'I was like a balloon': Amanda Barrie on the mystery allergy that could kill her

'I was like a balloon': Amanda Barrie on the mystery allergy that could kill her
 

"It blew up in the middle of the night," she says. "I was like a balloon." Her throat was swollen and she was struggling for breath until medics administered powerful antihistamines to counteract the extreme reaction.
"It was really terrifying," says Amanda, who recently accrued a new legion of fans during her memorable stint in the Celebrity Big Brother house. Even more frightening is the fact that she is still not certain what triggered her anaphylaxis.
The condition is most commonly associated with extreme nut allergies but in 50 per cent of cases the... read more

 
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