Health Reference Series: Allergies Sourcebook

Editor: Chambers, James
Publication Year: 2022
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $97.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $145.50
ISBN: 978-0-78-081998-6
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Allergies Sourcebook, Seventh Edition provides information on various forms of allergies, their management, and how to avoid triggers and prevent symptoms.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part 1. Allergies and the Immune System: An Overview
  • Chapter 1—Understanding the Basics of the Immune System
  • Chapter 2—How Allergies Occur
  • Chapter 3—Genetics of Allergic Diseases
  • Chapter 4—Common Allergens and Irritants
  • Chapter 5—Allergies in Children
  • Chapter 6—Early Exposure and Allergy Prevention
  • Part 2. An Overview of Allergic Reactions
  • Chapter 7—Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever)
  • Chapter 8—Sinusitis and Nasal Polyps
  • Chapter 9—Allergic Asthma
  • Chapter 10—Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis (Allergic Conjunctivitis)
  • Chapter 11—Contact Dermatitis and Latex Allergy
  • Chapter 12—Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Chapter 13—Aspergillosis
  • Chapter 14—Other Allergic Skin Reactions
  • Chapter 15—Anaphylaxis: Life-Threatening Allergies
  • Part 3. Foods and Food Additives That Trigger Allergic Reactions
  • Chapter 16—Food Allergy or Food Intolerance: How Do You Tell the Difference?
  • Chapter 17—Milk Allergy
  • Chapter 18—Egg Allergy
  • Chapter 19—Seafood Allergy
  • Chapter 20—Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy
  • Chapter 21—Wheat Allergy
  • Chapter 22—Soy Allergy
  • Chapter 23—Ingredients and Food Additives That Trigger Reactions
  • Chapter 24—Other Health Problems Related to Food Allergic Reactions
  • Chapter 25—Advice for Consumers about Food Labels
  • Chapter 26—Diagnosis and Tips on Avoiding Food Allergy Reactions
  • Part 4. Airborne, Chemical, and Other Environmental Allergy Triggers
  • Chapter 27—Overview of Airborne Allergens
  • Chapter 28—Air Quality and Your Health
  • Chapter 29—Pollen Allergy
  • Chapter 30—Household Allergens
  • Chapter 31—Climate and Respiratory Allergies
  • Chapter 32—Smoking and Vaping
  • Chapter 33—Lanolin Allergy
  • Chapter 34—Formaldehyde Allergy
  • Chapter 35—Allergy from Insect Bites and Stings
  • Chapter 36—Allergies to Medicines and Medical Products
  • Part 5. Managing Allergies
  • Chapter 37—Cold, Flu, COVID-19, or Allergy?
  • Chapter 38—When to See an Allergist
  • Chapter 39—Allergy Tests
  • Chapter 40—Allergy Medications and Therapies
  • Chapter 41—Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Allergies
  • Chapter 42—Ragweed Therapy Offers Allergy Sufferers Longer Relief
  • Part 6. Avoiding Allergy Triggers and Preventing Symptoms
  • Chapter 43—A Guide to Indoor Air Quality
  • Chapter 44—Guide to Air Cleaners in the Home
  • Chapter 45—Cleaning Up Mold in Your Home
  • Chapter 46—Asthma and Physical Activity in School Settings
  • Chapter 47—Controlling Seasonal Allergies
  • Chapter 48—Outsmarting Poison Ivy and Other Poisonous Plants
  • Chapter 49—Preventing Allergy Symptoms during Travel
  • Chapter 50—Preventing Food Allergies during Pregnancy/Breastfeeding
  • Chapter 51—Avoiding Skin Allergies: Choosing Safe Cosmetics
  • Part 7. Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 52—Glossary of Terms Related to Allergies and the Immune System
  • Chapter 53—Directory of Organizations That Provide Information about Allergies
  • Chapter 54—Directory of Websites for People with Food Allergies