How do you cope with an eczema flare up?

Do you have eczema? The chances are that if you’re reading this blog about allergies then you are quite likely to suffer with dry sensitive skin of some description. So how do you cope when your eczema flares up?

What is celery allergy?

Celery seems an innocent sort of vegetable really doesn’t it? Well for some it causes very strong and dangerous reactions. Find out more about celery allergy…

Do’s and Don’ts for fighting cold sores

You know the signs, that tell-tale little tingling sensation that signals you’re in for a real treat, a cold sore is on the way, but there are loads of natural remedies and practical things you can do to send them packing…

Allergies on TV and radio

With statistics showing allergies are rather alarmingly on the increase why isn’t there more representation of people with allergies on TV and radio?

Can’t drink milk? You’re normal!

For many, the mere mention of milk will be enough to invoke memories of nausea, skin rashes, cramps, bloating, and in extreme cases, even anaphylaxis. These sypmtoms can be caused by a lack of the enzyme lactase. What would you say if I told you that ‘lactose deficiency’ in adults is atually normal? It’s those milk guzzling ones who are abnormal…

Egg intolerance cured!

I have successfully reintroduced egg into my diet and I’m loving it; I can now eat meringues, cakes made with eggs, crisps and biscuits including egg, and actual eggs themselves. Find out how I got on…

Top twenty allergy jokes

Having allergies is not funny, but a bit of dark humour every now and then never goes amiss. On my quest for good allergy jokes I discovered some good, some bad and, well see for yourself and have a laugh…

Gluten Free Beer is here!

I really miss beer when I go out for a drink, but pity me not, there are plenty of gluten free beers available. At the moment only on-line, but who knows, maybe one day pubs will stock GF Beer…