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Immunotherapy for Allergies

From sneezing to itchy eyes, rashes or more severe symptoms, allergies can significantly disrupt our quality of life. While allergy testing through skin prick tests has made allergy diagnosis much easier, what is the next step? In most cases, this would involve allergen avoidance or symptomatic treatment. A pollen count tracker could for example help…

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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…