Allergies: Suggested Reading

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson, MD on January 16, 2020

Note: This is not a complete listing of available resources, and inclusion does not imply endorsement by WebMD.

General Reading

  • Allergies A to Z
    By Myron A. Lipkowitz, RP, MD
  • Allergies, Disease in Disguise: How to Heal Your Allergic Condition
    By Carolee Bateson-Koch
  • Allergy Plants That Cause Sneezing and Wheezing
    By Mary Jelks, MD
  • Allergy, Asthma and Immunology From Infancy to Adulthood
    By Warren Bieman, David S. Pearlman, Gail G. Shapiro, and William W. Busse
  • Best Guide to Allergy
    By Nathan Schultz, Allan Giannini, Terrace Chang
  • Essential Allergy
    By Niels Mygind, Ronald Dahl, S. Pedersen, K. Thestrup Pedersen
  • Human Exposure Assessment for Airborne Pollutants: Advances and Opportunity; and Indoor Allergens: Assessing & Controlling Adverse Health Effects
  • Manual of Allergy & Immunology
    By Glenn J. Lawlor, Jr., et al.
  • Sinus Survival: A Self-Help Guide for Allergies, Bronchitis, Colds and Sinusitis
    By Robert S. Ivker
  • Sneezing Your Head Off? How to Live With Your Allergic Nose
    By Peter Boggs, MD
  • You Can Do Something About Your Allergies
    By Nelson L. Novick

Child Allergies

  • Cooking for the Allergic Child
    By J. Moyer
  • Complete Book of Children's Allergies
    By B.R. Feldman, MD
  • Taming Asthma and Allergy By Controlling Your Environment
    By Robert A. Wood, MD
  • Children With Asthma: A Manual for Parents
    By Thomas E. Plaut, MD

Food Allergies

  • Diets to Help Gluten and Wheat Allergy
    By Rita Greer
  • Food Allergy: A Primer for People
    By S. Allan Bock, MD
  • Your Food-Allergic Child: A Parent's Guide
    By Janet E. Meizel
  • Food Allergies: A Complete Guide for Eating When Your Life Depends on It
    By Scott H. Sicherer


  • A Parent's Guide to Allergies and Asthma
    By Marion Steinmann
  • A User's Guide to Peak Flow Monitoring; Asthma in the School: Improving Control With Peak Flow Monitoring
    By Guillermo Mendoza, MD
  • Asthma Resource Directory
    By Carol Rudoff, MA
  • Understanding Asthma: The Blueprint for Breathing
    National Allergy and Asthma Network
  • All About Asthma and How to Live With It
    By Glennon, Paul, MD, and Barbara Fafoglia
  • Ask the Doctor: Asthma
    By Vincent Frieldewald, MD
  • Asthma Care Training for Kids
    By Peter J. Hannaway, MD
  • Asthma: The Complete Guide; One Minute Asthma ... What You Need to Know
    By Thomas F. Plaut, MD
  • Asthma and Exercise
    By Nancy Hogshead and Gerald S. Couzens
  • Asthma in the Workplace
    By Bernstein, et al.
  • The Asthma Organizer; and School Information Packet
    Allergy and Asthma Network/Mothers of Asthmatics
  • Breathing Disorders: Your Complete Exercise Guide
    By Neil F. Gordon, MD, PhD, MPH
  • Breathing Easy With Day Care; A Parent's Guide to Asthma; Consumer Update on Asthma
    By Nancy Sander
  • Bronchial Asthma: Principles of Diagnosis and Treatment
    By Eric M. Gershwin and Georges Halpern
  • Conquering Asthma: An Illustrated Guide to Understanding and Care for Adults
    By Michael T. Newhouse and Peter J. Barnes
  • Coping With Asthma
    By Carolyn Simpson
  • Let's Talk About Having Asthma
    By Elizabeth Weitzman
  • Diets to Help Asthma and Hay Fever
    By Roger Newman Turner

In addition to books on the subject of allergies and asthma, check out blogs and websites that offer credible information and resources. 

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