How Does a Home Allergy Test Work?

How Does a Home Allergy Test Work? Let’s take a look…

Do you suspect you possibly have an allergy to something? Do certain foods or situations or environments leave you with uncomfortable symptoms?

It is so important that we do not just tolerate discomfort but that we do what we can to get to the bottom of it.

It could be that you have an allergy that is undetected. It is certainly something worthwhile exploring.


How Does a Home Allergy Test Work?

How Does a Home Allergy Test Work?


Home allergy tests are amazing and can really help us to feel more in control of our health and well-being.

Of course you could head off to your doctors and insist on a blood  allergy test but, especially at the moment, you probably don’t want to be going anywhere near your GP unless something really serious is going on.

A home allergy test is a great thing to do to begin trying to work out if  any discomfort you are feeling as actually down to an allergy.


Possible indicators that you may have an allergy.

Possible indicators that you may have an allergy include swelling, irritated skin, watery eyes, headaches and more general feelings of bloating and discomfort. Don’t ignore these signs, they are clues from your body that something is not right and you need to take them seriously and get them investigated.

Do you think possibly you have an allergy? Does this resonate with you or one of your family members? If so it might be time to do a home allergy test.


How does a home test work?

The home allergy test is simple to use and can amazingly detect over 294 different allergens.  The test kit includes everything you need to take a small blood sample and send it off for for analysis all from the comfort of your own home.

The test results show the level of specific IgE in your blood.

IgE is an antibody produced by the immune system in connection with a reaction to protect us from outside intruders such as parasites.


How Does a Home Allergy Test Work?

How Does a Home Allergy Test Work?


Possible allergens might include the following:

  • Pollen
  • Pets
  • Mites
  • Insect stings
  • Moulds & yeasts
  • Foods
  • Other

The test can give an indication of your sensitisation to potential allergy triggers, called allergens, and armed with this information you can begin to look at eliminating the trigger from your diet/life/environment.

You can then go t oyour GP armed with this information for a full diagnosis.

You can read much more  about how allergy blood tests work here The science is incredible and for such a simple test the results are amazingly revealing.

It is so important to take care of yourself.


How Does a Home Allergy Test Work? is a collaborative post 



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