Is This Your Child'S World?: How You Can Fix The Schools And Homes That Are Making Your Children Sick

Is This Your Child'S World?: How You Can Fix The Schools And Homes That Are Making Your Children Sick

  • Publish Date: 1997-08-04
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Doris Rapp
Brand: Bantam
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Find out whether your child's unexplained illnesses, behavioral problems, or learning difficulties are actually being caused by a sensitivity to substances commonly found in schools.Leading pediatric allergist Dr. Doris J. Rapp gives you fast, easy, inexpensive solutions in this practical and comprehensive guide to environmental illness.

How to tell if environmental illness is causing your child's common physical, emotional, and behavioral symptoms......p. 19

Why every parent of a child diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder should have the child tested for food allergies......p. 20

What to do if your child comes home from school with red earlobes, dark eye circles, or puffiness below the eyes......p. 45

Why you should watch for distinctive reactions like nose-rubbing, skin-scratching, a spacey out of it look, and various throat sounds......p. 68

How changes in your child's handwriting can provide vital clues......p. 80

Problem areas to look for in your child's school building......p. 119

What to do if the culprit is indoor air pollution......p. 127

How to determine if your child's illness is chemical--from cleaning agents and carpets to chemical-laden construction materials and pesticides--and what you can do about it......p. 177

How a change in diet could improve your child's life in 3 to 7 days......p. 206

Lessons learned from other sick schools--how parents, teachers, and administrators solved the problem......p.277

How to test air and carpet samples from your child's school for chemicals that are causing a reaction in your child......p.359

Ten major treatment options that may prove helpful to your child--from avoidance and allergy extract treatment to detoxification......p. 399

What you need to know about legal assistance and insurance matters......p. 447

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