Living with allergy

Common allergies and how to treat them

Allergies are thought to affect more than one in four people in the UK at some point in their lives.

Getting an allergy test

Find out how to get your allergy diagnosed and the types of NHS allergy tests on offer.

Food allergy or food intolerance?

Around 2% of people have a food allergy, but many more have a food intolerance. What's the difference?

Eczema in children: 7 tips to stop the itch

Eczema can be tough for a child to cope with, but parents can help reduce the impact with these tips.

Are we too clean for our own good?

Find out if modern home and personal hygiene standards are to blame for the rise in allergies.

All about asthma

According to the charity Asthma UK, one in five households has someone living with asthma.

Hay fever facts

Hay fever is an allergy that affects up to 20% of people in Britain. Find out what causes it and how you can reduce the symptoms.

Hay fever

An allergy specialist explains who's most likely to be affected by hay fever and how you can prevent and relieve the symptoms.

Media last reviewed: 29/05/2015

Next review due: 29/05/2017

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Atopic eczema

Atopic eczema is a condition where the skin becomes itchy, red, dry and cracked. Find out about why it happens and how it's treated

Food allergy and intolerance myth buster

There is much in the media about food allergies and intolerances, but what is the difference? And can you tell fact from fiction?

Food allergy and intolerance myth buster