Pycnogenol helps block histamine production

Could a simple plant extract help to reduce hay fever, allergic reactions and asthma? Studies into the potency and success of pycnogenol, a natural herb extract, seem to suggest it could do just that…

Can a Pill Cure Hay Fever?

I have always suffered from what I would have called mild hay fever, annoying, but just something I got on with. If I sat on grass I would get itchy eczema along with the usual sneezing runny nose and eyes and if I spent to long outside, asthma. I usually took antihistamines to combat the […]

Bring back immunotherapy for allergies!

Leonhard Noon and John Freeman pioneered immunotherapy treatment here in Britain a hundred years ago, yet it seems we learnt little from their success. Read on to find out more about immunotherapy and how it can cure some allergies.

Grass allergy threatens footballer’s career

A footballer allergic to the pitch? Sounds far fetched doesn’t it? Well for Manchester City footballer Mario Balotelli it was an uncomfortable reality…

Ten foods to fight your hay fever

If I told you that there were ten tasty foods that could really help your hay fever you’d want to know what they were wouldn’t you? All these foods are healthy, tasty and good for you so it’s worth a try and just might help you survive the summer with less hay fever…

Could hay fever be linked to allergies?

The hay fever season has begun. I’ve been sneezing, snuffling and mopping my streaming eyes for the last few weeks now and this prompted me to find out exactly what causes my hay fever…