Tag Archives: Allergy

How many dust mites?!

DID YOU KNOW…. … the average bed has over 10,000 house dust mites living in it which results in there being over two million dust mite droppings. Disgusting, I know! So how can we avoid this, and enjoy our lovely beds without fear? Use an anti allergy mattress cover Use anti-allergy duvet and pillow coverings. […]

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Symptoms of Allergic Reactions

If Josh said he felt dizzy, collapsed and lost consciousness, would you know what was happening? Anaphylaxis symptoms range from a swollen tongue and difficulty speaking to collapse and loss of consciousness. Most allergic reactions are not anaphylactic and can be treated with anti-histamines. But in more serious anaphylactic attacks adrenaline is required to be injected into […]

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Allergy Awareness Week 2016

This week marks Allergy UK’s “Allergy Awareness Week” with this year marking the 25th anniversary of this vital awareness campaign, and focusing on what it’s like to have an allergy. Allergy UK are working hard to challenge misconceptions of the UK’s 21 million allergy sufferers as ‘fussy’ ‘attention seekers’.  Josh Abbott, a 24 year old allergy […]