Asthma For Dummies

Asthma For Dummies

by William E. Berger, Jackie Joyner-Kersee
     
 

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"Every person with asthma or allergies should own this book!"
Nancy Sander, President, Allergy and Asthma Network/Mothers of Asthmatics

Features up-to-date coverage of childhood asthma

Identify your triggers and manage your asthma long-term

Anxious about asthma? You can breathe easy with this plain-English guide, which clearly

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"Every person with asthma or allergies should own this book!"
Nancy Sander, President, Allergy and Asthma Network/Mothers of Asthmatics

Features up-to-date coverage of childhood asthma

Identify your triggers and manage your asthma long-term

Anxious about asthma? You can breathe easy with this plain-English guide, which clearly explains the diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment of the disease. You’ll find useful information on the relationship between allergies and asthma, exercise’s link to asthma, asthma during pregnancy and in the elderly, and all the latest medications.

Praise for Asthma For Dummies

"A must read for anyone who suffers or knows someone who suffers from asthma. Asthma doesn't mean you have to sit on the sidelines. You can even become an NFL running back!"
Jerome Bettis, Running Back

"You can still achieve your life-long Olympic dreams even with asthma."
—Al Joyner, Olympic Champion, first American in 80 years to win the Gold Medal in the Triple Jump

"Take it from someone who knows what it’s like to carry a handful of inhalers. . . . This is a book to breathe by!"
Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy

Discover how to:

  • Use rescue medications
  • Allergy-proof your home
  • Deal with doctors and insurance
  • Handle food allergies
  • Avoid asthma complications
  • Find outside support

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“…books in this series are well known for theireasy-to-read and Asthma For Dummies is no exception.” (TheAirways Journal, March 2005)

“…you can breathe-easy with this plain-English guidewhich clearly explains the disease which affects so manypeople…” (Pride Magazine, July 2004)

“…an extremely helpful and comprehensive book– essential reading for anyone with Asthma…”(Irish Examiner, 4th June 2004)

“…an invaluable source of information for allsufferers…” (FT Newswire, 18 May 2004)

"This really is one of the most informative guides around."(Daily Mail, September 9, 2008)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118068991
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/09/2011
Series:
For Dummies Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
280,139
File size:
13 MB
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