The allergy explosion: Here’s why allergies are on the rise
Myths about allergies abound. Allergies are psychosomatic. Being too clean is causing allergies. Honey can cure hay fever…
None of these statements is true. What is true is that possibly a quarter of us are afflicted by some form of allergy – and that number is on the rise. You might even be affected by one without realising. So how can we best deal with the allergy explosion? Read on for some advice that’s not to be sneezed at.
Allergy explosion: They are on the rise, and here’s why
Banning nuts on planes and in schools may seem like hysteria, but there’s good reason: allergies are becoming more common. And you may not realise how you’re affected
Allergy explosion: What causes allergies and how to avoid them
We’ve all heard that being too clean can cause allergies, or exposure can help you beat them. Most advice doesn’t stand up, but there are things that do seem to work
Allergy explosion: The truth behind the most common myths
You can grow into and out of allergies your whole life; they come in groups; women are more allergy prone… Wild ideas about allergies abound, but which should you believe?