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Don’t Let Your Allergies Ruin Pancake Day

Pancake Day is just around the corner but for those with food allergies and intolerances, it can make you feel excluded and difficult to accommodate for.

Pancakes ingredients

Traditional pancakes contain three main ingredients: flour, eggs and milk. These ingredients all have associated allergies and intolerances but there are alternatives available, so it can still be a fun day for children and adults alike.

Food allergies and intolerances are becoming more commonly known globally. New laws have just passed meaning that all restaurants and takeaways across Europe must now provide information about whether their foods contain any of the 14 main food allergies.

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Asthma Steroid Causes Anaphylaxis in Young Boy

Harry’s Story:

Young boy with medication allergies

After a terrifying ordeal, Denise from Southampton is now a passionate advocate of allergy alert wristbands.

The mother of one had a nightmare experience when her three-year-old son Harry suffered the shocking effects of a steroid administered in hospital.

Little Harry suffers from seasonal asthma and is in hospital about twice a year with the condition. On a routine visit two months ago Harry was put on a nebuliser – a machine that creates a mist of medicine that’s breathed in through a mask.

 

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