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Asthma Control Tips For Taking A Trip

Asthma Control Tips For Taking A Trip

If you have asthma and are taking a trip out of town it is likely that you are moving out of your comfort zone and are concerned about how to manage. If so keep the following in mind: If visiting someone for a while, find out if they have a pet so that you can […]

First FDA Approved Treatment For Asthma Not Centered On Using Medication

First FDA Approved Treatment For Asthma Not Centered On Using Medication

If you are living with Asthma, you know that not every treatment works for every individual. This is why researchers are always looking for new treatments to help in the fight to not only breathe better, but also live a better life because you can breathe better. It was reported in a press release on […]

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Depression/Stress And Allergy/Asthma May Be Interlinked

Two separate studies have shown how the conditions of allergies and asthma are related to risk of depression: According to one study conducted by the department of psychiatry at the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in Baltimore, allergy sufferers are more prone to worsening mood, cognition and quality of life. In spring as well […]

Is Global Warming Making Allergies And Asthma Worse?

Is Global Warming Making Allergies And Asthma Worse?

It has long been known to all that with the change in the different seasons comes the allergy attacks for all who suffer and for those with allergy-triggered asthma, the same is true. In addition, the length of the seasons and the harshness of the climate have a direct effect on the allergy season as […]

Nickel Allergy Triggers Could Be Lurking Pretty Much Anywhere!

Nickel Allergy Triggers Could Be Lurking Pretty Much Anywhere!

Any person with a nickel allergy will tell you how very difficult it can be to live with. The simple reason for this is the fact that nickel is so commonly used in such a great number of products that we use every day; even currency! Though most allergy sufferers will look for the commonly […]

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Peanut Allergy On The Rise In Kids, Studies Suggest

Two new studies have indicated that as many as 1 to 2% of kids in the United States and Canada may be allergic to tree nuts and peanuts and that this rate is actually increasing. Though 1 to 2percent may seem like a low percentage, these nut allergies (chief among them being almond and walnut) […]

Probiotics For Allergy Relief

Probiotics For Allergy Relief

There is an increasing amount of evidence to show that it is our lifestyles modeled on largely sterile and aseptic environments that increases our susceptibility to different allergies. While there are other factors at play, such as air pollution, smoking and family history, the fact that percentages of people with allergies are rising, gives credence […]

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Think You Have A Food Allergy? Maybe You Don’t!

A study of the American Medical Association stated the view that many people who think they have a food allergy actually don’t! As many as 30 million people think they have a food allergy and in fact a proportion to develop rashes and several serious reactions to several foods such as shell fish, nuts, wheat […]

Coupons For Asthma Medication

Coupons For Asthma Medication

Living with asthma is not only difficult, it is also expensive. Buying and keeping sufficient asthma medication handy can in fact make life easier but this can be an expensive proposition as well. The two main categories of asthma medications could be classified as, anti-inflammatory drugs and bronchodilators. The former includes formulations such as corticosteroids, […]

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Radical New Treatment For Asthmatics

For asthmatics, a new and radical treatment is now an option: this involves having a wire inserted into the lungs to actually melt away some of the tissue that causes the airways to squeeze and shut the airways, which is what causes breathing difficulties. Before you rush to find the nearest place offering this treatment, […]