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Author Sears, Robert W., author.
Title The allergy book : solving your family's nasal allergies, asthma, food sensitivities, and related health and behavioral problems / Robert W. Sears, MD, FAAP, and William Sears, MD, FRCP.
Pub Info New York, NY : Little, Brown & Company, 2015.
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Edition First edition.
Descript xviii, 332 pages ; 21 cm
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Note Includes index.
Contents The fascinating world of allergy and immunology -- Allergy testing -- Nasal and eye allergies -- Asthma -- Eczema -- Food allergies and sensitivities : overview of symptoms and testing -- Milk allergy and sensitivity -- Wheat and gluten allergy and sensitivity -- Other food allergies : peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, eggs, soy, corn, and chemical additives -- Other food allergy and sensitivity syndromes (EoE, FPIES, Histamine intolerance, GERD, Fructose malabsorption, and colic) -- Anaphylaxis : from mild hives to life-threatening allergic reactions -- Insect sting allergies -- Eliminating inhalant allergens : dust, mold, pollen, pets, and allergy shots -- Our prescription for optimum immune health : healing and preventing allergic disorders.
Summary Allergies are one of the most common ailments, causing children to miss school and parents to miss work. Left untreated or unresolved, stuffy noses, itchy skin, and irritated bellies can lead to chronic asthma, eczema, inflammatory bowel disease, and neurological disorders. Today's parents don't just want to treat their family's allergy symptoms, they want to eliminate allergies and prevent chronic and long-term health complications. Doctors Robert and William Sears present a science-based approach that has helped alleviate allergies in many of their patients, providing a plan not only for treatment, but also for prevention. A family-friendly resource, The Allergy Book offers all the reassurance and accessible, practical advice that parents need to resolve their children's allergies, now and throughout their lives.
Subject Allergy in children -- Treatment.
Allergy in children -- Prevention.
Add Author Sears, William, 1939- author.
ISBN 9780316324809 (paperback) : $16.00
0316324809 (paperback)
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