Allergy UK

If socialising inside isn't an option, these hay fever hacks may help.
Check expiry dates, re-order prescriptions early and be extra cautious around food.
Summer is here and the dreaded headlines have started already. Just a few weeks ago the newspaper headlines screamed: 'SUPER ALLERGIES to hit Britain this summer hitting a record one in four sufferers'. Over 150 million people have allergies in Europe making it the most common chronic disease.
So how is it that the food we eat can have such a significant impact on our mood?
Until recently, I thought that patch tests - when a hairdresser tests a dye on a small patch of your skin, at least 48 hours before you dye your hair, in order to check for reactions - were an urban myth.