Hereditary angioedema is a rare but serious problem with the immune system that is passed down through families. It causes swelling, particularly of the face and airways, and abdominal cramping.
Hereditary angioedema (HAE) is caused by low levels or improper function of a protein called C1 inhibitor. This problem affects the blood vessels. People with hereditary angioedema...Read more
"Doc, I've had swelling off and on for more than 15 years. The medications my doctor has been giving me don't seem to work as well. It... Read more »