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Signs that Your Child’s Asthma is Getting Worse

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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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When is Wheezing Serious?

There are many different types of coughs that happen for several reasons. Whether as a reaction to a seasonal allergy, or a case of a spreading cold virus, coughing is our body’s way of getting rid of any irritants or particles that have made their way into our respiratory system. While coughing can be a …

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Can Vaping Make Asthma Worse?

The short answer is “yes.” There are several studies that definitively show that vaping makes asthma worse. The method of delivery makes very little difference in terms of the toxins you inhale or the damage done to your lungs. The only valid argument for vaping as a healthier option is the fact that they enable …

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How Do You Know If You Have Asthma?

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Asthma is a leading chronic disease in children and plagues more than 25 million Americans according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Although there is no cure for asthma, there are ways to manage it and mitigate attacks. However, many people may be unaware sufferers of asthma. As a top asthma doctor in …

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The Hidden Costs of Air Pollution

We may think we are saving money and time with many things that contribute to air pollution. In reality, we are taking years off our lives and putting more money into curing the diseases that it causes. Air pollution is causing more and more lung and heart disease than ever before. Clean oxygen is absolutely …

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New Study Raises Concerns About Diagnosed Asthma

Asthma is a fairly common disease and affects many people in different ways. To some it’s annoying, to others, it can be deadly. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America reports that 8.3% of Americans have asthma. Although there is no cure, asthma is treatable if diagnosed; however, there is a concern that the diagnosis …

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Controlling Asthma Without Your Inhaler

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Over 18 Million Americans live with asthma. Traditionally, they are treated with inhaled and/or oral medications to help control airway inflammation and acute attacks. These treatments are often necessary if the patient wishes to avoid frequent attacks and hospital visits. The Big News is increasing evidence suggests that specific lifestyle changes and integrative treatments have …

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Parenting Children with Asthma

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People of all ages are diagnosed with Asthma every year. However, if you are parenting a child with asthma, you will have special concerns. To visit an asthma specialist in New York, get in touch with Dr. Shukla today for a consultation. Diagnosing Asthma in Children Most children who have asthma present symptoms before they …

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Why is Cold Air Harder to Breathe?

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Anyone who has spent prolonged periods of time outside in extremely cold weather has experienced the burning sensation in their lungs when they inhale frigid air. This is because when we take a breath, the humidity in the air must be warmed up to body temperature before reaching our lungs. In the winter time, air …

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Supporting Children with Asthma

Asthma affects people of all ages. As parents, we deal with a wide range of issues and learning how to support our children through difficult periods is what makes us stronger—and brings us closer together. If have children with asthma, you know your job comes with a few extra challenges. Fortunately, there are a number of …

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