Allergies

A Parent's Guide

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Allergy symptoms can affect all aspects of a child’s day-to-day life, including their health and wellbeing, education and social activities. This easy-to-read guide will help you understand childhood allergies so that you can keep your child safe and well. It’s packed with advice on preventing allergies and managing the symptoms, and will help to ensure that your child grows up to be confident and independent. From spotting the symptoms and getting a diagnosis to dealing with medical emergencies and working with your child’s school, this guide takes a positive and practical approach to living with allergies. Whether you suspect your child has allergies, have just received a diagnosis, or are a parent or teacher wanting to know more, this essential guide will arm you with all the facts you need to make sense of the allergy maze. Author: Victoria Gilbert.


Chapter Headings 

All About Allergies

Reduce Your Child’s Risk

Allergy Symptoms and Diseases

Getting a Diagnosis

Avoiding Common Allergens

Coping with Food Allergies

Allergy Treatments

Dealing with Medical Emergencies

Using Complementary Therapies

Raising a Confident Child

Allergies at School

Living with Allergies

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Author Bio 

Victoria Goldman MSc. is a health journalist and editor. She has over 15 years of experience in writing for national consumer and pharmacy magazines and has edited and contributed to several health books. 

Victoria writes about a wide range of subjects, including allergies, medicines and children’s health. She developed a specialist interest in allergies in 2007 when her six-year-old son was diagnosed with nut allergy. Her eight-year-old son has suffered from hayfever for the last four years.

Customer Reviews...

Anonymous -
There is loads of info in this book, and as well as the facts it also has lots of advice for cutting down allergy triggers and what to do about school, birthday parties, sleepovers and holidays etc when you haven't got so much control. It also has loads of helpful contacts. A really informative book.

2013-06-27



Anonymous -
There is loads of info in this book, and as well as the facts it also has lots of advice for cutting down allergy triggers and what to do about school, birthday parties, sleepovers and holidays etc when you haven't got so much control. It also has loads of helpful contacts. A really informative book.

2013-06-27



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