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Concern over rise in allergies



If you suffer from an allergy, chances are it could be something in your house that is triggering it. Each room has potential hazards, from curtains and carpets to shelves and saucepans.

Click on the room names below to hear from experts as they explain where allergens are found and how you can minimise their impact.

LOUNGE
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Architectural expert Sterling Howieson on the allergy hazards found in modern houses

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BEDROOM
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Allergy nurse Sherleen Cuthbert finds the pests lurking in the bedroom and advises on how to control them

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BATHROOM
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Beauty products, damp bath mats and cleaning chemicals - Allergy UK's John Collard on how to clean-up your bathroom

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KITCHEN
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Tanya Wright, hospital nutritionist and cook book author, on how to eat what you want without risking an allergy attack

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