Trying to cope with allergies/intolerances can seem really hard. It can seem difficult to find information and you may feel isolated and alone. The good news is that there are now some wonderful associations and organizations who can give you help and support – including providing you with information, recommending books and other sources, and giving you details of doctors and practitioners who may be able to help you.
Simply click on any of the organizations below which interest you to find out more information and their contact details.
ACTION AGAINST ALLERGY
Action Against Allergy was established in 1978 to help those suffering from any kind of allergy.
ACTION FOR ME
Action for ME is the UK’s leading charity dedicated to improving the lives of people with ME.
A gateway to asthma, allergy and intolerance information on the web
The Allergy Alliance is an umbrella organization for 9 charities working in the field of allergy.
The Allergy Show provides current information for people with asthma, eczema, sensitive skin, hayfever, food intolerance and allergies.
Allergy UK is a national medical charity established to increase understanding and awareness of allergy and to provide funds and training, and to help people manage their allergies.
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ALLERGY ASTHMA & IMMUNOLOGY
A professional organization with patient information.
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS
Promotes professional awareness, while providing consumer information and a searchable database of members.
AMERICAN HEADACHE SOCIETY
The AHS is a professional society of health care providers dedicated to the study and treatment of headache and face pain.
AMERICAN HOLISTIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION
AHHA is a national clearing house for self-help resources promoting health and wellbeing.
AMERICAN HOLISTIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
The AHMA was founded in 1978 to unite licensed physicians who practice holistic medicine.
AAI is an Australian non profit organization that provides information, training and emotional support for sufferers.
The Anaphylaxis Campaign provides information on life-threatening allergic reactions to peanuts and many other foods.
ASTHMA AND ALLERGY FOUNDATION OF AMERICA
The AAFA is the leading patient organization for people with asthma and allergies.
ASTHMA FOUNDATIONS AUSTRALIA
Asthma Foundations Australia is an association of all the Asthma Foundations throughout Australia.
Asthma UK is the charity in the UK dedicated to improving the health and well-being of people with asthma.
AUSTRALASIAN SOCIETY OF CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY & ALLERGY
ASCIA is the peak professional body of Allergists and Clinical Immunologists in Australia and New Zealand
AUSTRALIAN NATURAL THERAPISTS ASSOCIATION
ANTA is a national association of recognised professional traditional medicine and natural therapy practitioners.
BRITISH HOLISTIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
The BHMA is an ssociation of healthcare professionals and practitioners and members of the public who want to adopt a more holistic system of healthcare.
BRITISH HOMEOPATHIC ASSOCIATION
High quality information on medical homeopathy for both the general public and healthcare professionals.
BRITISH INSTITUE FOR ALLERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL THERAPY
The British Institute was formed to bring together a group of therapists who practise a unique system of allergy diagnosis and treatment.
BRITISH SOCIETY FOR ECOLOGICAL MEDICINE
The British Society For Ecological Medicine promotes the study and practice of allergy, environmental and nutritional medicine.
CELIAC SPRUE ASSOCIATION
CSA is an organization dedicated to helping individuals with celiac disease (CD) and dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) and their families worldwide through research, education and support.
CFIDS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
The CFIDS Association of America is the nation’s leading charitable organization dedicated to conquering chronic fatigue and immune dysfunction syndrome.
COELIAC SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA
The Coeliac Society of Australia was formed to provide a forum to promote the national welfare and uniformity of purpose and objectives of the State Coeliac Societies throughout Australia.
Coeliac UK is the leading charity working for people with coeliac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis (DH).
CORE is the working name of the Digestive Disorders Foundation.
CROHN’S IN CHILDHOOD RESEARCH ASSOCIATION
CICRA is dedicated to creating a wider understanding of Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis in children and young adults.
ECZEMA ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALASIA
The Eczema Association of Australasia supports and educates eczema sufferers and carers, along with the wider community, in all aspects of eczema and its impact.
FOOD & CHEMICAL ALLERGY
The Food & Chemical Allergy Association was founded in 1976. Its purpose is to provide information on food allergy/intolerance and chemical sensitivity.
FOOD ALLERGY & ANAPHYLAXIS NETWORK
The FAAN is dedicated to bringing about a clearer understanding of the issues surrounding food allergies and providing helpful resources.
GENERAL COUNCIL AND REGISTER OF NATUROPATHS
Dating back to 1925, GCRN is the independent registering body for naturopaths in the UK.
GLUTEN INTOLERANCE GROUP OF NORTH AMERICA
GIG provides information, education and support to those with celiac disease/dermatitis hepetiformis, their families and health care professionals.
The Gut Trust is dedicated to supporting people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Headache Australia is the only organization in Australia that aims to support the more than 5 million Australians affected by headache and migraine.
HENRY SPINK FOUNDATION
The Henry Spink Foundation is an independent charity created to help families of children with severe disabilities of all kinds.
INSTITUTE FOR OPTIMUM NUTRITION
The Institute for Optimum Nutrition offers nutrition courses on nutrition and healthy living and an information-packed magazine on optimum nutrition and healthy.
IRRITABLE BOWEL INFORMATION & SUPPORT ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA
IBIS aims to assist people suffering from IBS and their families.
The ME Association provides information, support and practical advice for people who are affected by ME/CFS/PVFS.
MIGRAINE ACTION ASSOCIATION
The Migraine Action Association provides unbiased information on all aspects of migraine, its causes, diagnosis and treatment.
The Migraine Trust is the UK’s leading medical research and patient support charity for the condition.
MULTIPLE CHEMICAL SENSITIVITY
This site tries to help those who have multiple chemical sensitivity allergies.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR COLITIS AND CROHN’S DISEASE
The NACC has 30,000 members across the United Kingdom.
NATIONAL ASTHMA COUNCIL AUSTRALIA
A not-for-profit organisation working to improve health outcomes for people with asthma.
NATIONAL CANDIDA SOCIETY
The National Candida Society was set up to campaign for better education for doctors and better NHS support for sufferers of candida.
NATIONAL ECZEMA ASSOCIATION
The National Eczema Association improves the health and quality of life for individuals with eczema through research, support and education.
NATIONAL ECZEMA SOCIETY
The National Eczema Society is the only organisation in the UK and one of the most established organisations worldwide dedicated to the needs of people with eczema, dermatitis and sensitive skin.
OVERTON STUDIO TRUST
The Overton Studio Trust provides support for those with ME, CFS, PVS, CFIDS and FM.