What are Some Small Gift Ideas for Children with Food Allergies?
The Advent and Christmas season is a time for treats. Gingerbread, burnt sugar almonds and chocolate Santas brighten up the dark winter days for young and old alike. It is also the season for giving.
I’m pregnant. Can I still receive desensitisation therapy?
Desensitisation is currently the only way to treat the causes of an allergy. The therapy takes a long time to complete and requires some persistence. If a woman has been receiving desensitisation therapy and then finds out she is pregnant,
My Child Has an Allergy – Tips for Starting School
Every child looks forward to the first day of school with excitement and anticipation. For parents, it is a time of ‘letting go’ as their children become more independent. This can be especially difficult when a child has severe allergies.
What are the advantages of the new EU regulation on allergen labelling?
EU directives 2007/68/EG and 2003/89/EG stipulate that the 14 most common allergy and intolerance triggering substances must be listed in the ingredients list on product packaging. A new EU directive has been in force since 2014. Here is an overview
What is the Best Way to Prepare for a Trip to Asia if You Have a Soya Allergy?
Soya is commonly used in Asian cuisine. But travellers with a soya allergy should not let this put them off. It is essential to be well prepared when travelling to Asian countries.
How can I use diet and lifestyle to improve atopic dermatitis?
The treatment of atopic dermatitis requires patience and a combination of different therapies. The progression of the disease and the effective therapies are highly individual. However, many patients with atopic dermatitis patients fail to receive a thorough diagnosis and end