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Anatomy of a Childhood Lung

Concept image of a childhood lung

Anybody dealing with pulmonary issues must visit a lung care specialist to get proper treatment. While people of all ages can visit the same doctor, there is a big difference in the way lungs are treated depending on how old the patient is. A lot of parents don’t know that the anatomy of a childhood …

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Types of Lung Diseases and Their Causes

Lung health is highly important due to the integral role your lungs play in your overall health and daily life. Lung diseases are common and impact millions of people across the globe. Now, lung disease may be caused by infections, genetics, smoking, or a variety of other factors. Below are some of the common types …

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How Children’s Lungs Grow

Child breathing with growing lungs.

The lungs are one of three major parts of the respiratory system and integral to your overall health and well-being. Your respiratory system is made up of the airway, lungs, and muscles for respiration. Lungs begin to form in the womb and continue throughout a child’s developmental years. Below you will find helpful information on …

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Can Asthma Improve On Its Own?

Woman experiencing asthma symptoms at home sitting on a bed.

Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition characterized by the inflammation of the airways in response to exercise, an allergen, or another irritant. In most cases, asthma cannot go away on its own. However, many patients with asthma experience variations in the severity of their asthma throughout their lives. This is especially true for those diagnosed …

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Educating Your Child About Asthma

Illustration of woman educating her children about asthma.

Asthma impacts a large number of children in the United States. In fact, over 6 million children have asthma. Of those 6 million, over half have suffered an asthma attack or episode. This can be really scary for both parents and children. Having a game plan for your child is important if they have an …

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Exercise and Lung Health

Man doing yoga exercise in a park to boost lung health.

Exercise has often been known as a helpful remedy for a variety of health issues. From depression and anxiety to insomnia, getting in some cardio or weight training can really change things for the better. Exercise and lung health are also closely related in terms of your overall health. Below you will find more information …

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Breathing Exercises for Stress Management

Illustration of Woman practicing breathing exercises for stress relief.

Stress comes in many shapes and forms, but no matter how you experience it, it is overwhelming and probably unhealthy. Too much stress can lead to physical, mental, and psychological health issues that will only get worse over time. If you feel like you are about to collapse under the weight of a mountain of …

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Guide for Parents of Children with Asthma

Guide for parents of children with asthma.

No parent wants to see their child suffer from the effects of asthma. While it is very possible and easy to control asthma symptoms, there may be certain times where you aren’t there to provide immediate assistance to your child. It is important that both you and your child know exactly how asthma works, what …

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Why Does Running Make My Nose Run Too?

Why Does Running Make My Nose Run Too?

Why does running make my nose run too? Exercise-induced rhinitis is the name of the condition that explains why you might experience allergy symptoms, such as a runny nose, whenever you run or perform any other activity that includes intense physical activity. Other examples may include swimming, biking, or skiing. Although certain aspects of exercise-induced …

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Signs that Your Child’s Asthma is Getting Worse

Signs child's asthma getting worse.

Asthma is a chronic disease. There is no cure, but there are plenty of treatments that can allow people with asthma to live a relatively normal and happy life. Unfortunately, the condition is unlikely to remain static through your entire life. So how can you spot signs your child’s asthma is getting worse? Many people …

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