Asthma sufferers may be fascinated by a new book which offers revolutionary advice about diet as a way of controlling the condition.
Peel author June Lobb has based the book on 10 years’ study of her own condition which she says is now completely symptom free without the need for inhalers or medication of any kind.
The book, called June’s Accidental Knowledge, details her journey through illness, personal catastrophe and hardship to achieve her current good health.
‘In 2002 I picked up a second hand book called JI Rodale’s Health Treasury and it changed my life for ever,’ she said.
‘I had lots of ailments at the time so I adopted the diet suggested in the book but started to modify it and make it simpler and the asthma stopped.
‘There was a theory that asthma was triggered by low blood sugar but this is wrong,’ she said.
However she has found that by following a particular diet her own symptoms have disappeared.
‘I just felt compelled to write this all down and because I’m not someone with a medical background I felt the only way I could get people’s attention was to wrap it around my own chaotic life story.
Miss Lobb who was born in Cornwall but has lived in the Isle of Man for the past 40 years says that at 61 her health is now better than ever before.
She works as a gardener and has dedicated the book, which she finished earlier this year, to her mother who died recently.
‘I’m grateful now that after all the chaos of my life I am compensated with good health now,’ she said.
The book costs £9.99 from bookshops around the island.