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"Authoritative, comprehensive." --Library Journal
"Logical and straightforward." --Harvard Women’s Health Watch
"[Dr. Adams] succeeds admirably." --Consumer Health Information Sourcebook
Written by an award-winning pulmonary specialist and one of New York magazine’s “Best Doctors in New York,” The Asthma Sourcebook explores the latest therapies, medications, diet and nutrition guidelines, and provides you with advice on living with this chronic disorder. This trusted source also examines the challenges of raising children with asthma; debunks commonly held beliefs about food, travel, and exercise; and pinpoints real asthma-causing allergens and how you can avoid them.
Francis V. Adams, M.D., is a pulmonary specialist in private practice and an assistant professor of clinical medicine at New York University. He has been named one of the best doctors in New York by New York magazine and is listed in Top Doctors: New York Metro Area by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. He is the author of The Breathing Disorders Sourcebook and Healing Through Empathy.
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Breathe a little easier, with help from the most trusted guide to living with asthma
The Asthma Sourcebook shows you how to recognize asthma symptoms and triggers, avoid asthma attacks, and determine the treatment that's best for you. Written by an award-winning doctor, this all-in-one sourcebook features the most comprehensive, up-to-date information available, including
How to avoid harmful allergens and asthmatic attacks
Effective new medications on the market
Treatment strategies and alternative therapies
Helpful lifestyle tips for adults and children
Special considerations, including pregnancy, exercise, and occupational asthma
And much more
With a newly expanded directory of medical resources, websites, and support groups, The Asthma Sourcebook is a breath of fresh air for anyone who wants to live a healthier, happier life.
"Authoritative, comprehensive."--Library Journal
"Logical and straightforward."--Harvard Women's Health Watch