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The best (and worst) places to live for hay fever sufferers

Location plays a significant role in hay fever, which is why some people can be unaffected their whole life until they move. This is because trees and grasses grow in different areas, and pollinate at different times of the year and different…
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The Leaky Gut and Food Sensitivity Connection

Could you have a leaky gut? Are you feeling bloated, tired or sluggish? Are you prone to allergies, food sensitivities, skin conditions or mysterious aches and pains? If you show one or more of these symptoms, it could be a sign that…

Do nightshades cause joint pain?

Could nightshades be causing your pain and inflammation? If you’ve never heard of nightshades, you shouldn’t worry – you’re not alone. The term is used to describe Solanaceae, a plant family, which includes tomatoes, potatoes, peppers,…
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What causes salicylate intolerance?

What are salicylates? Salicylates are naturally occurring chemicals produced by plants to help protect them against disease, highly concentrated in a range of fruits and vegetables, including: berries, stone fruit and citrus fruits …

Everything to know about mosquito bite allergy..

"Skeeter syndrome" is an allergy to mosquito bites that results in swelling, itching and pain. It’s brought on by a sensitivity to the proteins in mosquito saliva and is one of the most common insect bite allergies we see in the clinic, especially…

Four things that can lead to histamine intolerance

  The role of histamine Histamine is an incredible natural chemical that helps regulate immune reactions, gut function and central nervous system processes. It’s also the chemical responsible for common allergy symptoms like…

Can't sleep? It could be due to allergies...

Histamine is an incredible natural chemical that helps regulate immune reactions, gut function and central nervous system processes. It’s also the chemical responsible for common allergy symptoms like swelling, itching, mucus and sneezing.…

Six things to know before buying a probiotic supplement

What are probiotics? The word ‘probiotic’ comes from the Greek word ‘biotikos’ which translates to ‘for life’. Probiotics are friendly, good bacteria that assist in supporting healthy digestive function. There are literally trillions…

Signs it's hay fever, not just the never ending cold!

With so many similar symptoms, from sneezing to a runny nose, it's easy to understand why many people find it hard to distinguish between a cold and hay fever. Many hay fever sufferers experience mild to moderate hay fever throughout the…