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Our story – allergy and anaphylaxis – the first diagnosis – by Karen and Ian Connell


3 yo JoJo supporting Allergy UK - diagnosed anaphylactic to nuts

This is Ian and Karen’s story, about how they discovered their little three year old daughter was allergic to nuts and getting that first anaphylaxis diagnosis… Ian tells the story about how something so simple as feeding the birds started … Continue reading


The Allergy UK Conference 2014 – My top 5


Ruth Holroyd of What Allergy? at the Allergy UK Conference 2014 with Michael Merrett of Allergy Essex.

Last month I was extremely lucky to be able to attend The Allergy UK Annual conference, the first one they have run but hopefully the first of many. The quality of speakers was excellent and I learnt so much my … Continue reading


Was it the ham or just a hot flush?


Recently something really weird happened to me. It’s never happened before and it was slightly unnerving for someone who has had their fair share of anaphylactic allergic reactions. With allergies to all nuts, dairy, tomatoes and celery I am a … Continue reading


Should we expose children to foods earlier to prevent allergies?


Recent research has led to a shift in the way experts think about exposing babies to foods that may lead to allergic reactions such as peanuts. Until now mothers have been told to avoid high risk foods whilst pregnant and … Continue reading


I’m A Celebrity 2011: Freddie Starr is hospitalised for allergic reaction


According to the Daily Mail, celebrity Freddie Starr has been taken to hospital with a suspected severe allergic reaction. Doctors were called to check on the comedian, aged 68, after he started feeling sick following one of the infamous Bushtucker … Continue reading