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avoiding cat allergy

Avoiding Cat Allergy – A Comprehensive Guide

Like dogs, cats can be good pets but with cats you always have the risk of getting allergies. This is mainly due to the hairiness of the felines. But allergies does not mean that you have to stop cuddling your pet or stay away from other family members. Just a little bit of precaution can […]

nut allergy

Do’s and Don’ts of Nut Allergy

Nut allergy is a type of allergy or hypersensitivity against dietary substances from tree nuts resulting in severe symptomatic outbursts. It is caused by over-stimulated immune system and is a lifelong disease. People suffering from nut allergies are not allergic to only one kind of nut; however, they may be allergic to certain kinds, and […]

deal with asthma attacks without inhalers

Tips to Deal with Asthma Attacks without Inhalers

Asthma is a chronic ailment of the airways caused by the inflammation of the bronchial tubes of the lungs which get clogged by mucus. The symptoms accompanying the disease include wheezing, coughing, chest-tightening and shortness of breath. An asthma attack can be triggered anywhere, primarily due to allergens, such as cigarette smoke, dust, pollen, fur […]

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Tips to Make your Home Asthma-Free Zone

Asthma is an allergic inflammation of the airways and is a chronic ailment characterized by airflow obstruction and bronchial spasm, both of which are reversible but recurring symptoms. The noticeable symptoms include coughing, wheezing, breathlessness, tightening of chest. Asthma may be caused by the conjunction of environmental as well genetic factors. The disease is diagnosed […]

tips for using asthma inhalers

Simple Tips for using Asthma Inhalers

As an asthma patient you might know how painful and troublesome it is when you undergo continuous wheezing and coughing. The only thing that comes in handy at that hour of desperation when you feel claustrophobic is an asthma inhaler. The most commonly used one is the metered dose inhaler. Some of you may want […]