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Health & Fitness Allergies

The Complete Allergy Book

by (author) June Engel Ph.D

Key Porter Books
Initial publish date
Apr 1997
Allergies, General
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Apr 1997
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With detailed tables, sidebars and diagrams, this guide gives you the straight facts about a condition that affects 15% to 20% of North Americans. Every year people die from allergy triggered causes, including asthma. Many people with allergies don't seek medical help, yet if they understood more about their condition, they could obtain better relief and have greater control. June Engel begins with a general overview of allergic reactions, and then discusses the many aspects of these increasingly common ailments. Among her topics: The immune system and how it works How to diagnose allergies and track down triggers Medications and how to use them Treatments for childhood allergies New approaches to the management of asthma The particular problems of food, skin, drug and insect allergiesBIO:JUNE ENGEL, PHD, is a biochemist and award-winning medical writer who is regularly asked to comment on health and medical issues for television and radio. She has written several health books, including The Complete Canadian Health Guide and The Complete Breast Book. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.

About the author

June Engel, Ph.D., is a biochemist and editor of the Faculty of Medicine's award-winning newsletter Health News at the University of Toronto. She has written several health books, including The Complete Breast Book.

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