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AD: Why you should test for allergies

Living with allergies can be a miserable experience for not only the sufferer but for the families around them. Allergies are very common and are thought to affect more than 1 in 4 people in the UK at some point in their lives and we are fast approaching the season for one of the most common allergies – hay fever, which is a reaction to grass or tree pollen. Many people suffer from these allergies without actually knowing what is causing them, which can make them difficult to avoid and find the right treatment for them. What is an allergy? An …

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Vax Air Purifier

Combating Allergies with the Vax Pure Air 300 Air Purifier

Living with allergies can be a miserable experience for not only the sufferer but for the families around them. Sufferers symptoms include itchy, sore or watery eyes, sneezing, stuffy nose, coughing and wheezing and treatments include antihistamines, nasal corticosteroids and decongestants. We find that the allergies are worse at night and are often woken by coughing and sneezing and have to top up the medication that eases the symptoms. Did you know that Dust mites are the most common trigger of year-round allergies and asthma and it is impossible to rid your home entirely of these creatures as they thrive in …

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