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Hayfever Injections: All You Need To Know

Hayfever injections used to be a very popular ‘shortcut’ to hayfever relief if conventional antihistamines didn’t control your symptoms. However, one thing you should know straight away is that the Kenalog ones that are usually advertised, are no longer licensed for hayfever treatment in the UK. Although the Kenalog hayfever injection used to be routinely…

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Hayfever and Other Pollens Testing

At Holistic Allergy we offer skin prick testing if you think you may have an allergy to different kinds of pollen. Knowing the exact type you are allergic to is important so you can take preventative measures in the future. In this article, we will talk about hayfever itself, and what the different management options…

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House Dust Mites Allergy Testing

Dust allergy is an allergic reaction to the tiny bugs that live in the dust. These are less than a quarter of a milimetre long and live off partially digested human skin scales. Although cleaning your house regularly helps, it is never possible to completely remove these creatures from our homes. When someone is allergic…

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Food Allergy Testing

Could you be allergic to certain foods? Food allergies can be a serious and even life-threatening condition for many people. I offer skin prick testing for a wide range of foods, including: Nuts (such as peanut allergies, almonds, and walnuts) Fruits (such as apples, bananas, and strawberries) Vegetables (such as celery, carrots, and potatoes) Gluten…