Is This Your Child's World
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Titel: Is This Your Child's World
Verlag: Bantam, US
Auflage: 1st Edition
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A best-selling author and pediatric allergist explains how hidden toxins in classrooms and at home pose a serious threat to children, putting them at risk physically, mentally, and psychologically, and shows how to keep them from harm.From the Publisher:
Today, environmental dangers pose the greatest health threat in history toour children. Sensitivities to everything from foods to furnaces andpesticides to paints are behind a rash of unexplained illnesses and behavioraland emotional problems, including learning difficulties. Now, Dr. Doris Rapp,a leading specialist in environmental medicine, offers the first comprehensivesource book on environmental illnesses-- and the common, often unsuspectedtoxic substances and chemicals found in America's schools and homes.
>At preschool, four-year-old Ryan became fatigued, "antsy," and clung to hismother. The cause? The aerosol spray used on the nursery school table.
>During the cold months, ten-year-old Liza suffered from chronic recurrentinfections, headaches, and severe leg aches. The cause? A leaky gasfurnace.
>With no warning, eight-year-old William suddenly had trouble writing, andhis grades dropped from 85 and 90 percent to barely passing. The cause? A newcarpet at school.
Is This Your Child's World? gives you:
>Step-by-step help in detecting environmental illness in your child, with anexplanation of symptoms and diseases--including asthma, hyperactivity, andlearning problems that may be caused by allergenic substances; recommendedmedical tests; an elimination diet for uncovering food allergies.
>Recommended home and prescription remedies, immediate help for acutesymptoms, detoxification for recurring or long-term illness, and where toobtain professional informed medical help.
>Checklists and sources for locating environmental dangers at school and athome, from furnishings and cleaning compounds to common building materials.
>Detailed information on removing the causes of environmental illness, fromusing chemical-free cleaners, air purifiers, and vacuums to tackling biggerproblems, such as eliminating mold and germ contamination, and safer pesticideuse. Plus a list of agencies and organizations that can provide assistance.
Copyright © 1996 by Doris J. Rapp, M.D.
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