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Asthma is a chronic condition caused by inflammation of the lungs, resulting in wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath. Around 26 million Americans have it. Asthma is most frequently diagnosed in childhood, but an adult onset of the disease is by no means uncommon. While both forms of asthma share the same mechanisms and symptoms, […]

A new study in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology has found that women with acute asthma are 60 percent more likely to be hospitalized than men after a visit to the emergency room (ER). Researchers estimate that asthma affects nearly 26 million people and causes 2 million ER visits annually. The researchers, led […]

In a survey of 1,000 people with asthma, nearly half of all participants reported not using asthma-controlling medication. Moreover, people who did use medications still had difficulty managing their symptoms. In the short term, asthma causes shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing and asthma attacks. But if left untreated, asthma can have even more severe complications […]

Almost everyone now knows that smoking cigarettes is terrible for your overall health. But if you have asthma, the dangers of cigarette smoke are even greater. Exposure to cigarette smoke can trigger an asthma attack; long-term exposure can lead to a gradual worsening of asthma symptoms. That goes for both actively smoking and secondhand smoke. […]

Having asthma (even exercise-induced asthma) should not stop you from exercising regularly. First, you must get your asthma symptoms under control; then, you can find workouts that are less likely to exacerbate your symptoms. Here are 4 great exercises for people with asthma: Walking: One study found that adults who took walks three times a […]

Researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital have pinpointed a genetic variation that may account for the inefficacy of corticosteroid inhalers for certain children with asthma. Scientists narrowed down 20,000 genetic candidates to focus on a single target: the gene VNN-1. They examined the nasal epithelia cells of 57 children who had recently suffered an asthma attack, […]

  A recent study by researchers at the Gaffrée and Guinle University Hospital in Brazil has found that central obesity has a significant, negative effect on asthma control in women. The study team examined 124 women diagnosed with asthma. They collected information on each woman’s history of asthma symptoms, comorbidities, level of education and demographics. […]

photo courtesy of stockimages/freedigitalphotos.net Nearly 19 million people in the U.S. have asthma, and 90 percent of them experience worsening symptoms during exercise. Determining which type of asthma you have is the first step in treating it. “A person may have asthma symptoms that become worse with exercise… or may have only exercise-induced bronchoconstriction without […]

There are lots of triggers for asthma attacks, including dust mites, pet dander, and many others. But could a thunderstorm really be one of them? “We do know there’s something called ‘Thunderstorm Asthma,’” said Dr. Clifford Bassett of Allergy and Asthma Care of New York. Generally, warm and windy days correspond with higher pollen counts, […]

Pet dander, a combination of dead skin cells and hair, can trigger asthma attacks or aggravate chronic asthma symptoms. Some guidelines instruct people with severe asthma to get pets; but for many, a furry friend is a part of the family. Here are five smart housekeeping tips for keeping pet dander under control: Keep pets […]