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New Drug Free Asthma Treatment Could Change Lives

20 million Americans suffer from asthma and live restricted lives unable to do things that most of us take for granted, however a new non drug asthma treatment called Bronchial Thermoplasty could offer hope for millions. Jeff Craddock is an asthma sufferer whose job was such that he used to have a rescue inhaler between […]

How To Avoid Indoor Allergens?

How To Avoid Indoor Allergens?

Asthma is often a reversible condition, but can be life threatening if not given the proper management. One step closer in dealing with this disease is to identify the particular allergen you have that causes your untimely asthma attacks. There are several allergens that cause asthma attack, it can be found from the food you […]

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A Look At Asthma And Older Patients

Usually asthma is diagnosed fairly early in life so that there are child asthmatics that live restricted lives due to their condition. Asthma is generally known to be a disease of younger people. However, an often overlooked demographic among asthmatics are the people over 40. When a person gets their first asthma attack after the […]

Can Changing Your Child’s Diet Help To Prevent Asthma?

Can Changing Your Child’s Diet Help To Prevent Asthma?

The answer to that question would be “quite likely”. More and more research is now showing that asthma is a disease that owes itself substantially to lifestyle related factors and that making good choices now for children can help prevent them getting asthma later in life. This may be of particular interest for those people […]

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Report Reveals Discrimination Against People With Asthma

A new report has revealed something that many asthma sufferers may have suspected for a while – that severe asthma sufferers face widespread discrimination. Asthma sufferers who were interviewed reported to having faced prejudice that stems from great ignorance among people about the seriousness of their condition and how disabling it can be. Since the […]

How Successfully Does Homeopathy Manage Asthma?

How Successfully Does Homeopathy Manage Asthma?

People who have asthma know how scary an attack can be and would constantly like to be vigilant about managing asthma as best possible. It is likely you have considered homeopathy to help manage asthma, however it would be a valid question to ask, does homeopathy for asthma really work? Homeopathy for asthma has been […]

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Allergic To Sunscreen? What To Do?

Here are some questions and answers about sun and sunscreen allergies: Q. Can you be allergic to the sun? A. Polymorphous light eruption which manifests in different types of rashes occur mostly among Caucasians living in northern latitudes. It happens after being exposed to sun after a lot spell of not being exposed and this […]

The Cons Of Allergy Shots

The Cons Of Allergy Shots

If you are considering allergy shots, there are some of the cons or negatives of the procedure that you should be familiar with: Allergy shots don’t work for all kinds of allergies. For instance, this treatment is not available for chronic hives (urticaria) or for food allergies. Also allergy shots are not for everyone. People […]

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Identifying Triggers Key To Asthma Management

As this article highlights and as any asthmatic will tell you, the key to asthma management is to identify its triggers. 1 in 15 Americans is asthmatic, a condition that can be fatal in rare cases, so it is vital to identify triggers that could be: Outdoor triggers such as mold, grass, weed, pollen, or […]

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Researchers Hopeful About Non-Steroidal Asthma Treatment

Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia are hopeful that a promising new treatment could offer a non steroidal anti inflammatory therapy for asthmatics, which could be a major breakthrough. The new therapy made from human protein, was seen to significantly decrease disease signs in mice, making it possible for new treatments to emerge for […]