Understanding Allergy (Penguin Life Experts) (Paperback)

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Understanding Allergy (Penguin Life Experts) (Paperback)

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Allergies are one of the major causes of illness in developed countries and more and more of us are seeking treatment for them every year.

We are more allergic than ever before, so why is the term 'allergy' still so misunderstood? Understanding Allergy will be the practical go-to guide for equipping allergy sufferers and their families with the knowledge needed to help them navigate this minefield.

With expert tips from a London-based allergy consultant, this book will be a whistle-stop tour from diagnosis, to treatment and lifestyle changes that will help you understand when, where and how to seek help.
Dr. Sophie Farooque is one of the UK's leading allergy experts. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and was elected onto the council of the British Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology in 2018. She is a practicing NHS consultant at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, and has been involved extensively in the UK's response following reports of COVID-19 vaccine allergy. She speaks regularly at medical conferences both nationally and abroad and has been quoted in The Guardian and The Times, among other news outlets. She has appeared on Sky News and the One Show. She is passionate about empowering both healthcare professionals and patients to have confidence in managing allergy. Find her on Twitter: @LondonAllergy.
Product Details ISBN: 9780241527887
ISBN-10: 0241527880
Publisher: Penguin Life
Publication Date: January 1st, 2023
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Penguin Life Experts
"In thisfascinating book, Dr Sophie Farooque separates fact from fiction about the important topic of allergy. Rare, life threatening conditions, common troublesome allergies and common misdiagnoses of allergy are all clearly explained.For the many people affected, here isa source of sound information and practical advice'’ —Professor Roy Taylor, author of Life Without Diabetes 

'In a world hungry for accurate sources of medical information, Dr Sophie Farooque has writtenthe definitive guide to allergy for the lay person and beyond.Dr Farooque's conversational style makes for a wonderfully readable book which isfactually accurate, detailing all the information one will ever need to know about the amazing world of allergic diseases. The book delivers what the title promises'’ —Professor Jon Bennett, NHS Consultant Respiratory Physician and former Chair, British Thoracic Society