Allergy Support Group – so what goes on?

Last week’s Allergy Support Group was a huge success. Here’s a short review of just some of the things we chatted about during the evening, from coping with kids who have allergies to eating out and avoiding allergens when shopping and cooking.

A quarter of the population think people with allergies are fussy eaters!

This week we hear that a quarter of the UK population actually thinks that those with allergies are just being fussy eaters. Find out more about Food Allergy and Intolerance Week which helps to raise awareness of what allergies really are and the difference between allergies and food intolerances.

Understanding food intolerance: fact from fiction

If you have allergies or food intolerances, or suspect that you have, you’ll know how difficult it is to pinpoint and identify exactly which foods are causing you a problem. I was always sceptical about food intolerance testing, but attending this event has changed my views. Read on to find out why…

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…

Allergy UK 20th anniversary awards – 1 April 2011

I was excited about attending my first ever Allergy Awards ceremony and very proud to have been invited so you can imagine I was very flattered to be asked to cut the anniversary cake!

Expert’s Question Time on Lactose Intolerance

Do you know what intolerance is? What’s the difference between allergy and intolerance? Would you love the chance to ask experts in the industry your burning questions? Join a free webchat today (Tue 9 Nov) at 6.30pm.

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…

Can hypnotherapy help alleviate intolerances and allergies?

What is hynotherapy? Could it be used as an effective treatment to help allergy sufferers reduce their sypmptoms? Read on to find out more…

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…