Teen Health Series: Allergy Information for Teens

Editor: Maharaja, Siva Ganesh
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1593-3
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 8
Book Status: Available
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Allergy Information for Teens, Third Edition provides updated information about a wide variety of allergic reactions, including common symptoms, diagnostic tools, and prevention strategies. It recounts what is currently known about the causes of allergies and the role the immune system plays in their development.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part One: Allergy Overview
  • Chapter 1—Allergies: The Basic Facts
  • Chapter 2—The Immune System And Its Role In Allergies
  • Chapter 3—The Respiratory System And How It Works
  • Chapter 4—Cold, Flu, Or Allergy?
  • Chapter 5—When You Should See An Allergist
  • Chapter 6—Lung Function Tests For Breathing Problems
  • Chapter 7—Patch Tests For Allergies
  • Chapter 8—Allergy Blood Test
  • Chapter 9—Allergy Shots (Immunotherapy)
  • Chapter 10—Medications Used To Treat Allergic Symptoms
  • Chapter 11—Epinephrine Injections For Life-Threatening Allergic Reactions
  • Part Two: Allergy Symptoms And Complications
  • Chapter 12—Coughing And Sneezing
  • Chapter 13—Allergic Rhinitis
  • Chapter 14—Sinusitis
  • Chapter 15—Asthma And Allergies
  • Chapter 16—Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Chapter 17—Eye Allergies
  • Chapter 18—Contact Dermatitis And Latex Allergy
  • Chapter 19—Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Chapter 20—Urticaria (Hives)
  • Chapter 21—Anaphylaxis And Exercise-Induced Anaphylaxis
  • Chapter 22—Climate Change And Respiratory Allergies
  • Part Three: Food Allergies And Intolerances
  • Chapter 23—Food Allergies: What You Need To Know
  • Chapter 24—Food Allergy And Related Disorders
  • Chapter 25—Peanut And Tree Nut Allergies
  • Chapter 26—Wheat Allergy
  • Chapter 27—Soy Allergy
  • Chapter 28—Dark Chocolate And Milk Allergies
  • Chapter 29—Seafood Allergy
  • Chapter 30—Lactose Intolerance
  • Chapter 31—Egg Allergy
  • Chapter 32—Gluten Intolerance (Celiac Disease)
  • Chapter 33—Scombrotoxin (Histamine) Poisoning
  • Chapter 34—Sulfite Sensitivity
  • Part Four: Other Common Allergy Triggers
  • Chapter 35—Pollen Allergies
  • Chapter 36—Pet Allergies
  • Chapter 37—Allergies And Other Health Effects Of Mold
  • Chapter 38—Cockroach Allergy
  • Chapter 39—Dust Mites
  • Chapter 40—Smoking
  • Chapter 41—Sting Allergies
  • Chapter 42—Nickel Allergy
  • Chapter 43—Hair Dye Allergy
  • Chapter 44—Fragrance Allergy
  • Chapter 45—Lanolin Allergy
  • Chapter 46—Formaldehyde Allergy
  • Part Five: Managing Allergies In Daily Life
  • Chapter 47—When Breathing Becomes Bothersome
  • Chapter 48—How To Control Seasonal Allergies
  • Chapter 49—Managing Indoor Air Quality
  • Chapter 50—Asthma Management At School
  • Chapter 51—Using Cosmetics Safely
  • Chapter 52—Use Caution With Face Painting And Tattoos
  • Chapter 53—Nail Care Product Safety
  • Chapter 54—Skin Care Concerns For People With Eczema
  • Chapter 55—Have Food Allergies? Read The Label
  • Chapter 56—The Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA)
  • Chapter 57—Going Out To Eat With Food Allergies
  • Chapter 58—Food Allergy Lab Fits On Your Keychain
  • Chapter 59—Working With A Dietitian
  • Chapter 60—A Food Diary Can Reduce Risk Of Reactions
  • Chapter 61—Egg Allergies And Vaccines
  • Part Six: If You Need More Information
  • Chapter 62—Resources For Allergy Information
  • Chapter 63—Finding Recipes Online If You Have Food Allergies