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...

Four bizarre allergies that actually exist

Four bizarre allergies that actually exist Getting people to understand common allergies, such as peanuts or pollen, is difficult enough. Try explaining that you’re allergic to any surface a cockroach walks on or you’re allergic to the proteins found in... Read More...

As summer approaches, we ask: are allergies getting worse?

As summer approaches, we ask: are allergies getting worse? It’s getting hotter and we all know what that means - allergy season is upon us. As you try your best to keep your irritating symptoms at bay, you may have... Read More...

New labels from the Food Standards Agency could save lives

New labels from the Food Standards Agency could save lives The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has been tightening the rules and regulations on listing ingredients for a while. After a few preventable deaths, notably Natasha Ednan-Laperouse who died after eating... Read More...

Q&A: Four common questions about peanut allergies

Q&A: Four common questions about peanut allergies If you or any of your friends and family suffer from a peanut allergy, finding the right information is the best path to living safely. We’ve highlighted four frequently asked questions about peanut... Read More...

Alcohol allergy or alcohol intolerance – common symptoms explained

Alcohol allergy or alcohol intolerance - common symptoms explained Alcohol forms an important part of many cultures around the world and has long been hailed as the drink to unwind and celebrate. When used responsibly, it’s a great way to... Read More...

How not to approach your allergy

How not to approach your allergy Over 20% of the UK population are affected by one or more allergic disorders, and allergies remain extremely common in our daily lives. For those suffering from mild allergies, with symptoms that are minor... Read More...

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