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Asthma: The Complete Guide to Integrative Therapies

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A comprehensive program to help asthma sufferers identify their triggers, make changes in their environment, diet, and lifestyle, and reduce their dependence on drugs.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Evaluates the full range of therapies, including acupuncture, herbalism, massage, yoga, and breathing exercises, as well as standard pharmaceuticals. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; By the authors of the bestselling andlt;iandgt;Food Allergies and Food Intoleranceandlt;/iandgt;. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Provides special advice for parents with asthmatic children. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Almost everyone with asthma could be feeling better and using fewer drugs; this book shows you how. Internationally recognized authorities on allergies and asthma, Dr. Jonathan Brostoff and Linda Gamlin provide a comprehensive step-by-step program to help you identify your personal asthma triggers and make changes in your environment, diet, and lifestyle that can reduce your exposure to allergens and your need for drugs. The authors have examined the most up-to-date research to offer a critical survey of the full range of asthma therapies, from alternatives such as acupuncture, herbalism, yoga, and breathing exercises to the commonly prescribed pharmaceuticals. Expectant mothers and fathers with asthma will appreciate the information on how to reduce the risk of their unborn child acquiring the disease, and parents will find advice that can help their asthmatic children lead happier, healthier lives.

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This comprehensive program is designed to help asthma sufferers identify their triggers, make changes in their environment, diet, and lifestyle, and reduce their dependence on drugs. Illustrations.

Synopsis:

A comprehensive program to help asthma sufferers identify their triggers, make changes in their environment, diet, and lifestyle, and reduce their dependence on drugs. x Evaluates the full range of therapies, including acupuncture, herbalism, massage, yoga, and breathing exercises, as well as standard pharmaceuticals. x By the authors of the bestselling Food Allergies and Food Intolerance. x Provides special advice for parents with asthmatic children. Almost everyone with asthma could be feeling better and using fewer drugs; this book shows you how. Internationally recognized authorities on allergies and asthma, Dr. Jonathan Brostoff and Linda Gamlin provide a comprehensive step-by-step program to help you identify your personal asthma triggers and make changes in your environment, diet, and lifestyle that can reduce your exposure to allergens and your need for drugs. The authors have examined the most up-to-date research to offer a critical survey of the full range of asthma therapies, from alternatives such as acupuncture, herbalism, yoga, and breathing exercises to the commonly prescribed pharmaceuticals. Expectant mothers and fathers with asthma will appreciate the information on how to reduce the risk of their unborn child acquiring the disease, and parents will find advice that can help their asthmatic children lead happier, healthier lives.

About the Author

Dr. Jonathan Brostoff is Honorary Consulting Physician and Professor of Allergy and Environmental Health at University College London Medical School. He lives in London. Formerly a biochemist, Linda Gamlin now works as a counselor and writer. An acknowledged expert on allergic diseases, she specializes in writing about evolutionary biology, the immune system, integrative medicine, and other health matters. She resides in Cambridge, England.

Table of Contents

andlt;bandgt;Asthmaandlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;The Complete Guide to Integrative Therapiesandlt;/iandgt; andlt;BRandgt;1. How this book can help you andlt;BRandgt;2. Basic information andlt;BRandgt;3. Asthma attacks - what to do andlt;BRandgt;4. Understanding your symptoms andlt;BRandgt;5. The asthma epidemic - and how to beat it andlt;BRandgt;6. Allergies andlt;BRandgt;7. The air we breath andlt;BRandgt;8. Diseases and drugs that make asthma worse andlt;BRandgt;9. Special situations andlt;BRandgt;10. Getting medical help andlt;BRandgt;11. Drug treatment andlt;BRandgt;12. Alternative medicine andlt;BRandgt;Appendix 1andnbsp; Useful addresses andlt;BRandgt;Appendix 2andnbsp; Allergen particles - the range of sizes andlt;BRandgt;Appendix 3andnbsp; Products for those with asthma andlt;BRandgt;Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780892819324
Author:
Brostoff, Jonathan
Author:
Gamlin, Linda
Author:
Brostoff, M.D., Jonathan
Author:
Brostoff, M. D.
Author:
Jonathan Brostoff, M.D.
Publisher:
Healing Arts Press
Location:
Rochester, Vt.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Health
Subject:
Alternative Therapies
Subject:
Diseases - Respiratory
Subject:
Asthma
Subject:
Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine
Subject:
Alternative treatment
Subject:
Asthma -- Alternative treatment. .
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Illnesses
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st U.S. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
H-
Publication Date:
20000931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
30 bandamp;w illustrations
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.3 in 24.85 oz

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"Synopsis" by , A comprehensive program to help asthma sufferers identify their triggers, make changes in their environment, diet, and lifestyle, and reduce their dependence on drugs. x Evaluates the full range of therapies, including acupuncture, herbalism, massage, yoga, and breathing exercises, as well as standard pharmaceuticals. x By the authors of the bestselling Food Allergies and Food Intolerance. x Provides special advice for parents with asthmatic children. Almost everyone with asthma could be feeling better and using fewer drugs; this book shows you how. Internationally recognized authorities on allergies and asthma, Dr. Jonathan Brostoff and Linda Gamlin provide a comprehensive step-by-step program to help you identify your personal asthma triggers and make changes in your environment, diet, and lifestyle that can reduce your exposure to allergens and your need for drugs. The authors have examined the most up-to-date research to offer a critical survey of the full range of asthma therapies, from alternatives such as acupuncture, herbalism, yoga, and breathing exercises to the commonly prescribed pharmaceuticals. Expectant mothers and fathers with asthma will appreciate the information on how to reduce the risk of their unborn child acquiring the disease, and parents will find advice that can help their asthmatic children lead happier, healthier lives.
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