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Updated 29 April 2015

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Smog may worsen allergies to pollen

Higher levels of certain air pollutants such as smog might worsen allergic reactions to pollen.

Could a dishwasher increase your child’s risk of developing allergies?

Washing dishes by hand instead of using a dishwasher may reduce your child's chances of developing seasonal allergies, asthma and eczema.

Signs, symptoms and solutions for a wine allergy

Every wondered why after a lovely afternoon of wine tasting you go home with a headache, blocked nose or even a strange skin rash? You could be suffering from a sensitivity to the sulphites, histamines or glycoproteins in your wine.

If you have something to ask about allergies, pop a question to our Allergy expert!

 
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