256 Pages, Paperback.
Powerful Information You Need To Prevent Or Live With Asthma--A Reversible And Controllable Disease Asthma affects nearly fifteen million Americans. It is the cause of nearly three million lost workdays; the most common chronic disease among children, asthma is the leading cause of absenteeism from American schools--and even potentially deadly. Asthma: Questions You Have...Answers You Need gives you a clear understanding of this disease and provides the most up-to-date information on how to prevent and control it.
This book answers hundreds of essential questions, including: What are asthma's common and distinctive symptoms? What are the latest tests and treatments? How does stress affect asthma? Is there a genetic factor? What are the key asthma triggers and how do you avoid them? How do exercise, foods, and weather affect asthma? When does an asthma attack require a trip to the emergency room? What kind of doctor can best treat asthma? And Much, Much More!