Why sleeping with a fan on can be dangerous for allergy sufferers

Why sleeping with a fan on can be dangerous for allergy sufferers It’s not often we get to bring out the fan, but when the temperature is reaching 30 degrees like it has this year, there’s no better excuse. For... Read More...

Frequently Asked Questions: Allergies in babies

Frequently Asked Questions: Allergies in babies Allergies are extremely common worldwide, with figures rising consistently over the past fifty years. As adults, we can tell when something’s not right and get the help we need, but babies can’t do this.... Read More...

Three steps to improving an unknown allergy

Three steps to improving an unknown allergy So you’re sneezing uncontrollably, can’t breathe properly, and you don’t have any tissues to hand. Your first thought is hay fever, but then again you’re not sure. There’s a rash on your arm... Read More...

Could growing up on a muddy farm protect you from allergies?

Could growing up on a muddy farm protect you from allergies? The idea that exposure to more dirt and bacteria as an infant could improve your health isn’t new. Just last year, scientists discovered acute lymphoblastic leukemia results from a two-step... Read More...

How to choose the best allergist or immunologist

How to choose the best allergist or immunologist Healthcare isn’t something you should take lightly. For some, allergies can be life-threatening. It’s important you have the right medical professional helping you navigate the testing, treatment, and management of your allergies.... Read More...

Allergic to jewellery? Nickel allergies explained

Allergic to jewellery? Nickel allergies explained Have you ever worn a new piece of jewellery and discovered it leaves a necklace shaped rash? Sounds like you might be allergic to nickel. It’s estimated that up to 17% of women and... Read More...

The survivor’s guide to hay fever this summer

The survivor’s guide to hay fever this summer We’ve all been there: it’s a lovely summer's day and you’re outside enjoying the sunshine with friends. What starts as a single tear becomes streaming eyes and before you know it, you... Read More...

The do’s and don’ts of a pollen allergy

The do’s and don’ts of a pollen allergy Seasonal allergies can be a complete misery for those of us that suffer from them. But fear not! As the pollen count starts to get higher, there are things you can do... Read More...

How to take care of heat rash on holiday

How to take care of heat rash on holiday In some ways, we in the UK are lucky. While the climate is mild and bland, forcing us to pack our bags in search of sunnier skies, we don’t have to... Read More...

Are there any benefits to having an allergy?

Are there any benefits to having an allergy? From annoying symptoms to lethal ones, allergies can feel like nothing but a problem. But as scientists are gathering a greater understanding of our immune systems, perhaps your allergies aren’t all bad.... Read More...

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