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Testing the new Dyson V8 with a dust allergy

30Dec

If you are very allergic to dust, cleaning the house is probably NOT your favourite job and you wouldn’t be alone. No one likes vacuuming… ha ha. So imagine how excited I was recently when I was given a Dyson … Continue reading

  

How clean is the indoor air quality in your home?

29Feb

Dust mask for avoiding airborne allergens

Is your house clean and safe? We all probably assume that it is but there could be some very dangerous things in your home… We insulate our houses and try to make them as air-tight and cosy as possible, especially … Continue reading

  

New ‘water’ vacuum cleaner for dust allergies

21Sep

The new Thomas allergy air pure vacuum for people with dust allergies

This month I have been testing out the new Thomas Allergy Air Pure vacuum. Isn’t he cute? The new Thomas allergy air pure vacuum Having quite a severe allergy to dust myself vacuuming isn’t my favourite passtime. I’ve used a … Continue reading

  

Why my allergies make me a super being

29Jul

With trusty adrenaline by his side the allergy super being is indestructible

One day you’ll look back and wish you’d had allergies like me because my immune system makes me super human. They give me the power to eradicate the common cold within hours and I never get ill (oh the irony… … Continue reading

  

Soft, luxurious pyjamas for eczema skin

23Jul

Copper Clothing ladies pyjamas - great for eczema skin

This month I’ve been testing some very interesting copper infused super soft fabric ladies pyjamas with amazing health giving benefits. If you have eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis or sensitive dry skin then this blog post is for you. Anyone with eczema … Continue reading

  

8 Of The Strangest Allergy Cures Form Around The World

5May

8 Of The Strangest Allergy Cures Form Around The World

Just a little light relief for you today, with some allergy cures. I know, I know, we all get fed up with all the people we meet who have such great advice for us that will surely cure us for … Continue reading

  

The Best Anti-Allergen Bedding

18Dec

No one wants to be beset by coughing, sneezing, breathing difficulties and a feeling of general malaise; although unfortunately nowadays it seems that more and more people every year are being affected by allergies. Although animal-based allergies are very common, … Continue reading

  

Itchy palms of soles of feet – is this a sign of an allergy?

22Aug

coffee allergy

Just this week I’ve noticed something strange has been happening. When you have allergies and eczema you get used to that – makes life interesting (Not!). So this is the thing. The palms of my hands and the soles of … Continue reading

  

Wheat allergy and the wheat harvest – house bound!

8Aug

Living opposite a wheat field during harvest time - wheat allergy

It’s harvest time. The wind is blowing in swirling sweeps and the sun is shining and I am inside with the windows closed. This is because I’m allergic to wheat or just the sheer amount of dust in the air. … Continue reading

  

Allergens in the bedroom: How to control them

28Jul

Dust mite allergens in the bedroom

Lurking in your bedroom, dust mites thrive in bedding, carpets, flooring and rugs Life can be exceptionally annoying if one suffers from allergic reactions. A trip to a friend’s house becomes marred by an absurd amount of coughing and spluttering, … Continue reading

  

Copenhagen with allergies – holiday tips and eating out

19Jun

FreeFrom food I take on holiday

Anyone with allergies or coeliac disease planning to visit Copenhagen or anywhere in Denmark should find it pleasantly surprising. There are quite a high number of people with allergies in Denmark and restaurants seemed very used to being asked to … Continue reading

  

Can you have immunotherapy if you have asthma?

19Mar

Dust mite

For years I’ve been trying to get a referral for immunotherapy for my hay fever and dust mite allergy but have been told that it’s not available, that I wouldn’t qualify because I have asthma etc. etc. OK… but my … Continue reading

  

A trip to the allergy clinic – what to expect!

10Mar

Allergy skin prick test

I look forward to my trips to the allergy clinic because I learn stuff every time, mainly about my skin and eczema because the specialist I see is a Dermatologist at Oxford Churchill Hospital. I am reminded I am not … Continue reading

  

Snail allergy cross reaction with dust mite allergy

29Oct

Cross reactivity between snail allergy and dust mite allergy

This is Keene’s story about having a very rare allergy to snails which might have something to do with the very common allergy he also has to dust mites. Allergy to house dust mites is fairly well known but could … 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

  

ilumi camping experience – alfesco curry on a camping stove

25Jul

Cooking ilumi on a camp stove

If you are struggling for holiday ideas that are safe for the food challenged why not try camping. You instantly avoid the dust problem, you can prepare your own food on a stove thus avoiding the eating out problem. Eating … Continue reading