allergen contact. It is not uncommon, however, for the reaction to take place hours later. ...

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    Anaphylactic shock is researched.