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Food allergies : a complete guide for eating when your life depends on it
Sicherer, Scott H. author.
Personal Author:
2nd edition.
Publication Information:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017.

Physical Description:
xvi, 298 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Posing the urgent questions that anyone with food allergies will think to ask, Food Allergies provides practical, sensitive, and scientific guidance on the topics that affect your life. Allergy expert Scott H. Sicherer addresses the full spectrum of food allergies, from mild to life threatening and from single foods to food families, clearing up misconceptions along the way"--Back cover.
What are the basic facts about food allergy? -- What do I need to tell the doctor to help get a food allergy diagnosis? -- These food allergy tests are confusing! What do they mean? -- What is anaphylaxis and how do I treat it? -- What chronic health problems are caused by food allergy? -- How do I avoid allergic reactions to food? -- How do I manage a food allergy while living a normal and healthy lifestyle, with adequate nutrition? -- Will these food allergies ever go away? -- Is there any way to prevent food allergies? -- Will there be a cure or better treatment of food allergy? -- How do I get more help and information to manage food allergies?

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