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Interview with Mark Rawden – CEO of MedicAlert

Interview with Mark Rawden - CEO of MedicAlert

Many people will have noticed someone wearing MedicAlert jewellery, but they probably don't realise the vital service this jewellery offers to those with a hidden medical condition or allergy.  Emergency personnel and healthcare professionals are trained to recognise MedicAlert emblems so that they can get you the right treatment at the right time.  Anyone with serious allergies will be only … [Read more...]

Allergy & Free From Show returns to NW

The Allergy & Free From Show returns to the North West this October… and as official show partners, Allergy Zone, are giving you the chance to attend for FREE! Here's a few words from The Allergy & Free From Show June’s London show was the biggest, busiest and best to date - visitors are still raving about it - and it has everyone excited about the show’s return to the North … [Read more...]

Interview With David Ware – Managing Director of Green’s Gluten Free Beers

David Ware - Managing Director & Owner of Green's Gluten Free Beers

David Ware has over 25 years experience in the brewing industry and is the Managing Director of Green's Gluten Free Beers.   Green's were established in the UK in 2004, and now export across Europe and North America, all of their beers have received European Gluten Free Accreditation. We put the following questions to David: Could you please tell us about your background and about your history … [Read more...]



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Symptoms of Coeliac Disease

Symptoms Of Coeliac Disease

  Are you one of the estimated half a million people in the UK who is completely unaware that they are living with coeliac disease? Coeliac disease is a serious autoimmune disease affecting 1% of the UK's population, yet one in eight sufferers go undiagnosed.  The average time for diagnosis is approx 13 years. Symptoms of Coeliac Disease  With a whole range of symptoms (mild to … [Read more...]

Coeliac Disease – What is it?

What is Coeliac Disease?

Coeliac Disease Coeliac Disease [pronounced see-liac] (and spelled as celiac in North America) is a serious autoimmune disease that affects one percent of the UK's population. Coeliac Disease isn't a food allergy or a simple food intolerance and is completely different from Wheat Allergy. If gluten is consumed (even the tiniest amount) by someone with coeliac disease, the immune system will … [Read more...]

Coeliac Awareness Week 2013

Coeliac Awareness Week 2013

One percent of the UK's population suffer from coeliac disease. Coeliac UK estimate that there are over half a million people in the UK who are completely unaware that they are living with coeliac disease; that's 1 in 8 sufferers going undiagnosed.  Are you one of them? The average time for diagnosis is 13 years, mainly due to the fact that coeliac disease isn't as widely recognised as it … [Read more...]

Can Local Honey Cure Allergies?

Does Local Honey cure Allergies? ay fever

Honey has a long, documented history of medicinal use and is considered to have miraculous healing properties.   There are many benefits attributed to honey, such as: immune boosting, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.  Honey also acts as a powerful antioxidant and is thought to contain carcinogen-preventing and anti-tumour properties. Historically, honey has been used topically to … [Read more...]

Top Tips For Surviving Pollen Allergies

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Winter is over and the sun is finally shining; the trees and flowers are in full bloom.  Sounds idyllic, but for hay fever and seasonal pollen allergy sufferers, this just marks the beginning of their misery and discomfort.  The last couple of years have been particularly arduous for hay fever sufferers. This year we've had a long and drawn out winter, and spring certainly hasn't sprung early. … [Read more...]