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Allergy Symptoms Checker – Swelling Of Tongue, Face and Other Body Parts

Swelling And Angioedema Explained Swelling of the tongue, face or other parts of the body – also called angioedema, which refers to swelling beneath the skin’s surface layer or below the mucous membranes.  It is caused by blood leaking out of small blood vessels such as veins, deep within the tissues of the body [1]. …

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Sending Allergic Child To School: Things To Keep In Mind

The recent news reports detailing the tragic deaths of teenagers due to allergic reactions have really increased anxiety levels for parents of children with allergies. This is especially relevant if they have recently started school, or have moved to a new school. Sending allergic child to school can add even more to anxiety. If the …

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Dust mites allergy – tips to reduce them in your home

House dust mites are extremely small, invisible to the naked eye. They are present in all homes, and feed on human and animal skin scales and mould spores. They are usually harmless, but some people can develop allergies to the proteins contained in dust mites’ droppings. Due to their microscopic size they are weightless, and …

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Tricky Treat – Halloween with Food Allergies

It’s that time of year again!  Pumpkin monsters, witchy goings-on and truckloads of chocolate, sweets and all things sugary.  Lots of scary fun for everyone, but if you suffer from allergies; or, like me, are a parent of a severely allergic child, then Halloween can become scary for many more reasons.  However, this needn’t be …

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Food Allergies and Intolerances and Mental Health

Today is World Mental Health Day. You may be wondering why an allergy awareness and symptom tracking company like AlliApp is concerned with this, but did you know that researchers have consistently identified a link between sensitivity to food and mental health? The term ‘mental ill health’ describes conditions that affect your mood, thinking and …

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Allergy Symptoms Checker – Abdominal Pain, Bloating, Diarrhoea, Constipation

Abdominal And Stomach Pain Abdominal, or stomach pain can present in a variety of ways and areas of the entire stomach area. The abdomen contains lots of different organs along with the stomach, including the liver, pancreas, bladder and intestines. In women, it also contains the female reproductive system. Unfortunately, problems can develop in any …

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Allergy Symptoms Checker – Wheezing And Breathing

Wheezing And Other Breathing Difficulties: Breathing difficulties can range in severity from simple nasal congestion to pronounced wheezing, and are always worth recording, no matter how mild they may be. Allergy tracking apps such as AlliApp are particularly useful for this, especially if they are also used to document all your meals. Wheezing Wheezing is …

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Air pollution can cause and increase the symptoms of asthma and allergies, so what can we do?

There are many pollutants in the air which can be very harmful to people, especially those already living with respiratory conditions, children, whose lungs are still developing, and the elderly. Every year in the UK around 40 000 ** deaths are linked to outdoor air pollution. Indoor air pollution adds even more to this figure. …