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Fifty million Americans suffer from allergies to certain foods, pollens, animal danders, dust mites and other less common allergens. Although the most common symptoms, from watery eyes to hives, are not life-threatening, there is a substantial cost in health care spending associated with these conditions. Americans spent about $18 billion each year on asthma care in 2009. And of the $19 billion spent each year on over-the-counter remedies, a substantial portion is spent on allergy medications. Now two specialists in allergy medicine reveal how to manage allergies safely and effectively, and live more comfortable, symptom-free lives. Allergies debunks the many myths about allergies and offers long-term help to both seasonal and chronic sufferers. This comprehensive and authoritative resource helps you make informed choices about everything from diagnostic tests to nasal antihistamines and corticosteroid sprays, from homeopathic remedies for poison ivy and insect bites to desensitizing therapies and emergency relief for severe allergic reactions and much more, including: a€c A detailed evaluation of the most common over-the-counter drugs a€c How to minimize allergens like mites, pollen and danders in your house. a€c Useful advice for life threatening allergies such as food and stinging insects. a€c Allergies and exercise a€c Allergies and pregnancy a€c Skin disorders from allergies a€c When allergy shots are unnecessary a€c Self-treatment versus traditional care a€c How to recognize and avoid allergy scam treatments a€c Allergies in children and the elderly a€c Plus a comprehensive guide to reliable information on the internetbromide (Atrovent Nasal Spray) (0.06 percent) is used for treating the rhinorrhea associated with upper respiratory ... that one of these is better than another, although that doesna#39;t mean that one may not work better in any given patient.

Author:Bruce S. Dobozin MD. & Stuart H. Young
Publisher:Xlibris Corporation - 2011-07-16


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