Asthma

  • 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...

  • September 28, 2017

    How to Diagnose Asthma?

    Asthma is defined as a chronic lung disease, which results in recurrent wheezing episodes, chest heaviness or tightness, coughing and similar symptoms. Patients with asthma experience inflammation of the lung airways that leads to their narrowing. The muscles around the airways turn to be hypersensitive and contract in response to...