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This section contains articles about allergies and related conditions written by doctors, specialists, journalists and individuals from professional bodies and organisations.

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  • Urticaria and angioedema

    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.

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    EPD - Enzyme potentiated desensitisation

    Enzyme Potentiated Desensitisation (EPD) is a form of Immunotherapy (a form of treatment which involves introducing you to small amounts of the substance which you are al...

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  • Information about Surcare laundry range suitable for people living with allergies

    Information about how using Surcare, a non-biological, dermatology tested range of washing products for laundry, can help and benefit allergy sufferers.

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    Eye allergy including conjunctivitis information

    Conjunctivitis is a medical term used to describe redness and inflammation of the eye. There are three main types of conjunctivitis; infective, allergic and irritant conj...

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  • Become a Deeper Sleeper

    Sleep is an evolutionary and biological necessity, as well as one of life's great pleasures.

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    Chemical sensitivity

    Chemical sensitivity refers to an abnormal bodily response to chemicals in the environment. A sensitivity to chemicals has become an increasing problem in recent years a...

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  • Potential new vaccine for bee stings

    If you’ve ever been stung by a wasp or other insect, then you’ll know how painful this can be. Symptoms of a sting can include localised pain, swelling, and i...

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    Information on testing for allergies

    Allergy testing can be done both privately and through the NHS and the type of test that is carried out will depend upon your symptoms or the condition of your skin. The ...

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  • New treatment shows promise in the treatment of peanut allergies

    A small wearable patch may be the solution peanut allergy sufferers have been looking for. In a press release published by The National Institute of Health Skin, it was f...

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    Sulphite allergy

    Sulphites are preservatives used in the production of some food and drinks and in the UK sulphites are now considered one of the twelve potential allergens.

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  • Babies should be given peanuts early

    According to new research published in the US, babies should be given peanuts as early as 4 months old in order to reduce their risk of allergies. Researchers believe tha...

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    Nut and Peanut Allergy Information

    The most common food allergy in adults and children is an allergy to peanuts and tree nuts (such as walnuts, hazelnuts, almonds, cashews, pecans, macadamias, brazils and ...

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