Asthma and Allergies - Dr. O P Jaggi and Dr. Vikram Jaggi

Asthma and Allergies

Running nose and watery eyes, uncontrollable bouts of sneezing, appearance of sudden rash, shortness of breath, tightness in chest. These could be symptoms of allergic reaction, or of incipient asthma. These and other allergic reactions are reversible, if well managed, write the authors, both specialists in the treatment of asthma and allergies.

In this comprehensive and readily understandable book, they explain not only the medical nature of these problems but tell how a patient can learn what is causing his reactions, how to eliminate these causes from his environment and with the help of his doctor, learn which treatment works best.

A special section deals with helping children prone to asthma.

Book Review

'A comprehensive and readily understandable book... the authors not only explain the nature of allergy problems but tell how a patient can learn what is causing the reaction... (this book is) a must for patients of chronic asthma.' The Hindu


Dr O.P. Jaggi, MD, Ph.D, FCCP (USA), FACA (USA) FRAS (LON) was a medical scientist of international standing. Former Dean of the faculty of Medical Sciences and Director of Patel Chest Institute, University of Delhi, his work on chest diseases won him international recognition, including nomination to American College of Allergy and Applied Immunology.

Dr Vikram Jaggi, M.D., DNB is an alumnus of Delhi's Maulana Azad Medical College and is Director of Asthma, Chest & Allergy Centre in New Delhi. He is the author of over 15 books on respiratory diseases and has chaired national and international seminars on respiratory diseases.

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