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Allergy Testing Will Make Your Life Better

The World Asthma Organisation estimates that asthma alone is responsible for 250,000 deaths a year. That is one single allergy and, with many more allergens known to exist, this is just a drop in the ocean of risk associated with an undiagnosed allergy. Allergy...

A History Of Wheat

Until recently, records suggested we’ve been cultivating wheat for food since around 9600 BC, so its fair to say that humans and wheat go way back. But a group of archaeologists have recently discovered evidence of the first production of bread which puts our use of...

What is allergen immunotherapy?

Allergen immunotherapy, which is also known as desensitization therapy is a relatively new approach to treating allergic reactions. It is based on the gradual exposure of the immune systems to low doses of the allergen that is causing the allergic symptoms. Multiple...

Asthma

Asthma is one of the most common pulmonary diseases worldwide; it is the most common chronic disease in children, and it affects around 235 million people globally. It is described as an inflammatory condition that causes airway obstruction and difficulty breathing....

Contact Dermatitis

Many people experience contact dermatitis at some point in their lives. This is because a simple touch of a chemical or a substance that your immune system deems harmful can trigger the inflammatory response. While contact dermatitis rarely presents with severe...

What is Allergic Rhinitis?

Allergic rhinitis (AR) is caused by a hypersensitive immune system in response to different allergens; the most common allergen that causes AR is pollen. It is estimated to affect 10-30% of the world’s population, and according to the National Health Service, 1 in 5...

What is lactose intolerance?

Lactose intolerance is the most common enzyme deficiency in the world; it is caused by reduced levels of the enzyme lactase, which is typically found in the intestinal wall. Lactase is responsible for the breakdown of lactose, the latter being the primary carbohydrate...

What is an allergy?

Every day, your immune system faces thousands of harmful pathogens that try to wreak havoc on your body. This system is so sophisticated that it kept us alive until today; however, it’s not perfect! Sometimes, your immune system might consider a foreign substance to...

What is allergy testing?

What is allergy testing? Experiencing symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes, and blocked sinuses can be a sign that you have an allergy. Allergy is caused by a hyperactive immune system that overreacts to harmless substances, resulting in inflammation that...

 

The most up-to-date test

Global Testing Labs are excited to offer the most accurate blood tests currently available with our new range of blood spot tests.

These home-test kits are easy to administer and give you a report on your allergies and intolerances. Take a test, change your diet, feel great.