Jargon-free information, verified by medics, about living with a food allergy. From diagnosis, appointments and tests to managing daily life. There’s more in our SUPPORT section.
Hay fever and food allergies
What is the link between hay fever and food allergy and how can you manage the symptoms?
What is a Food Allergy?
There are an estimated two million people in the UK living with a diagnosed food allergy…
Symptoms of an allergic reaction
Identify the symptoms of an allergic reaction and how to recognise anaphylaxis.
Treating an Allergic Reaction
If someone is experiencing an allergic reaction, it’s important to treat them quickly to relieve the symptoms.
First hospital appointment
Your first allergy appointment; how to prepare, and skin-prick tests and blood tests explained.
FPIES is a rare type of food allergy that mostly affects babies and young children.
Anxiety and food allergies
Author and journalist Emma Amoscato shares her tips on managing anxiety when your child has a food allergy.
Travelling with food allergies
Travelling with food allergies might seem daunting but with some planning ahead it can be a great experience for the whole family.
Reporting an Allergic Reaction
Families have often asked us “where or how do I report an allergic reaction?”
Bullying and food allergies
How to support your child if they are being bullied because of their food allergies, including advice from Clinical Psychologist, Dr Karen Murphy.