Allergies. Are you listening to your body?

“An allergic reaction is your body flagging up that it needs support, and the most effective way is to modulate the immune response of a sensitive system through natural means.”
Lisa Steel, Clinical Director
Optimal Health - Allergy Treatments

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Allergies. Are you listening to your body?

Over 44% of British adults suffer from at least one allergy

An allergic reaction is your system producing a symptom to alert you but are you listening to your body? The reaction occurs when the immune system overreacts to an otherwise harmless substance. The body’s immune system releases a type of mediator called an IgE immunoglobulin, and different cells in the body then release chemicals, such as histamine, which cause an allergic response. These symptoms most commonly affect the throat, lungs, nose, sinuses, ears, stomach, and skin.

Prepare Your Body in Advance of Your Allergy Symptoms

We offer Homeopathic Personalised Desensitisation Remedies to get to the root cause of “Hay” Fever. This works by giving minute amounts of your allergen energetically to induce immune tolerance and self-regulation of the allergy. There are no side effects.
Depending on the severity of your allergies, it is possible to reduce all symptoms in the first year and after 3 years, most allergies are well self-regulated, with very few or no symptoms being present

Start taking no later than the end of Feb if you have early Spring allergies such as tree pollen and by the end of April if you have issues with grass/hay/flower pollen.

For patients, we can make up a single or combination Personalised Desensitisation remedy from this list.
Flower Pollen, Grass Pollen, Timothy Grass Pollen, Sweet Vernal Grass Pollen, Alfalfa, Tree Pollens, Silver Birch Pollen, Golden Rod Pollen, Oak Pollen, Amaranthus Pollen, Hazel Tree, Yew Tree, Willow Tree, Ash Tree, Pine Tree, Dandelion Pollen, Rape Pollen

If you are not sure, then we can make up a Mixed Pollen (Tree & Grass) Desensitisation remedy.

As well as desensitising in advance, we recommend an Allergy Acute remedy containing allergy symptom support remedies and “Homeopathic Histamine” for use in your Hay Fever Season.

Food Allergies vs Intolerances

A food intolerance is different from a food allergy. Unlike a true allergy, food intolerances are not life-threatening but can cause an unpleasant reaction to food such as lactose and can cause symptoms such as skin rashes, stomach discomfort, and bloating. 

14 Food Allergens

These 14 foods have been identified as potential food allergens:

  • Gluten containing grains – wheat, rye, barley, oats, spelt, khorasan
  • Crustaceans – prawns, crabs, lobster, crayfish
  • Eggs
  • Fish
  • Peanuts
  • Soybeans
  • Milk
  • Nuts – almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, pine nuts, cashews, pecan nuts, Brazil nuts,
    pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts
  • Celery (including celeriac)
  • Mustard
  • Sesame
  • Sulphur dioxide/sulphites, where added and at a level above 10mg/kg or 10mg/L in the finished product. This can be used as a preservative in dried fruit (i.e. apricots, dates, prunes) and wine
  • Lupin – including lupin seeds and flour – can be found in different breads, pastries and pasta
  • Molluscs – oysters, squid, mussels, whelks and snails

Help to combat non-food allergies naturally

For dust mites, grass and tree pollen, animal dander, latex and mould we can provide homeopathic desensitisation for these allergens to registered patients.

We also help patient to self-regulate their reaction to medications, insect bites or stings, and air pollution/ toxins.

How Optimal Health Can Help

Hay Fever Help for Existing Patients – please email dispensary@optimal-healthgroup.com or call us on 03302236553.

For new patients, we recommend starting with an Initial Health Consultation for new patients. We connect via Zoom, listen clearly to your health concerns and priorities, ensure our philosophy meets your needs, and recommend the best starting point for an Optimal Health Treatment Pathway ©

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