New ‘water’ vacuum cleaner for dust allergies

This month I have been testing out the new Thomas Allergy Air Pure vacuum. Isn’t he cute? Having quite a severe allergy to dust myself vacuuming isn’t my favourite passtime. I’ve used a MediVac hoover for years but it has seen better days and the hoover bag for it is no longer available so we […]

The Best Anti-Allergen Bedding

No one wants to be beset by coughing, sneezing, breathing difficulties and a feeling of general malaise; although unfortunately nowadays it seems that more and more people every year are being affected by allergies. Although animal-based allergies are very common, the most common at present are allergic reactions caused by dust mites and their droppings. […]

Indoor Allergies – Effective Natural Relief and Protection

Allergy UK Indoor Allergy Week – 20th -26th October 2014 The onset of the colder weather and the wilting of the flowers will come as a relief for the millions of Brits who have spent the summer battling with hayfever symptoms. But for so many more, the allergy battle is just getting started with approximately […]

Itchy palms or soles of feet – is this a sign of an allergy?

Just this week I’ve noticed something strange has been happening. When you have allergies and eczema you get used to that – makes life interesting (Not!). So this is the thing. The palms of my hands and the soles of my feet have been itching, they’ve been on fire and so tight and scratchy but […]

Allergens in the bedroom: How to control them

Life can be exceptionally annoying if one suffers from allergic reactions. A trip to a friend’s house becomes marred by an absurd amount of coughing and spluttering, insects are treated with a disdain more indicative of a far larger and more menacing animal, and warm summer walks require dark glasses and a whole box of […]

Snail allergy cross reaction with dust mite allergy

This is Keene’s story about having a very rare allergy to snails which might have something to do with the very common allergy he also has to dust mites. Allergy to house dust mites is fairly well known but could there possibly be any connection between that and the slimy molluscs he also has to […]

Choosing the right floor for your allergies

If you’re investing in a new floor, there are plenty of different options to consider; the right floor could help your allergies to recede considerably, while a poor choice can make things go downhill very quickly. So what are you options? Which type of flooring is best?

ilumi camping experience – alfesco curry on a camping stove

You never get a holiday from allergies but ilumi’s new pouch ready meals make a fantastic meal on a camp stove. You don’t need a fridge, just a pair of scissors to snip open the pouch and heat on your camp stove. Holidays made easy with ilumi

Anti allergenic cleaning products

Have you ever considered that many household cleaning products are very strong, contain chemicals and substances that can irritate sensitive skin and potentially cause allergic reactions. How can you reduce the number of allergens in your home safely and effectively?