Allergies are becoming increasingly common here in the UK, with some 21 million adults thought to have at least one allergy. Half of which are in fact believed to have more than one allergy. Browse our useful tips and articles on how to diagnose an allergy and some common myths.
Allergies are becoming increasingly common here in the UK, with some 21 million adults thought to have at least one allergy.
Take a look at some of the most common myths about allergies – and the facts behind them.
The truth behind another four allergy myths. Be sure you have the facts about allergies and their effects.
Rather than searching the internet to self diagnose, the best way to find out if you have an allergy is by visiting your GP.
Even though hayfever is so common, there are a surprising number of myths and misconceptions surrounding it.
Bee and wasp stings are not uncommon, but how can you detect the difference between a normal reaction and an allergic reaction?
Whilst many of us may love having pets, for some of us contact with animals can lead to unpleasant allergic reactions.
Genetics, the environment and better diagnostics methods all have a role to play in diagnosing childhood allergies.
According to Allergy UK, peanut and tree nut allergies are the most common food allergies in adults and children.
When a specific food is eaten, the body can have an allergic reaction, but is it an allergy or an intolerance?
We take a look at some of the more common “culprits” behind the nation's food allergies and food intolerances.
While many allergic reactions can be mild to moderate, there are some severe reactions which can be life threatening.
Some allergies are far more unusual than others, take a look at some of the most unique examples of allergies in the world.
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Skin allergies usually occur when your skin touches something which your immune system perceives as a threat.
Tom Branwell has had eczema all his life. Here he talks to benenden health about managing his condition.