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Alpha-Gal Syndrome Meat Allergy: Symptoms, Causes & What to Do When Bitten

What is Alpha-gal Syndrome? Alpha-Gal Syndrome (AGS) is a peculiar and potentially life-altering allergic condition triggered by the lone star tick’s bite. Unlike typical food allergies, AGS doesn’t stem from proteins but from a sugar molecule called alpha-gal, present in the meat of most mammals, except for humans and apes. […]

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