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Allergies sourcebook [electronic resource] : basic consumer health information about the immune system and allergic disorders, including rhinitis (hay fever), sinusitis, conjunctivitis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, and anaphylaxis, and allergy triggers such as pollen, mold, dust mites, animal dander, chemicals, foods and additives, and medications ; along with facts about allergy diagnosis and treatment, tips on avoiding triggers and preventing symptoms, a glossary of related terms, and directories of resources for additional help and information / edited by Amy L. Sutton
Detroit, Mich. : Omnigraphics, 2011
book jacket
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 Electronic Book  RC584 .A3443 2011    AVAIL. VIA WEB
Subject(s) Allergy -- Popular works
Physical Description 1 online resource (xviii, 579 p.) : ill
Note Description based on print version record
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents pt. 1. Introduction to allergies and the immune system -- pt. 2. Types of allergic reactions -- pt. 3. Foods and food additives that trigger allergic reactions -- pt. 4. Airborne, chemical, and other environmental allergy triggers -- pt. 5. Diagnosing and treating allergies -- pt. 6. Avoiding allergy triggers, preventing symptoms, and getting support -- pt. 7. Additional help and information
Summary Provides updated information about the causes, triggers, treatments, and prevalence of common allergic disorders, including rhinitis, sinusitis, conjunctivitis, allergic asthma, dermatitis, eczema, hives, and anaphylaxis
Series Health reference series
Gale virtual reference library
Alternate Author Sutton, Amy L., editor
Gale Group

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