Asthma

  • September 15, 2018

    Can Liquid Nitrogen Treated Foods Trigger Asthma?

    Adding liquid nitrogen to your food before eating it has recently become a food trend. This creates the effect of smoke, which sounds quite fun. However, people are wondering whether it’s safe for those with asthma. There has been a report of a child having an asthma attack after eating...

  • July 13, 2018

    How Effective Is Honey for Asthma?

    Honey can produce an anti-inflammatory effect, which is why many people use it as part of cold and flu treatment. It helps to relieve the symptoms like coughing and irritated throat. But can you use honey for asthma? In this article, we will look at the existing research and expert...

  • July 12, 2018

    Air Fresheners as Allergy and Asthma Triggers

    Nowadays, it’s quite popular to use home fragrances, such as air fresheners and scented candles. However, based on a study by the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, these products may contain elements that are considered as allergy and asthma triggers. Fragrances in general can trigger or worsen allergy...

  • July 10, 2018

    Can You Use Medical Marijuana for Asthma?

    The laws concerning marijuana has been changing recently, and various states have already legalized medical marijuana. The use of medical marijuana has also increased, which got many people question: what conditions can it treat? You may also be wondering whether you can use medical marijuana for asthma, which is one...

  • June 17, 2018

    What to Do If You Have an Allergic Asthma?

    If you happen to have both allergy and asthma, you may be wondering why you’re so unlucky. In fact, allergies and asthma occur together quite often. The type of asthma related to allergic disorders is known as allergic asthma or allergy-induced asthma.   Many allergy triggers, including pollen, dust mites,...

  • May 14, 2018

    How Could You Prevent Asthma Symptoms in Children?

    Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects the airways in the lungs. According to research, more than 20 million Americans, including children, suffer from this condition. While asthma is not curable, there are certain methods that help to control the symptoms and even prevent their development in children. We...

  • May 7, 2018

    What Should You Know About Exercise-Induced Asthma?

    If you have chronic asthma, you will likely develop the symptoms during exercise. In some people, however, asthma attacks occur only as a result of intense or prolonged exercise or any other physical exertion. This condition is known as exercise-induced asthma.   Why Does Exercising Trigger Asthma Symptoms?   When...

  • April 19, 2018

    Summer Allergy-Induced Asthma: Causes, Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

    For many people, summer season is the most favorite time of the year, but not for those who suffer from summer allergy-induced asthma. While the longest vacations of the year begin, and both children and adults spend more and more time outside, people with summer allergies have to cope with...

  • October 1, 2017

    How Sleep Apnea Can Interfere with Asthma

    Sleep apnea, or obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, is a process, which is provoked by repeated episodes of the upper airway closing during sleep. The result of such process is reduction of oxygen and airflow to the lungs. This can trigger the development of low oxygen levels within the bloodstream, frequent...

  • September 30, 2017

    Scuba Diving for Patients with Asthma

    It is normal for people with asthma to lead active lives, full of sport, entertainment and similar issues. However, they may need to take certain measures and precautions, when being engaged in specific activities, including scuba diving. Generally, asthma is a chronic inflammatory lung disease, which episodes can trap air...

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