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Allergies & Asthma
Allergies and asthma are the most prevalent of all chronic diseases. They affect millions of people every day. Although some allergies are more dangerous than others, allergies and asthma pose challenges to anyone who must deal with them. (The Allergy/Asthma Information Association)
This clearly written, readable book offers the latest medical knowledge and practical tips on what asthma is and what you can do to treat it effectively. Featuring "insider" advice from an asthma patient, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this disease.
Allergy-free Cookbook  (641.56318 SHE)
Allergy-free recipes using "no eggs, no dairy, no nuts, no gluten."
Dr Berkowitz is an asthmatic as well as a physician. Changing his lifestyle enabled him to return to health and he shares these changes with you.
Local Organizations
Anaphylaxis Canada
Toronto M2J 5B4
Phone: 416.785.5666
The Lung Association
Toronto M5A 4L3
Phone: 416.864.9911
a guide to help teen's cope with allergic reactions and asthmatic attacks.
Food Allergy Survival Guide  (616.9750654 Mel)
Living well without dairy, eggs, fish, gluten, peanuts, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, wheat, yeast and more.
a leading clinician reveals his discovery that four common childhood disorders may share the same underlying causes, and offers a plan to reverse the symptoms of all four.
Parents of asthmatic children often feel helpless in the midst of a severe attack. Written in a warm, reassuring tone, this resource offers helpful advice on creating a safe, allergen-free environment, recognizing warning signs, reducing the intensity of attacks, and reviews the various diagnostic procedures, medications, and treatment options available.
Great information in this book. This book is not just for those looking for relief from a specific ailment but should be on everyone's reading list.
Everything you need to know about medicines, allergies, food, and exercise to breathe more easily every day.
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