Search results for: “asthma”

  • Manage asthma in cold weather this winter

    In some children with asthma, cold weather conditions or changes in temperature can cause flare-ups in asthma symptoms or trigger an asthma attack, especially cold and dry air. Asthma…

  • Outgrow asthma? Don’t hold your breath…

    As much as children and their parents might want to believe it, there is little chance kids will outgrow asthma. However, asthma can often be managed effectively and even…

  • Exercise and asthma: Could it lead to an attack?

    Exercise can lead to an asthma attack. Commonly referred to as exercise-induced asthma, coughing and wheezing are common symptoms people with asthma may experience while exercising. If you have…

  • Vocal cord dysfunction and asthma: What’s the difference?

    Vocal cord dysfunction and asthma can make breathing difficult for people of all ages. While patients with asthma and vocal cord dysfunction can have shortness of breath and cough,…

  • Farm life linked to lower asthma, allergy rates

    Children who grow up on farms where animals are raised have a lower likelihood of developing asthma, allergies and eczema. This stays true their whole life.

  • What you need to know about using an inhaler

    Using an inhaler incorrectly can result in poorly controlled asthma, with studies suggesting up to 50 percent of patients may not be using their inhaler correctly. An inhaler is…

  • Allergies or COVID-19: What are the differences?

    Editor’s note: This article was published on May 11, 2020. COVID-19 information and recommendations are subject to change. For the most up-to-date information, visit the Centers for Disease Control…

  • When you should see an allergist

    An allergy is the immune system’s overreaction to foreign substances that are usually harmless in most people. There is a spectrum of symptoms that range from mild to life-threatening.…

  • Sleep your way to a healthier heart

    Did you know the amount you sleep each night could have a major impact on your heart health? “Adults who sleep less than seven hours each night are more…