Allergies & Hayfever
7 natural ways to beat hay fever

7 natural ways to beat hay fever

Anyone who suffers from hay fever will know that, as summer temperatures rise, so does the likelihood of those bothersome symptoms – a runny nose, sneezing and itchy eyes. In Australia, the period between August and March – the dry season in tropical areas – is especially difficult for people with hay fever. Don’t let this common […]

Allergic to Christmas?

Allergic to Christmas?

The festive season is a time for family, friends, food, gifts… and potential allergy flare-ups. Here are a few triggers, and ways to avoid them. From the decorated trees to the Christmas stockings, fragrant candles and incense, the holidays have the potential to quickly become considerably less cheerful for people suffering from allergies and asthma. And there’s research […]

Living with pet allergies

Living with pet allergies

For many pet lovers, living without an animal companion isn’t an option. But what if you’re allergic to your furry friend? Here’s some helpful hints for living with pet allergies. You may know that cats can cause allergic reactions. What you may not be aware of is that dogs, rats, mice, guinea pigs, rabbits, hamsters, birds, […]