Teen Health Series: Allergy Information for Teens

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

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-7808-2000-5
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 2
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Allergy Information for Teens, Fourth Edition provides updated information about a wide variety of allergic reactions, including common symptoms, diagnostic tools, and management strategies.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part 1 | Allergy Overview
  • Chapter 1—Allergies: The Basic Facts
  • Chapter 2—Allergies and the Immune System
  • Chapter 3—How Allergies Occur
  • Chapter 4—The Respiratory System and How It Works
  • Chapter 5—Hygiene Hypothesis
  • Chapter 6—When You Should See an Allergist
  • Part 2 | Allergic Symptoms, Complications, and Disorders
  • Chapter 7—Cold, Flu, or Allergy?
  • Chapter 8—Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever)
  • Chapter 9—Sinusitis
  • Chapter 10—Asthma and Allergies
  • Chapter 11—Climate Change and Respiratory Allergies
  • Chapter 12—Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Chapter 13—Conjunctivitis and Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis
  • Chapter 14—Latex Allergy
  • Chapter 15—Dermatitis
  • Chapter 16—Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Chapter 17—Urticaria (Hives)
  • Chapter 18—Anaphylaxis and Exercise-Induced Anaphylaxis
  • Part 3 | Food Allergies and Intolerances
  • Chapter 19—Food Allergies: What You Need to Know
  • Chapter 20—Food Allergy and Related Disorders
  • Chapter 21—Milk Allergy
  • Chapter 22—Lactose Intolerance
  • Chapter 23—Dark Chocolate Allergy
  • Chapter 24—Egg Allergy
  • Chapter 25—Seafood Allergy
  • Chapter 26—Peanut and Tree Nut Allergies
  • Chapter 27—Soy Allergy
  • Chapter 28—Wheat Allergy
  • Chapter 29—Gluten Intolerance (Celiac Disease)
  • Chapter 30—Scombrotoxin (Histamine) Poisoning
  • Chapter 31—Sulfite Sensitivity
  • Chapter 32—Color Additives
  • Part 4 | Other Common Allergy Triggers
  • Chapter 33—Molds and Dampness
  • Chapter 34—Pollen Allergies
  • Chapter 35—Dust Mites and Cockroaches Allergy
  • Chapter 36—Pet Allergies
  • Chapter 37—Allergy from Insect Bites and Stings
  • Chapter 38—Cigarette Smoke and Nicotine
  • Chapter 39—Cosmetic Allergy
  • Chapter 40—Nickel Allergy
  • Chapter 41—Lanolin Allergy
  • Chapter 42—Formaldehyde Allergy
  • Chapter 43—Allergies to Medicines and Vaccines
  • Part 5 | Allergy Tests
  • Chapter 44—Allergenics
  • Chapter 45—Allergy Skin Test
  • Chapter 46—Allergy Blood Test
  • Chapter 47—Food Allergy Testing
  • Chapter 48—Elimination Diet
  • Part 6 | Treating and Managing Allergies
  • Chapter 49—Allergy Medications
  • Chapter 50—Allergy Shots (Immunotherapy)
  • Chapter 51—Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Treating Allergies
  • Chapter 52—Epinephrine Injections for Life-Threatening Allergic Reactions
  • Chapter 53—When Breathing Becomes Bothersome
  • Chapter 54—How to Control Seasonal Allergies
  • Chapter 55—Managing Indoor Air Quality
  • Chapter 56—Asthma Management at School
  • Chapter 57—Eye Cosmetic Safety
  • Chapter 58—Use Caution with Face Painting and Tattoos
  • Chapter 59—Nail Care Product Safety
  • Chapter 60—Hair Dye Safety
  • Chapter 61—Food Allergy Management
  • Chapter 62—Understanding Food Labels
  • Chapter 63—Working with a Dietitian
  • Chapter 64—A Food Diary Can Reduce Risk of Reactions
  • Chapter 65—COVID-19 Vaccines for People with Allergies
  • Part 7 | If You Need More Information
  • Chapter 66—Resources for Allergy Information