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Allergies

12/04/2021

Check For 294 Allergens With The Klarify.Me Home Allergy Testing Kit!

Klarify.Me Home Allergy Testing Kit allows you to reliably test for 294 allergens in the comfort of your own home! Using reliable and unique technology, Klarify.Me provides you with a detailed allergy report so that you can better understand your symptoms and start to fight back against your allergies! The Klarify.Me Home Allergy Testing Kit checks for the following allergens: Grass Pollen: Bahia grassBermuda grassCommon reedTimothy grassPerennial ryegrassRye Tree Pollen: AcaciaArizona cypressCypressAlderAshCottonwoodBeech pollenDate PalmElmHazelMountain cedarMulberry treeLondon plane treeOliveSilver birchSugi pollenWalnutWeeping figPaper mulberryTree of heaven Weed Pollen: PigweedRagweedMugwortLamb’s quarterCannabis (CBD)HempAnnual mercury... Read More

08/09/2020

What Causes Coughs & How To Treat Them

Coughing is a reflex the body uses in order to clear the airways of irritants such as mucus, foreign particles, microbes and fluids. Coughs are often a symptom of cold and flu and are not routinely treated with antibiotics. The cough reflex can be both voluntary or involuntary and is usually described as either dry or chesty. Dry Coughs – No phlegm (mucus) is produced and feels like a constant tickle at the back of the throat. This tickle is due to inflammation and the body misinterprets this as a... Read More

29/07/2020

Travelpharm’s Complete Guide To Hay Fever

What is Hay Fever? Hay fever, also known as allergic rhinitis, occurs when the lining of the nasal cavity is inflamed. This then leads to many symptoms which can have a significant impact on an individual’s quality of life. Although hay fever most commonly occurs seasonally, it can also affect many people all year round (perennially). What causes it? Hay fever is caused when the body is exposed to certain harmless allergens such as pollen or house dust mites. The body’s immune system mistakenly identifies these allergens as harmful and... Read More

01/08/2018

Travelling With An Allergy

An allergy is when the body’s immune system mistakes something relatively harmless as harmful and overreacts. One thing to remember before we begin is that an allergy is different from a sensitivity or an intolerance. A sensitivity is where the effect of something is exaggerated and an intolerance is where a substance will cause an unpleasant effect (eg diarrhoea). Symptoms It is estimated that as many as 1 in 4 people in the UK suffer from an allergy at some point in their life. Among the most common triggers for... Read More