You can read up on allergies here, this is what we’ve learned over the years. Always discuss your own medical needs with a proper doctor!
An important step for the allergy community has been taken with the introduction of Natasha’s Law. Born of the tragedy of Natasha Ednan-Laparouse’s death after eating a Pret sandwich with sesame baked into the bread. Natasha had suffered from anaphylaxis and asthma all of her
Recently, my Twitter feed was a bit angrier than normal. Frankly most of the time I’m tweeting baking recipes and highlighting advancements in allergy treatment. That’s really been my focus – providing recipes and advice for parents of allergic kids. But recently, as an asthmatic,
If you’re at all worried about having an allergic reaction to the vaccine, do have a conversation with your GP. However, for a reference this article by Anaphylaxis UK is fab. Covid-19 Vaccines and Allergies
I was lucky enough to get my Penicillin allergy testing done at the Royal Brompton Hospital. People are afraid to travel and feeling understandably scared right now so I got a short notice cancellation. I was nervous for sure, but I hope my experience reassures
That’s the question a lot of us are asking right now. when we get ill – is it ‘Covid-19’?, or once recovered, hoping that it was Covid-19. Immunity to Coronavirus being the thing we all hope for now. I’m in that group. For about 4
For as long as I can remember I have been told to use Allergy Bedding because of my dust mite allergy. I never questioned this, or gave it any thought in the last 30 years or so. I always had synthetic bedding. Molly was diagnosed
Fab video from the BBC on Allergies. Do watch!
So you’re used to be able to eat anything you like, and the biggest challenge at meal times is juggling the various likes and dislikes of family. Dinner time is ruled by taste buds, not medical needs. And then…your child wants their friend to come
When your child is diagnosed with an allergy it means a whole host of new issues to deal with – parties are now something to be prepared for, eating out needs planning and menu checking, school is a minefield over lunches and most of all
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This is a lovely meal on the BBQ or under the grill. Cooking time is pretty short, about 15 minutes but you do need to marinate them for at least 3 hours, or even prepare them the night before. Pineapple is a good fruit for these, as it’s solid enough to take the heat from […]