More than twenty million people in America now suffer from asthma, and the numbers are continuing to rise. An asthmatic who almost died from an asthma attack, Geri Harrington shares her wisdom and knowledge with fellow sufferers to help them avoid a similar experience and learn to control their condition. In this unique, thoroughly researched, and comprehensive guide, she offers the most up-to-date information on the disease, its causes, and its treatment. Find out:
What to do if you think you have asthma
The role of the physician and medication, including inhalers--what works for you
Recognizing and dealing with asthma triggers--including stress and food
The truth about exercise and asthma--including breathing techniques
How to help the asthmatic child
How to manage your asthma now and in the years ahead
And much more.
The Asthma Self-Care Book comes complete with a list of commonly prescribed medications, information sources, affiliated associations, and a wealth of other pertinent information to help you understand and live with this chronic illness.
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For the millions of asthma sufferers--a complete and practical guide with the latest facts on causes and treatment.About the Author:
Geri Harrington is the author of numerous books, including The Health Insurance Fact and Answer Book, The Medicare Answer Book, and Never Too Old: A Complete Guide for the Over-FiftyAdult. She lives in Florida.
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 60165847
Book Description Harpercollins, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060165847
Book Description Harpercollins, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060165847