Please note, our office and clinics will be closed from 25th December to 1st January. Our normal working hours will resume on 2nd January. In the meantime, the team at Allergy London wishes you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy New Year.
House dust mite is one of the most important causes of allergic sensitisation in the UK. The allergy is caused by proteins in the mite faeces rather than the mites themselves. These allergen proteins can trigger immune responses in the airways and skin, resulting in asthma, rhinitis (nasal) and eczema symptoms. Sensitisation to the allergen […]
This week Dr Adam Fox was delighted and honoured to be presented with a certificate of excellence from Doctify, in recognition of his ‘Excellent Patient Experience’. Doctify is one of the UK’s most innovative and pioneering health platforms, providing a solution for millions of patients looking to search, compare and book leading medical specialists online. “Dr […]
This spring and summer have seen some of the highest recorded levels of pollen in living memory. The snow in March delayed the start of the tree pollen season which then resulted in a number of different trees pollinating at the same time, something that the Sunday Times described as a “pollen bomb”. Inevitably, the […]
Every summer I often find I am chatting with parents of my food allergic patients about their anxieties around summer holidays with sometimes exotic trips planned to far-flung places. Inevitably this raises all sorts of issues around eating safely when overseas. It is perhaps a positive reflection on how good food labelling legislation has been […]
With the remarkably high pollen counts this year, hay fever seems to be more of a problem than ever. Whilst many suffer only mild symptoms, for an important minority, the impact on quality of life can be very significant, despite good advice about taking antihistamines and nasal sprays. For those patients whose symptoms remain troublesome, […]
One of the most common questions that I get asked in clinic is “what can we do to reduce the risk of food allergies developing?”. This is particularly common amongst mothers who already have one child with food allergy and are very keen to reduce the risk of this happening again with their next. It […]
Welcome to the Allergy London’s first blog where we look forward to share our knowledge, thoughts and ideas about allergies. Over the past the past 40 years we have seen a dramatic rise in allergic diseases such as asthma, eczema and hayfever, particularly in the western world. Along with this ‘allergy epidemic’ has come an […]