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Is a real pine Christmas tree more important than your husband?

5Dec

Pine allergy can make Christmas an allergic nightmare

Dear Mrs Pipe, Your poor husband is seriously allergic to pine needles. Is your love of Christmas really more important than your husband? My brother sent me this little article from the Metro last night and I couldn’t help feeling … Continue reading

  

Gardening and the weirdness of the human psyche

11May

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I have just been reading a report of a study on allergic rhinitis sufferers (35-40% of the US population). Despite the fact that immunotherapy has been around for nearly 100 years, is recognised as the best treatment for allergic rhinitis and is … Continue reading

  

Choosing the right floor for your allergies

31Jul

Choose the right floor for your allergies

Re-flooring your home can be great fun, and it’s a fantastic way to breathe fresh life into your living space. But while we’re on the subject of breathing, it’s also worth remembering the impact that a floor can have on … Continue reading

  

Epidemic – allergic rhinitis on the increase

14Nov

The house dust mite is behind a huge rise in household allergies, with around 12 million Britons allergic to their own homes, according to new research today undertaken by Allergy UK. Cases of perennial allergic rhinitis – known as “home … Continue reading

  

Hayfever: importance of starting preventative treatment

31Mar

A recent study from Japan has highlighted the importance of starting preventative treatment for seasonal allergic rhinitis (hayfever) and allergic conjunctivitis well before the pollen season starts.  The study reveals that it is advisable to start hayfever treatment well before … Continue reading