Asthma & allergies advice

If you’re worried about asthma, asthma symptoms and looking for advice on inhalers, relievers, and preventers, we’re here for you. We’ve got top tips on managing asthma, being aware of your triggers and correct inhaler use. We’ve also got support and advice for people with allergies such as hay fever. Take a look at our clinicians’ advice on hay fever tablets, getting ready for allergy season and different types of allergies and intolerances.  

If you’re worried about asthma, asthma symptoms and looking for advice on inhalers, relievers, and preventers, we’re here for you. We’ve got top tips on managing asthma, being aware of your triggers and correct inhaler use. We’ve also got support and advice for people with allergies such as hay fever. Take a look at our clinicians’ advice on hay fever tablets, getting ready for allergy season and different types of allergies and intolerances.  

Asthma advice

Allergy advice

  • Green grass
    Green grass

    Allergy information

    An allergy is the reaction of the body’s immune system to substances such as pollen, food and dust mites. Read more

  • Box of tablets
    Box of tablets

    Hay fever tablets

    While there is no cure, symptoms can often be alleviated by hay fever tablets, nasal sprays, or prescription-only tablets such as Telfast. Read more

  • Person blowing nose
    Person blowing nose

    Allergic rhinitis

    Hay fever is in fact a type of allergic rhinitis. Allergic rhinitis is a very common condition, estimated to affect around 1 in 5 people in the UK. Read more. 

  • Allergy and intolerance signs
    Allergy and intolerance signs

    Allergies vs intolerances

    We hear a lot about allergies and intolerances, but what is the difference in being intolerant or allergic to a certain food? Read more

  • Grass and flowers
    Grass and flowers

    Different causes of hay fever

    If you have hay fever, you’ll know that it’s caused by an allergy to pollen, but you might not know what type of pollen it is. Read more

  • Allergy test
    Allergy test

    Allergy testing

    If you think you might have an allergy, you can get referred to an allergy clinic, where they will perform a variety of different tests. Read more

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