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Helping Children Face Up To Food Allergy

HELPING CHILDREN FACE UP TO FOOD ALLERGY Expert tips from Polly James and Roisin Fitzsimons School can be anxiety provoking for many children and their families, at different times; starting a new school, transferring to secondary school or managing exam stress.  For families of children with a food allergy, there are other challenges.  Food [...]

By | 2018-01-16T11:35:25+00:00 December 2017|Children's Allergies|0 Comments

The Obesity-Allergy Link

Dr Nicola Davies, author of ‘I Can Beat Obesity!’, considers the relationship between the two conditions. It is thought that around one in four adults in the UK are obese (the highest prevalence in Europe at 24.9%).1 In addition, the number of people affected by one or more allergies is thought to be more than [...]

By | 2018-01-16T11:33:42+00:00 October 2017|Diet, Food Allergies, Probiotics|0 Comments

Understanding Histamine Intolerance

Histamine intolerance is a difficult and frustrating condition to suffer from, not least because so few doctors even recognise its existence. But not so Action Against Allergy patron, Dr Janice Joneja, who, having seen the misery it could cause amongst her patients, has made histamine sensitivity a subject of special research and study [...]

By | 2017-11-24T10:40:57+00:00 July 2017|News|0 Comments

Allergy Show Learning Centre

MANAGEMENT TIPS FOR PARENTS OF ALLERGIC CHILDREN Parents trying to cope with the day-to-day problems of children with an allergic condition will be able to get some expert advice from one of the sessions at this year’s Allergy and Free From Show, Olympia on Friday, July 7. Dr Polly James, Clinical Psychologist, and Roisin [...]

By | 2017-11-24T10:40:34+00:00 May 2017|News|0 Comments

Gluten Free Prescriptions

AAA support for coeliacs Action Against Allergy is giving its support to the campaign being co-ordinated by Coeliac UK to persuade the NHS to seek an alternative to their proposed withdrawal of prescriptions for the gluten free foods needed by people with coeliac disease. AAA trustee Michelle Berriedale-Johnson writes: “We believe that removing access [...]

By | 2017-11-24T10:40:04+00:00 April 2017|News|0 Comments

Urticaria And Angioedema

Dr Michael Radcliffe explains the difference. I work in a busy NHS allergy clinic in central London and in a full day of seeing patients in the out-patient clinic, I will typically see 10 new referrals.  The commonest reason for being referred is a condition called urticaria.  Amongst 10 new referrals I will expect [...]

Healthy Air At Home – And Travelling

Maxima Skelton advises on ways to combat pollution. The term ‘air pollution’ is widely used in the news. Many people think that air pollution only occurs in inner cities and towns, but this is a common misconception. In fact, the World Health Organisation defines air pollution as “contamination of the indoor or outdoor environment [...]

Dining Out?

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By | 2017-01-10T10:50:19+00:00 December 2016|News|0 Comments