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Is This Your Child

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ISBN-10: 0688119077

ISBN-13: 9780688119072

Edition: 1991

Authors: Doris Rapp

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IS THIS YOUR CHILD? These are the major symptoms of potentially unrecognized allergies. Does your child suffer from any of the following? Allergic Nose Rub Eye Circles Red Ears Red Cheeks Eye Wrinkles Aggression Lack of Alertness Mottled Tongue In this breakthrough book, Dr. Doris Rapp offers a simple yet effective approach to handling "problem" children. Is This Your Child? shows parents how to identify the common foods, chemicals, or common allergic substances that could be the culprits that cause some children or adults to feel unwell or act inappropriately. If your child is always sick, hyperactive, a slow learner, or cranky, the first question you should ask is not "What…    
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Book details

List price: $20.99
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 9/15/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 6.12" wide x 9.25" long x 1.56" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Michael A. Schmidt, Ph.D. did his Ph.D. research in molecular medicine at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountainview, California. He also did a fellowship in neurochemistry and an internship in molecular medicine within NASA's Human Research and Technology Division. Dr. Schmidt is the author of 6 popular books on health and nutrition, includingBrain-Building Nutrition, Beyond Antibiotics, andBioAge. He is co-editor of the text "Clinical Nutrition: A Functional Approach" and the forthcoming text, "Nutritional Pharmacology and Clinical Neuroscience." Dr. Schmidt is a professional member of the Society for Neuroscience and the DNA Methylation Society.

Foreword: How Can You Use This Book to Help Your Child?
Acknowledgments
Tables and Charts
Author's Note: My Change From a Traditional to an Expanded Concept of Allergy
Glossary
What Is an Allergy?
How Many People Have Allergies?
Typical Allergies
How to Recognize Unsuspected Allergies
General Clues to Allergy in Various Age Groups
Infant Allergies
Toddler Allergies
Child Allergies
Adolescent Allergies
How Can You Detect and Help Your Child's Allergies Quickly?
Diets That Help Quickly
Record-Keeping Made Easy and Effective
What Else Can You Do?
Allergies Due to Factors Inside Your Home or Child's School
Allergies Due to Factors Outside Your Home
More About Chemical Pollution
Specific Problems Often Not Recognized as Allergy
Is Your Child Always Sick?
Hyperactivity Is a Mixed Bag
Tourette's Syndrome Overlaps With ATFS and ADD
Is Ritalin Necessary?
Aggression in Children Due to Allergy
Is Your Child Really Slow, or Could It Be Due to Allergy?
Fatigue, Headaches, Tics, Seizures--Could They Sometimes Be Due to Allergy?
Delinquency--Does It Start Early in Allergic Children?
Could Allergy and Suicide Be Related?
The Yeast, Candida, or Monilia Controversy
Treatment Requiring the Expertise of Others
The Practical Rotary Diet
Allergy Extract Testing and Therapy
Drug Therapy
Nutrition and Vitamins
Counseling and Psychotherapy
Food Sources of Some Allergenic Substances
Aids to Keep You Ecologically Healthy
Audiocassettes and Videotapes About Environmental Medicine
Specialists in Environmental Medicine
Additional Histories
Bibliography
Index