How To Live Comfortably With Asthma

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This book is an overview of asthma a disease that afflicts millions of people worldwide. Topics include - What asthma is, how doctors diagnosed asthma, how the various symptoms, such as shortness of breath, wheezing and tightness in the chest, manifest themselves in different individuals. A large portion of the book is devoted to a lengthy and highly useful discussion of what it is, the current therapies available, coping techniques, asthma resources, as well as the pros and cons of specific medications. Other ...
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Overview

This book is an overview of asthma a disease that afflicts millions of people worldwide. Topics include - What asthma is, how doctors diagnosed asthma, how the various symptoms, such as shortness of breath, wheezing and tightness in the chest, manifest themselves in different individuals. A large portion of the book is devoted to a lengthy and highly useful discussion of what it is, the current therapies available, coping techniques, asthma resources, as well as the pros and cons of specific medications. Other topics in this book include alternative and complementary therapies, the early warning signs of asthma and asthma attacks. Most important the book goes into detail about triggers and how to avoid them. The book also discusses other important topics such as, asthma caused by allergens and environmental pollutants. These topics are identified, along with suggestions for avoiding or alleviating them.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780557074303
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • Publication date: 6/17/2009
  • Pages: 206
  • Product dimensions: 0.47 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Stacey Chillemi graduated from Richard Stockton College in Pomona, New Jersey, majoring in marketing and advertisement. In the mid-nineties while in college, she began her first book, Epilepsy: You're Not Alone. It was published six years later. Before and after graduation in 1996, she worked in New York City for NBC. Since the birth of her children, she has been a freelance journalist. She has written features for journals and newspapers. Her articles have appeared in dozens of newspapers and magazines in North America and abroad. She won an award from the Epilepsy Foundation of America in 2002 for her help and dedication to people with epilepsy.
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Table of Contents

Introduction Section One - Learning the Basics

1. The Facts About Asthma?

2. What Causes Asthma?

3. Can You Get Asthma As An Adult?

4. What Are The Symptoms of Asthma for Adults & Children?

5. Diagnosing Asthma

6. What Is An Asthma Attack?

7. How Widespread Is Asthma In Children?

8. Why Are So Many Kids Getting Asthma?

9. How Is Asthma In Children Diagnosed?

10. How Is Asthma In Children Treated?

11. How To Treat & Care For Your Asthma

12. Caring For Asthma Yourself

Section Two - Learning to How Healthy Living Can Help Your Asthma

13. Can Your Diet Affect Your Asthma Condition?

14. The Holistic Approach To Treating An Asthma Condition

15. Asthma & Exercise Section Three - How Your Home Affects Your Asthma

16. Why Are So Many People Being Diagnosed With Asthma?

17. Why People Need To Clean With Natural Cleaning Products

18. Asthma Proofing Your Home

19. Asthma & Dust - The Relation Between the Two

Section Four - Coping with Asthma Emotionally

20. Stress & Asthma

21. Mediation & Asthma

22. Helpful Techniques To Deal With Your Stress

Section Five - Resources: Asthma Support Groups and Organizations

23. Worldwide Resources for Asthma

About the Author

References

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 14, 2010

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    Great Book

    Great information, great advice. I reccommend this book for family members or anyone who suffers from asthma.

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