Allergy Information for Teens, 3rd Edition

  • Keith Jones
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  • ISBN-10: 0780815947
  • ISBN-13: 9780780815940
  • DDC: 616.970083
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released January 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Overview

This updated third edition provides information about a wide variety of allergic reactions, including rhinitis, sinusitis, dermatitis, urticaria (hives), anaphylaxis, and other allergy symptoms. It identifies the substances responsible for triggering allergies, and discusses diagnostic tools and prevention strategies.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
Allergy Overview.
1: Allergies: The Basic Facts.
2: The Immune System and Its Role in Allergies.
3: The Respiratory System and How It Works.
4: Cold, Flu, Or Allergy?.
5: When You Should See An Allergist.
6: Lung Function Tests for Breathing Problems.
7: Patch Tests for Allergies.
8: Allergy Blood Test.
9: Allergy Shots (Immunotherapy).
10: Medications Used to Treat Allergic Symptoms.
11: Epinephrine Injections for Life-Threatening Allergic Reactions.
Allergy Symptoms and Complications.
12: Coughing and Sneezing.
13: Allergic Rhinitis.
14: Sinusitis.
15: Asthma and Allergies.
16: Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis.
17: Eye Allergies.
18: Contact Dermatitis and Latex Allergy.
19: Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema).
20: Urticaria (Hives).
21: Anaphylaxis and Exercise-Induced Anaphylaxis.
22: Climate Change and Respiratory Allergies.
Food Allergies and Intolerances.
23: Food Allergies: What You Need to Know.
24: Food Allergy and Related Disorders.
25: Peanut and Tree Nut Allergies.
26: Wheat Allergy.
27: Soy Allergy.
28: Dark Chocolate and Milk Allergies.
29: Seafood Allergy.
30: Lactose Intolerance.
31: Egg Allergy.
32: Gluten Intolerance (Celiac Disease).
33: Scombrotoxin (Histamine) Poisoning.
34: Sulfite Sensitivity.
Other Common Allergy Triggers.
35: Pollen Allergies.
36: Pet Allergies.
37: Allergies and Other Health Effects of Mold.
38: Cockroach Allergy.
39: Dust Mites.
40: Smoking.
41: Sting Allergies.
42: Nickel Allergy.
43: Hair Dye Allergy.
44: Fragrance Allergy.
45: Lanolin Allergy.
46: Formaldehyde Allergy.
Managing Allergies in Daily Life.
47: When Breathing Becomes Bothersome.
48: How to Control Seasonal Allergies.
49: Managing Indoor Air Quality.
50: Asthma Management at School.
51: Using Cosmetics Safely.
52: Use Caution with Face Painting and Tattoos.
53: Nail Care Product Safety.
54: Skin Care Concerns for People with Eczema.
55: Have Food Allergies? Read the Label.
56: The Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA).
57: Going Out to Eat with Food Allergies.
58: Food Allergy Lab Fits on Your Keychain.
59: Working with a Dietitian.
60: A Food Diary Can Reduce Risk of Reactions.
61: Egg Allergies and Vaccines.
If You Need More Information.
62: Resources for Allergy Information.
63: Finding Recipes Online If You Have Food Allergies.
Index.