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Asthma : Stop Suffering, Start Living - Eric E. Gershwin


Stop Suffering, Start Living

Paperback Published: 1st October 2001
ISBN: 9780738203980
Number Of Pages: 262

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With recommendations on what to do during an asthma attack, warning lists of foods and preservatives that can trigger them, and the latest information on drug treatments, home remedies, and alternative ways to control the disease, Asthma will help readers stop suffering and better cope with the daily challenges of their disease. Totally revised and updated, with sound advice for both adults and children, Asthma is one of the most comprehensive home health references available.

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Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introduction to the Third Editionp. 1
Understanding Your Asthma
What Is Asthma?p. 11
The Onset and Course of Asthmatic Diseasep. 26
Allergies and Asthmap. 39
Allergic Complications Associated with Asthmap. 46
Identifying the Cause of Asthmap. 65
Avoiding Asthma's Common and Uncommon Causes and Complications
Avoiding the Cause of Your Asthmap. 85
Diet and Asthmap. 106
Chemical and Occupational Asthmap. 121
Exercise, Sports, and the Asthmaticp. 131
Surgery, Anesthesia, and Asthmap. 140
Pregnancy and Asthmap. 146
Caring for Your Asthma
Self-Help for People with Asthmap. 157
Medical Carep. 171
The Use of Drugs to Prevent or Relieve Asthma Symptomsp. 183
Allergy Shots and Asthma Treatmentp. 199
The Treatment of Acute Asthmap. 208
Summer Camps and Care Programs for Asthmaticsp. 218
Traveling with Asthmap. 225
Home Remedies and Alternative Strategies in the Treatment of Asthmap. 232
Keeping Current with Asthma Carep. 245
Sources of Products for People with Asthmap. 249
Indexp. 251
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ISBN: 9780738203980
ISBN-10: 073820398X
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 262
Published: 1st October 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.06 x 18.34  x 2.11
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 3