Archives for August 2011

Foodwiz price goes up on 1st September

If you’ve been thinking about subscribing to the Foodwiz app on your phone, which lets you scan for allergens while you shop, then you’d better get in quick. The price is due to increase a lot on 1st September 2011.

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy – Diary day two!

After an amazing night’s sleep I had another session in the oxygen chamber. I’ve been really impressed with the dedication of the staff at the MS Centre who give their time voluntarily to keep the centre going and it’s already made me think I’d like to help out if I can.

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy – Diary day one

For some time I’ve heard rumours that oxygen therapy can help with allergies so I’ve decided to give it a go. Follow my diary as I go through treatment and find out whether this simple and relatively inexpensive treatment could help me cope with my allergies and asthma

5 tips for surviving house renovations with asthma and allergies

Having internal building work done to your house can be a very stressful business. Dust can and will get EVERYWHERE! So here are my top tips for avoiding asthma and allergies during house renovations and building work.

Are microwave ovens safe?

Most kitchens will have a microwave oven. They are indispensable for heating drinks, meals, cooking vegetables, jacket potatoes, defrosting etc. How much do you use yours? How much do you know about what it does to your living environment and the food you eat?

Lots of changes at What Allergy?

Have you missed me? Maybe you haven’t even noticed, but I had to move out while house renovations too place here, lots of dust and walls coming down, and a week’s writing course, but now I’m back. What do you think of the new look What Allergy? blog? Better? Worse? Please let me know!

Vending machines pose particular challenges for allergies!

Vending machines can pose a risk to anyone with a dairy allergy. Watch out if you ever use one. What you think is hot water, black tea or coffee could be anything but…