It seems every second person these days is going gluten free in the hope that it alleviates various digestive upsets such as bloating, wind, reflux and even irritable bowel syndrome. Gluten intolerance is certainly on the rise and it is generally accepted that this is due to the way foods that contain the tough,, Read More

Someone asked me to comment on theories around the rise of childhood allergies. The immune system is extremely complex consisting of an array of different types of white blood cells such as natural killer cells, neutrophils, macrophages, B lymphocytes and T lymphocytes. The T lymphocytes can be further classified into T helper 1 cells, Read More

Spring can be a wonderful time with the weather starting to warm, the smell of jasmine in the air and lighter, longer days. But if you are one of those unfortunate people that suffer from seasonal allergies; hayfever, sinusitis, even hives, September marks the start of a season of hell. Itching, watery eyes, sneezing, Read More