The A word… on anaphylaxis, allergies

After the flurry of blogs that filled Allergy Awareness Week last week, I am reflecting on why I write. There are many reasons, including to share stuff I’ve learnt, help others and as a therapy; the latter being very high on the list. Writing about having allergies and ranting occasionally about things that get me […]

Allergies – why do we have them?

I often ask myself the question, “Why do I get allergies?” and “Why do other people NOT suffer at all?” It does seem quite unfair. I eat a very healthy diet as a result of avoiding so many nasties, I don’t smoke, don’t drink that much, try to keep fit and do as much exercise as I can, so what’s the key?