Harvard Medical School faculty member and pulmonary consultant to the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Dr. Epler shows how to apply five steps to manage your asthma. The good news is that asthma is very treatable. You just need to know how. The different types of asthma are explained in easy-to-understand, practical language. Using real-life examples, Dr. Epler guides people through step one of learning everything you can about asthma; step two of understanding the diagnostic process; step three of knowing the treatment options; step four of monitoring your asthma; and step five of creating a healing environment. Armed with the information in this book, no one need consider themselves as “suffering” from asthma. Instead, readers gain self-confidence by becoming active participants in treating and managing their asthma. You'll meet real people with real health challenges and discover how they used the five steps to successfully manage their asthma. This five-step process is based on Dr. Epler’s observations over decades of visiting hospitals all over the world and finding that individuals who follow these five steps can successfully manage their asthma.
Here’s what you’ll find inside the book:
- Five Steps Toward Asthma Management
- What’s Asthma? Inflamed Airways and Bronchospasm
- Which Type of Asthma Do You Have?
- Diagnosing Your Asthma: Questions, Examinations, Tests
- Treatment Options for Mild, Moderate or Severe Asthma: Rescue and Maintenance
- Prednisone: It Can Save Lives, Know the Benefits and Adverse Reactions
- Monitor Your Asthma for Success
- Body and Mind: Create a Healing Environment
- Answers to Your Questions About Asthma
The author, Gary R. Epler, M.D., has written the critically-acclaimed personalized health book, You’re the Boss: Manage Your Disease. He believes personalized health allows people to manage their health and disease. Dr. Epler is world-renowned for describing the lung disorder bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP), which spurred international research and study. He has published books about occupational lung diseases, written more than 100 scientific articles, and presented some 350 lectures and seminars worldwide. He discovered a parasite in South America, chronicled the nutritional needs of North African children, and managed the tuberculosis refugee program in Southeast Asia. He is a frequent guest on radio and television. Active in his community, Dr. Epler has coached soccer, hockey, basketball, and baseball. He lives in the Boston area with his wife Joan and their two sons.
What are you waiting for? Order Dr. Epler’s book now and take charge of your asthma!