My coffee shop allergy – reacting to milk vapour?

Something strange has begun to happen to me in coffee shops recently. I suspect it’s something to do with all the latte and hot chocolate slurpers surrounding me on all sides, but what am I to do?

What is lupin allergy?

Lupin allergy is very rare in the UK since the flour is not widely used, however cases are beginning to increase, and are quite common on mainland Europe. Find out more…

Mastocytosis – you don’t want this!

Have you ever heard of Mastocytosis? Luckily it’s a incredibly rare condition, but it can cause anaphylaxis. If you’ve never seen someone actually having an anaphylactic attack then read this and watch this video…

Exercise induced anaphylaxis – scary!

Exercise induced anaphylaxis is a very rare condition, about which little is really understood. If you want a laugh at some pictures of me looking really miserable in a gym read this article in the Daily Mail…

10 tips to help you get over Christmas allergy disasters

With only one shopping and partying day till Christmas, the festive season is well under way. Be prepared with my top 10 tips for minimising allergy reactions this Christmas.

Will Brett be cured of his milk allergy?

Do you have a dairy allergy? Have you ever had anaphylaxis after eating or drinking dairy? Ever had to use your EpiPen and be rushed into A&E? If you have then you just have to watch this short video of Brett, a young boy from Boston in the US. Will he be cured after a long six months of desensitisation treatment? Click here to find out…

EpiPen demonstration

Are you completely sure how to use your EpiPen? Find out step by step what you should do if you think you or a friend is having an anaphylactic attack, and see a demonstration online…

I used my EpiPen – a first hand recent experience

I have always been mildly terrified about using my EpiPen, imagining in my head the huge needle, the pain. I was amazed to discover that I didn’t hurt at all. Read about my anaphylactic experience…