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Living with Asthma

Living with Asthma

Paperback

By (author) Peta Bee

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  • Publisher: HODDER WAYLAND
  • Format: Paperback | 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 128mm x 11mm x 269mm | 166g
  • Publication date: 16 March 2000
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0750228377
  • ISBN 13: 9780750228374
  • Illustrations note: Colour photos throughout

Product description

A clear and helpful introduction to what it's like to live with Asthma that shows how those with it can lead normal healthy lives. This engaging book gives readers a clear idea of what it is like to live with asthma both for sufferers and their family and friends. Looking at the different lives of three individuals, the book describes what asthma is, what triggers it, in particular house-dust mites, how medicines can help, how to avoid asthma triggers, how to exercise when exercise triggers asthma, protecting against poor air quality, what to do in an emergency, and getting help.

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Author information

Peta Bee is a freelance health journalist who writes regularly for several national newspapers on health issues and has written educational materials for Asthma UK among other charities.

Review quote

"The 'Living with' series has a particular strength: we meet real children and adults coping with their disabilities. - Books for Keeps, Nov 00"