Allergies and allergy related illness such as asthma and eczema have risen drastically in the last century in both the industrialized and developing world, changing the practice of medicine. The term allergy covers a wide range of illnesses and individuals will experience different degrees of symptoms, reactions and triggers that require varying treatments and medical supervision. Self-care, information and education are important aspects of allergy management. Here, the reader will find a range of articles on all aspects of this illness. These articles are for information purposes only, and are not intended to replace medical diagnosis and advice.