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Allergy Symptoms Checker – Dizziness, light-headedness or fainting

Dizziness/Light-Headedness Dizziness or light-headedness is usually caused by a decrease in blood flow to the brain.  This occurs in response to the slowing of the heart rate or a drop in blood pressure (hypotension).  In extreme cases, this can lead to a sudden loss of consciousness, or fainting (syncope) [1]. Hypotension and slowing of the …

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Allergy Symptoms Checker – Skin Irritation: Eczema and Hives

During National Eczema Awareness week (17th September to 25th September 2018) it seems appropriate for Dr Nicky Marshall, PhD, MBPsS, to begin sharing information on the Six Main Symptoms of Food Allergy and begin with eczema and hives.   What is the difference between hives and eczema? Eczema and hives are both conditions that can …

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Why Tracking Allergies And Keeping Food Diary Is Important For Your Wellbeing?

If you often feel unwell or ‘not quite right’ after you have eaten a meal, this could be caused by an adverse reaction to certain foods.  Many people have food intolerances or allergies that they are unaware of. Possible symptoms could include anything from coughing or breathing problems, dizziness or eczema or even migraines;  to …