A Blog For Those Affected By Environmental And Invisible Illnesses Written By Fellow Survivors
7 Surprising Things at Your Work That Might Cause Allergies
How to Stay Safe and Avoid Getting Sick While Traveling
ME/CFS and gluten?
9 Steps to Eating on Purpose
Allergies make Valentine's Day a Tricky Affair
Halloween - Allergies and Chemicals Make it a Scary Night for Kids and Parents
Thanks Maff, I've have a new bed coming next week, I will be sure to open the windows as you suggest. Denise
Hi Denise, Well I'd hate to be called an alarmist but you are probably not far wrong when it comes to many everyday products. Cer
Hi Maff, I've come to the conclusion that just about everything is potentially dangerous these days. I was bought a new silentnig
Biogenic Amines and Histamine Intolerance Featured
I found that I have troubles with many foods. I have a wicked allergy to amines. So it's nice to see your site - it reminds me tha
I couldn't disagree more with the first comment. Dr. Budka has helped me and several other patients that I know of who are deeply
Thanks for your comment. I can't argue with the recommendation of Biolab. Their tests are always supported by published, peer-revi
Allergies have a silver lining - cancer prevention!
House Plants as Air Purifiers: Plants absorb formaldehyde, benzene and other toxic chemicals Featured
good article, maybe not all is true but anyone that says plants are bad needs to re-examine themselves. our ancestors died out bec
"I would take this article with a grain of salt. It is actually the microorganisms in the soil that are degrade air pollutants."
I would take this article with a grain of salt. It is actually the microorganisms in the soil that are degrade air pollutants. Alt
Probiotic bacteria for allergies and hayfever
Allergies also affect mental health
If you suffer from respiratory allergies such as hayfever I'm sure you know that symptoms aren't limited to the obvious sneezing, itching, runny nose and watering eyes. Of course these are very annoying and often distressing but what those who don't have allergies don't realise is that mood disturbances such as depression, irritability and insomnia are also a common result of allergic reactions and can be equally or more distressing than the obvious allergy symptoms.
The Challenge of Flying with Environmental Illness
Having just returned from a trip overseas at Christmas, which involved a total of four long flights, I thought I would write about the considerable challenge that flying poses for those suffering from environmental illness.
I'm sure most people would agree that travelling by air in itself is a stressful experience. There's checking-in with the long lines and security interrogation and then there's the waiting around before it's time to board the plane.
Could Mold be Causing your Health Problems?
I was watching an episode of 'King of the Hill' the other day in which the Hill family were told they had a mold problem in their home. While the episode was very funny (as always!) it put across the message that mold isn't something that needs to be taken seriously and that anyone suggesting your house has a mold problem is a conman. This attitude is very widespread with the public and even many healthcare providers often dismiss the possibility of mold being at the root of health issues. Unfortunately mold in reality can be the cause of
Allergies: Could your Christmas tree be a trigger?
With the holiday season rapidly approaching most of us will be thinking about getting a Christmas tree to bring the festive spirit into our homes. The trees are a source of joy for most but what about people who suffer from allergies?