The woman who's allergic to real life
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Mast cell activation disorder: The woman allergic to life

Barbara Ward suffers from a rare condition called mast cell activation disorder, which affects one in every 230 million people and has no cure.

She also has aquagenic urticaria, which means that taking a bath or having a drink of water can send her into anaphylactic shock.

Barbara helps create safe spaces for people suffering from anxiety and depression in Hartlepool.

  • 19 Jun 2018