Class Health

Allergies: Answers at your Fingertips

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    ISBN: 9781859591475

Dr Joanne Clough

Allergies are on the rise, both in adults and children. One person in every three has a medical condition caused by or associated with allergy. Despite this worrying increase, it is still difficult to get accurate and helpful information on how to deal with allergies and reduce your worries. Until now. Allergies: Answers at your fingertips answers over 330 questions about all types of allergy: how and why they happen, what the common triggers are and how to control your allergy symptoms effectively.

This book gives you:

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Table of Contents 

Part 1 Introduction
Part 2 How to use this book
Part 3 What is allergy?
Part 4 Asthma
Part 5 Skin allergies
Part 6 Hay fever
Part 7 Food allergies
Part 8 Anaphylaxis
Part 9 Allergies at work
Part 10 Living with allergies
Part 11 Allergen avoidance
Part 12 Complementary therapies
Part 13 The future

"This excellent book is a treasure trove for allergy sufferers"
Muriel Simmons, Chief Executive, Allergy UK 

"The small (even silly) questions you have answered are often the ones that can cause the most stress and are impossible to get answered by the medical profession."
Mrs Calla Fleischer, London

For further information about allergies, please visit the Allergy UK website at

About the Author
Dr Joanne Clough DM, FRCA, MRCP, FRCPCH is a paediatric physician specialising in asthma and allergic diseases. She was formerly a Senior Lecturer at the University of Southampton and a Consultant at Southampton General Hospital. She is a fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, a member of the Royal College of Physicians and a member of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
She now works as a medial adviser, and has advised on several Class Health books including food allergies. 

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