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Allergy Reports

The following are a list of reports that have been produced on various aspects of allergy, all of which are free to download.

 

 

It's time to ACT on cows' milk allergy

ACT on CMA report

A report which highlighted that parents and doctors may be missing the signs when it comes to recognising cows' milk allergy (CMA)

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Allergy - Fighting Back

Dairy Intolerance Report

This report 'Allergy - Fighting Back' looks at the key issues that, over the years, have been highlighted by sufferers.  It explores whether services are improving for them, and what the allergy sufferer wants from the health services in the future.

It is not unreasonable to expect that a disease affecting almost half of the population to be taken seriously and recognised as the public health issue that it has become.

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The Disturbing Impact of Skin Allergy & Sensitivity in the UK

Dairy Intolerance Report

In the UK, skin problems are the most common reason for GP consultations.  The incidence of allergic diseases has trebled in the last 20 years and is predicted to affect half the population by 2015.  In March 2013, a survey was conducted by Allergy UK in order to discover the impact of skin allergy and sensitivity on sufferers.

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Dairy Intolerance - The Trend Towards Self-Diagnosis

Dairy Intolerance Report 

Allergy UK has found that thousands of people could be at risk of nutritional deficiency by diagnosing themselves as dairy intolerant. This report investigates how people are diagnosing their condition, where they seek advice on their symptoms and how they have changed their diet. It has highlighted the need for credible information and guidance from qualified health professionals for food intolerance.


Work Fever

Work Fever Report 

Allergy UK has widely publicised advice on dealing with indoor allergies. But what happens when we go to work? We have little control over our working environment, so what affect is this having on our health?

Allergy UK estimates that at least 5.7 million people could be allergic to their work place and this report examines why people are suffering, how they are suffering and what can be done to prevent this figure from rising.

 


National Allergy Week 2012 - Oral Allergy Syndrome

NAW Report 

The impact of hay fever  on everyday life is often unreported and understated. Hay fever sufferers are more likely to react to foods such as nuts and fruit due to another allergic condition, oral allergy syndrome. In this report, we highlight the impact of the rise in such allergic conditions, as well as the most common allergens which are causing misery for the nation.  

 


Indoor Allergy Week 2011 - The Rise of 'Home Fever'

This report centres on the prevalence of indoor allergies, conditions which, we as a charity have seen rise greatly in a short space of time. An out of season hay fever, dubbed as 'home fever', (Perennial Allergic Rhinitis) by Allergy UK is on the increase. The home is a sanctuary, somewhere we can escape to, but for so many it is actually the trigger of an allergy.This report outlines the results of an Allergy UK survey.


The Missing Link Report - supported by Dettol

Allergy UK warn hay fever sufferers that they are being unnecessarily put at risk of developing asthma in this latest report.


Indoor Allergy Report

We hope this report will highlight to sufferers that they also need to consider the allergens that their homes are harbouring and understand the key hotspots to look out for to reduce them, promoting the importance of good allergen management within the home.


Stolen Lives 7 - Food Allergy and Intolerance Report

Allergy UK has the results from the survey on Food Allergy and Intolerance which highlights how difficult it is to live with these conditions. The most simple of choices such as what to make for dinner or what to put in their child's packed lunch becomes a nightmare.


Stolen Lives 6 - The Impact of Allergic Rhinitis on People's Lives

Allergy UK has the results from the survey produced in the latest of the 'Stolen Lives' series supported by Sterimar that clearly show that many of the long held beliefs on hayfever are no longer proving to be the case. Hayfever has generally been regarded as starting in childhood, yet almost half of the respondents developed their symptoms as adults.


Blossom Report: The Impact of Allergy On Children's Lives

In late 2007 Allergy UK asked 10,000 families with allergic children to take part in our very first 'Blossom Survey'. With over 40% of children now suffering from allergy we wanted to know how allergy was impacting on their lives and the lives of their families.


Stolen Lives 5: Food Allergy and Food Intolerance Report

Allergy UK has produced the fifth edition of Stolen Lives, to reveal how food allergy and food intolerance sufferers lives' have been affected during the festive season. Recognising the need of sufferers, Allergy UK has established a specific division to help people with food intolerance.


Stolen Lives 4: Allergies & Asthma - July 2007

Holidays are usually the event that everyone looks forward to, yet calls to our helpline appeared to indicate that for people with asthma and allergies; holidays, in fact, present another series of challenges to be faced.


Stolen Lives 3 - January 2007

Holidays are usually the event that everyone looks forward to, yet calls to our helpline appeared to indicate that for people with asthma and allergies; holidays, in fact, present another series of challenges to be faced.


Night and Day Report - July 2005

This report is a fascinating insight into the serious and growing problem of allergic rhinitis and it reveals the true impact it has on every part of patient's lives and the urgent need to ensure that patients are receiving the best possible prolonged control for their symptoms.


Stolen Lives 2 - April 2005

A special report from Allergy UK on the impact of Asthma and Allergic Rhinitis on sufferer's lives and the hope for a better future.


Containing the Allergy Epidemic - September 2003

Summary and recommendations of a new report from the Royal College of Physicians; Allergy - the unmet need: a blueprint for better patient care.


Stolen Lives - The Allergy Report - May 2003

Summary and recommendations of a new report from the Royal College of Physicians; Allergy - the unmet need: a blueprint for better patient care.