Allergies

If you wake feeling groggy in the morning, it might be that a dust mite allergy is affecting your sleep. Whilst the average bed can contain millions of dust mites our range of allergy solutions will help you banish them from your bedroom so you can sleep in comfort.

Allergies During the Holiday Season

Mould & MildewMildew and mould spores float in the air like pollen and your exposure to it may increase during the holidays because they love damp evergreens like the wreaths, boughs and trees we bring inside this time of year.How to control Mould Allergies:A 2011...

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Why Do Indoor Allergies Worsen During Autumn & Winter?

Sufferers of indoor allergies can find that these symptoms often worsen during the Autumn and Winter months. With the change in the weather, if you are allergic to pollen you may experience a relief of your symptoms during this time. However for many people these cold...

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Allergies during exam season

Research suggests that students who have allergies or hay fever on exam day are 40% more likely to drop a grade. However this percentage is increased to 70% if they take antihistamine treatments which can cause drowsiness. Hay fever is caused by pollen from trees,...

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Travelling with Allergies

When someone at home has an allergy we do everything we can to make life as easy as possible. But what about when we are travelling with allergies? Be it a work trip, weekend getaway with friends, a family holiday, our allergies can join us for the ride. The...

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Coping with a Pet Allergy

What causes your pet allergy?Pet allergy is the second largest cause of allergy in the home in the UK.Animals release proteins from their hair. When this protein is inhaled or comes into contact with skin, those with pet allergies will have a reaction. Most allergic...

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All you need to know about Hay Fever

What is hay fever? Hay Fever is a seasonal allergy to airborne pollen particles. It can cause sneezing, runny or blocked noses, itching in eyes, throat nose and ears, excess mucus, and red or watering eyes. The hay fever season runs from; February to June - Tree...

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What anti-allergy bedding is right for you?

Your bedroom can be a haven for dust mites and other allergens. In fact, it’s estimated that the average bed has around 10,000 dust mites living in it. So if you suffer from allergies it may be a good idea to invest in anti-allergy bedding. Anti-Allergy Bedding...

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Things you didn’t know about bedroom allergens

We spend around 33% of our time in our bedrooms. What you may not realise, however, is that our bedrooms are full of allergens. Here are some of the top allergens you may find in your bedroom: Dust mites Dust mites are the cause of millions of Brits suffering from...

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Is your snoring caused by an allergy?

It may not be one of the first reasons you think of for snoring, but if you feel as though breathing through your nose isn’t smooth or that your nasal passages are being obstructed, then your snoring may be caused by an allergy. This snoring can manifest in two ways:...

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When do I need to seek medical advice about allergies?

Allergy UK has stated that 1 in 4 people will suffer from allergies at some point in their life. It is always recommended that you inform your GP if you suspect you have an allergy. Some allergic reactions are worse than others. If you find yourself short of breath,...

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Signs you may be allergic to your own home

Do you have a cold that you can’t seem to shake? Do you have itchy eyes, a runny nose and sneeze even though you don’t feel ill? Do you have any rashes or swelling? If so, there is a chance you could be suffering from an allergy in the home. What are dust mites? It...

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What are allergies and how can they be treated?

An allergy develops when the body’s immune system reacts to a substance (allergen), such as pollen, food and dust mites as though it is a threat, like an infection. In order to fight off the allergen, your body produces antibodies, in a reaction called the "immune...

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What are allergies and how can they be treated?

What are allergies? An allergy develops when the body’s immune system reacts to a substance (allergen), such as pollen, food and dust mites as though it is a threat, like an infection. In order to fight off the allergen, your body produces...

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