Fab video from the BBC on Allergies. Do watch!
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!
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
Some of this stuff might be a bit obvious but if you’re new to allergies every bit of info helps. Take a look for our tips on what to look out for when you’re dairy free. Be it an allergy or an intolerance you know
So…you or your child can’t have egg. It’s obvious that eggs benedict, scrambled eggs with smoked salmon are no longer on your brunch menu! But…egg and egg protein can show up in a lot of places so you need to keep an eye out. ‘Vegan’
I use to think avoiding dairy and eggs was tricky. Especially when explaining to other people. Then Molly had to go gluten free for a while, and eventually so did I. Suddenly saying ‘vegan’ seemed easier. Here are our tips when you enter the gluten
To be honest; like most people I really look forward to going away on holiday. But, for us, it’s more convoluted than for other folk, due to our allergies and other health issues. When you think of going away I bet your first thought isn’t
I suffer from eczema and Urticaria so I live in a world of itching. Recently the Urticaria has entered a new phase of awfulness. Hands, arms, chest, back and legs are all affected. It itches like crazy, means I can’t sleep, and am uncomfortable all
Skin allergies aren’t exactly news in our house. I’ve suffered for years from eczema and urticaria but over the last 12 months things have gotten markedly worse. For some reason all over body rashes, accompanied by swelling have become part of my life. Face, eyes,
Those of you who have read my other posts know that I suffer from both eczema and urticaria. Recently I’ve been on prednisone to deal with the flare ups and it’s been a rocky few months. My GP has been reluctant to send me to