Allergies and Asthma for DummiesBook - 2000
If you suffer from some type of allergic condition and/or asthma, this complete, down-to-earth guide can be your first big step toward feeling better than you've felt in years. Drawing on his more than twenty years of professional experience, nationally recognized allergy and asthma expert Dr. William E. Berger fills you in on what you need to know to:Understand allergies and asthma Relieve hay fever symptoms safely Control adult and childhood asthma Deal with allergic skin conditions Cope with food, drug, and insect sting reactions Allergy proof your home
Allergies and Asthma For Dummies is packed with useful information and easy-to-follow action-steps you can put to work immediately. Dr. Berger clears up common myths about allergies and asthma and makes some of the most difficult medical mechanisms understandable for the rest of us. With wit and compassion, he answers all your questions about:How the immune system works and what causes allergies and asthma All known types of allergic conditions and how to recognize them Hay fever, its triggers, prevention and treatments Asthma, what it is, how you get it, and the best ways to manage it Allergic eczema, contact dermatitis, hives, swelling, and other allergic skin conditions Food, drug, and insect sting reactions and how to recognize, prevent, and treat them
With up-to-the-minute advice and guidance on prevention, treatment, and management, Allergies and Asthma For Dummies is just what you need to find relief from what ails you.