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Allergies in children (Part one)

Parents or guardians who want to inform themselves about allergies in their child can be confident in the knowledge there are ways to treat them. However, what about getting the best advice and assistance? Well, senior consultant paediatrician Dr Basheer Peer-Mohamed has put together a comprehensive, two-part, guide about allergies in children. Part one covers types, causes and symptoms. Read on to find out more.

Preventing allergies in pregnancy: fish oil and probiotics

It is well known that nutrition plays a huge part in the healthy development of a child. However, did you know that if you're pregnant, you may actually be able to prevent the risk of allergies in your children by what you choose to eat. We spoke with Dr Robert Boyle to discuss paediatric allergies and why vitamin D may help. Find out everything you need to know in this latest article.

Hay fever in children: what symptoms should a parent look out for?

How do you know if your child is developing hay fever? The symptoms can often be confused with other conditions, so it's important to understand this allergy to know how to properly treat it. So, we spoke to Professor George Du Toit, a leading consultant paediatric allergist, to understand the symptoms of hay fever in children better and when exactly a parent should take their child to see a specialist.

Food allergy testing in children with eczema: is it useful?

Children with severe eczema are very likely to develop food allergies. Whilst these children benefit from removing certain foods from their diet, it certainly isn't the case across the board for older children or those with mild symptoms of the skin condition. Read more from our expert paediatric allergist Dr Robert Boyle as to whether food allergy testing in children with eczema is beneficial or not.

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