UK Allergies Screen
Testing for Allergies:
Cod, Cow’s Milk, Egg White, Soya Bean, Peanut, Wheat, Grass, Cocksfoot, Meadow, Meadow Fescue, Rye, Timothy, Other, Cat Dander, Cladosporum Herbarum, Dog Dander, House Dust Mite, Latex
When you’re allergic to something but you’re not sure what, testing across a range of common UK allergens is a great place to start your search.
What is an allergy?
Your body mistakenly treats certain substances as a threat and releases antibodies that cause the reaction.
What is a UK allergen profile?
Certain allergens are more common in certain parts of the world. This test looks for a range of allergens commonly found in the UK.
What are the symptoms?
Typical symptoms range from sneezing and watering eyes to facial swelling, hives and, in worst cases, anaphylaxis.
How do I know if I have an allergy?
A simple blood test is all you need. Book yours now.
Did You Know?
Around 4 in 10 people in the UK are affected by allergies. But many are unsure or mistaken about what they’re allergic to.
Start your allergy search
Many people suspect they have an allergy. Some go years avoiding certain foods or other substances without ever knowing for sure precisely what their allergy is. And when you are allergic to two or more substances, pinpointing which ones to avoid can be a very lengthy exercise in trial and error.
The UK allergy profile test is a simple blood test designed to cover the most common allergens found in the UK, from fish, to milk, to nuts, pollens, dust and pet dander (dry flakes of skin). It’s important to remember that this test is for allergies, not intolerances. The effects of a food intolerance can be unpleasant. Whilst the effects of allergies can vary, in extreme cases, they can prove fatal.
What are the symptoms of an allergy?
Dust allergies typically result in watery eyes, a runny nose, sneezing, itching and sometimes shortness of breath.
A food allergy can affect many areas of the body, often at the same time. Symptoms can include:
- Wheezing and shortness of breath
- Persistent coughing
- A raised, red, itchy rash anywhere on the body (hives)
- Swelling around the face, particularly the eyes, lips, tongue and roof of the mouth
Severity of allergic reactions can vary. The most severe reaction, anaphylaxis, can be life threatening. If you experience shortness of breath, feel faint and have clammy skin and a racing heartbeat, dial 999.
How do I get tested?
Better2Know Your Body offers a simple blood test designed to check for a range of allergies commonly found in the UK, including:
- Cow’s Milk
- Egg White
- Soya Bean
- Meadow Fescue
- Cat Dander
- Cladosporum Herbarum
- Dog Dander
- House Dust Mite
Once you know what substances you are allergic to, you can avoid or treat the allergies with confidence.
To book your test contact Better2Know Your Body now on the number above or click the Book Now button below.