Learn more about the most important forms of allergies and intolerances and what you can do.
House dust mite allergy
House dust mites are ubiquitous in homes and workplaces – with health consequences for many allergy sufferers.
Insect venom allergy
In addition to swelling and redness of the skin, bee and wasp stings can also cause general allergic reactions.
A food allergy is based on an immune reaction by the body to vegetable or animal proteins.
In food intolerance, the body does not form antibodies but reacts to a food with symptoms.
Sufferers react to one or more types of pollen, most often to grass. Typical symptoms are sneezing attacks, runny nose and streaming eyes.
Products containing latex, such as gloves, balloons or condoms, can produce allergic reactions and even cause a cross-reaction with foods.
Sensitisation to allergens from cats, dogs, horses and rodents are the most common. The allergens bind to dust particles.