Allergy relief & prevention is an essential reference for the 25% of the population of North America who suffer from allergies and environmental sensitivities. This third edition of the "allergy bible" has been updated and expanded with the most current information available. The new format is easy to reference and handy to use.

Allergy Relief and Prevention covers everything from symptoms and their manage­ment to allergy prevention. This complete self-care guide gives a full range of advice on both traditional and alternative allergy treatments including: natural and phar­maceutical treatments, lifestyle and stress management, nutrition, immunotherapy and detoxification.

The number of North Americans suffering from allergies is steadily rising. Few readers can afford to be without the wisdom and help this book offers.

'Allergy Relief & Prevention deserves a prime place on anybody's shelf of basic health reference books. Put it where you can get at it easily. It's the kind of book you'll reach for a lot." _The Human Ecologist

'Everything you need to know about allergies... organized for quick reference, and
chock full of sound clinical experience." _Townsend Letter for Doctors




Take this simple test and find out what you can learn from this book.


1.     What allergy will cause your eyes to itch?

2.     What mysterious and increasingly common symptom may be caused by allergies?

3.     Bedwetting in children can be a symptom of what allergy?

4.     What are the seven most common food allergies?

5.     What is the most important factor in recovering from food allergies?


See page 474 for answers.

Contents

OUR BODY SYSTEMS AND ALLERGIES II
1. Our Immune System
2. Our Endocrine System
3. Our Nervous System
4. Our Body Electric
5. Psychoneuroimmunology
6. Our Digestive System
7. Allergy and Disease

UNDERSTANDING ALLERGIES
8. Allergy Testing and Treatment
9. Food Allergies
10. Eating Safely
11. Common Chemical Sensitivities
12. Living Safely
13. The Allergens We Inhale
14. Breathing Safely
15. Do Your Own Home Survey

INFECTIONS AND ALLERGIES
16. Bacteria, Viruses, and Parasites
17. Fungi, Yeast, and Mold
18. The Role of Infections in Allergies

NUTRITION AND ALLERGIES
19. Why Nutritional Supplementation is Critical
20. Treating Allergies with Nutrient Supplements

TAKING STEPS TO WELLNESS
21. Solving Everyday Problems
22. Finding Safe Healthcare
23. Detoxification
24. Body, Mind, and Spirit

ISBN 0-88179-194-6