Breathe easier and live a full life with proper asthma treatment
Asthma For Dummies is a reassuring and realistic guide to managing asthma, whether you're living with it yourself or have a loved one who suffers from the disease. It's packed with authoritative information on symptoms and diagnosis, plus resources you can use to enhance long-term asthma management. Find the best treatments and reduce asthma complications with compassionate advice and all the latest details on medication options, including asthma controller drugs, rescue asthma medications, and future trends in asthma therapy. Discover the most common triggers and suggestions for avoiding them in daily life. With the expert advice in this Dummies guide, you can tackle asthma.
- Learn all the basics about diagnosing and managing asthma in adults and children
- Find out about the newest treatments, therapies, and alternative strategies
- Prepare for your doctor's appointment with questions to ask and ideas for working through financial concerns
- Know what to do about complications, dual diagnoses, and special circumstances
This updated edition of Asthma For Dummies is a must-have for asthmatics and parents of asthmatic children.
About the Author
William E. Berger, MD, MBA, has over 40 years of clinical experience diagnosing and treating patients with allergies and asthma. He founded the Allergy & Asthma Associates of Southern California, where he practiced both adult and pediatric allergy and immunology. Tonya A. Winders, MBA, is the president of the Global Allergy & Airways Patient Platform and former CEO of Allergy & Asthma Network. She has 15 years' experience in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries.