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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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  • Action Against Allergy calls for tighter regulations

    The charity Action Against Allergy (AAA), which campaigns for better food labelling on products, has stepped up its call for regulations covering the supply of meals or r...

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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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  • Myths Concerning Food Allergies - Part 1

    talkhealth talks to Dr Adam Fox about myths concerning food allergies. Dr Fox talks about skin prick blood tests and how to ensure an allergic child has all the vitamins ...

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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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  • Myths Concerning Food Allergies - Part 2

    In this video, talkhealth talks with Dr Adam Fox about myths around food allergies, including nut allergies, multiple food allergies and the use of anti-histamines to hel...

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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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  • Myths Concerning Food Allergies - Part 3

    talkhealth talks to Dr Adam Fox about myths concerning food allergies, including different kinds of reactions to food allergies, alternatives for those living with milk a...

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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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  • The obesity and allergy link

    It is thought that around one in four adults in the UK are obese. In addition, the number of people affected by one or more allergies is thought to be more than one in fo...

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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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