How much do you know about allergies? Take our allergy quiz to find out

How much do you know about allergies? Take our allergy quiz to find out For most people, allergies aren’t fun. They cause all manner of distress. At best, they’ll give you a runny nose and itchy eyes. But at worst,... Read More...

What is a ragweed pollen allergy and how can you treat it?

What is a ragweed pollen allergy and how can you treat it? When summer arrives, we might have a new problem to contend with. The invasive ragweed is set to cause havoc for hay fever sufferers. Allergies are bad enough... Read More...

Can you have an allergic reaction to a vaccine?

Can you have an allergic reaction to a vaccine? With everything that is currently going on with the coronavirus, a potential vaccine is on everyone’s lips. It would be the next big step in stopping the virus that is ravaging... Read More...

How to cope with your allergies during the lockdown

How to cope with your allergies during the lockdown The nation has been on lockdown for some time now and the nice weather has made it all the harder to stay indoors. Thankfully, the government has advised we can leave... Read More...

Three strange allergies you’ve never heard about

Three strange allergies you’ve never heard about The world is a weird and wonderful place. In every corner of the globe, there is something unique that you’ve never even thought about before. It makes life more interesting - there’s always... Read More...

Can having an allergy ever be a good thing?

Can having an allergy ever be a good thing? Allergies are a nuisance that won’t go away. Some 20% of the UK population have an allergy of some kind - that’s over 13 million people. And the number of people... Read More...

Everything you need to know about anaphylaxis

Everything you need to know about anaphylaxis Stories like this one are unfortunately common but equally important to hear. A 16-year-old boy from Prescot died from an allergic reaction after eating a local takeaway pizza. Tragedies like these remind us... Read More...

COVID-19 or seasonal allergies? How can you tell the difference?

COVID-19 or seasonal allergies? How can you tell the difference? The UK has never seen such a situation. The country is in lockdown and the coronavirus is jumping from person to person. It has everyone worried about their health, on... Read More...

Allergies are on the rise – but why?

Allergies are on the rise - but why? Allergies are on the rise. We can’t deny it. Take this recent news story, for example. The number of hospital admissions for people with allergies has doubled in just eight years. According... Read More...

The dangers of an undiagnosed food allergy

The dangers of an undiagnosed food allergy If you ever need a sobering reminder of the effects of allergies, here’s one. 19-year-old Sam Collings ordered a prawn starter while out at a meal. He didn’t know he was allergic to... Read More...

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