This authoritative book clarifies a complex disease with the latest medical facts, sympathetic advice, and many helpful charts and illustrations. Use its complete program to stop suffering and start living! With this book, you can truly breathe more easily. Whether you suffer from asthma or care for an asthmatic child, Asthma: Stop Suffering, Start Living is the complete guide to controlling this disease. what to do during an asthma attack new information on drug treatments—which medicines to use first and which are not recommended advice on aerosol inhalers and other ways adults and children can take medicine how to choose and work with an asthma specialist tips on how people with asthma can exercise, travel, and enjoy all aspects of life warning lists of food preservatives and other common substances that can trigger asthma facts asthmatics should know about pregnancy, anesthesia, and other situations not discussed in similar books home remedies and alternative ways to control asthma listings of groups concerned with asthma, programs for asthmatic children, and sources of useful products.