Yep, I have antihistamines and my inhaler with me at all times. When the swelling hits I go for the ice cold water and drink it or apply it to where the swelling, itching, hives, welts are at.
The doctor offered me an epi-pen but at the time I turned it down. I keep trying to remember to tell him I changed my mind but I keep forgetting.
All the new energy drinks? Forget about it! They are poison to the person with failed glucose tolerance or who's allergic to preservatives. Preservatives are responsible for food allergies as well.
If you have Albertson's (FYI anyone), Albertson's cows do not get hormones. Buy your milk at Albertson's where the cows aren't full of hormones.