Running nose and watery eyes, uncontrollable bouts of sneezing, appearance of sudden rash, shortness of breath, tightness in chest. These could be symptoms of allergic reaction, or of incipient asthma. These and other allergic reactions are reversible, if well managed, write the authors, both specialists in the treatment of asthma and allergies.
In this comprehensive and readily understandable book, they explain not only the medical nature of these problems but tell how a patient can learn what is causing his reactions, how to eliminate these causes from his environment and with the help of his doctor, learn which treatment works best.
A special section deals with helping children prone to asthma.