Generally speaking there are three main groups of culprits that release their pollen during different parts of the spring and summer. These are the trees, grasses and weeds all of which release allergy causing pollen grains. The timing and severity of the pollen season does vary from year to year depending on weather conditions. Timings […]
Your guide to all things allergy & health related
The Allergies and Health website provides an easy to understand yet comprehensive and detailed guide to allergies and related health issues.
Most people think of “allergy season” as being Spring or Summer. It is certainly true that classic hayfever (or seasonal allergic rhinitis) can begin as early as March whilst most people associate it with the summer months. To some extent this perception is due to the fact we spend more time outdoors during the summer and […]
Leaky Gut Syndrome – Facts & Myths
Over recent years a lot of attention has been given to the relationship between gut health and our overall wellness. It goes without saying that any condition affecting our digestive system might adversely affect our general feeling of well-being,
Can you have an allergy to swimming pool water?
Quite a few years ago I started swimming more seriously. I would go to the swimming pool two or three times a week and happily spend half an hour swimming up and down. Then, what seemed like all of a sudden, I started getting cold like symptoms the
Is Yoghurt Good for Allergies?
If, like me, you enjoy a good dollop of yogurt on just about anything but also suffer from seasonal allergies then there might just be some good news. Before you get too excited and buy every yogurt in your local store there are a few caveats,
10 tips to survive allergy season
Spring time is here again. Things are warming up, the flowers are beginning to bloom, the tree buds are opening up - this should be a time to rejoice. However, if you happen to be one of the unfortunate 10% to 30% of the population who suffer from