Allergies

Does Your Child Have Hidden Allergies?

Most people regard allergic reactions as the typical presentation of asthma attacks, fits of sneezing and nasal congestion, runny or puffy eyes or skin rashes. There are, however, many other…

Asthma in Children and Exposure to Dust

Traditional thinking says that to protect your children from developing asthma, you should keep a spotless house. Well, there’s good news for busy parents everywhere – current research contradicts old…

Natural Remedies for Childhood Ailments

When you realise just how toxic some prescribed and over-the-counter medications can be, it is a good idea, if possible, to use natural products to achieve the same effect in…

Allergies to Bathing Products

A rising number of children suffer from allergies and some of the key culprits include commonly used products, such as bubble bath, soaps or sun care lotions. Most of these…

Nut Allergies in Children

If your child or a child in your care suffers from nut allergies, then you need to be fully aware of how it affects them and how to minimise the…

Coealic Disease and Avoiding Gluten

About one in 100 people in the UK have coeliac disease, this figure includes adults and children, and many more may be yet to be fully diagnosed. Although coeliac disease…

Dealing With Allergies to Medications

Medications are usually given to sick children to make them better, but if your child suffers from an allergy to certain medications, then the effect could be far from welcome….

Anaphylaxis: What You Need to Know

Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction which needs to be treated immediately. If your child, or a child in your care, is known to suffer from anaphylaxis, here’s a guideline…

Indoor Pollution and Allergies

Most allergy specialists around the world now agree that indoor air pollution is one of the most significant causes of asthma attacks and other allergic responses in children. The greatest…

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