"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