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What Is Omega-3 And How It Benefits Asthma And Allergy?

Asthma is a chronic health condition caused by inflammation of lungs and tracheal ducts. This causes acute breathlessness, wheezing and chest pain in the patients. Studies proved that omega-3 fatty acids found in various foods are known to reduce the deadly symptoms of asthma in the long run for many patients. If you are suffering …

Nebulizer Machine For Babies: Knowing The Side Effects And Risk

Being a genetic disease, asthma cannot have a permanent cure. However, if proper medication along with healthy food and healthy lifestyle habits are followed, asthma symptoms can be suppressed significantly. For most of the toddlers suffering from asthma or similar breathing conditions, the problem automatically goes away as they reach adolescence. But for some children …

Asthma and Diabetes: What’s the Connection?

Millions of people globally suffer from asthma and are living with diabetes too. Many even found that their diabetes and medicines related to it, often interfere with their breathing problems or vice versa. So it is worth looking in detail about the relationship between both these health conditions and whether if one problem can make …

What Is The Difference Between Reactive Airway Disease and Asthma?

With increasing pollution and environmental issues, airway diseases are highly prevalent in the world today. If you are suffering from respiratory conditions, it is highly possible that you have come across the terms of reactive airway disease and asthma. Although both these terms are many times used interchangeably, these are not the same. In many …

What Is A Hand Held Nebulizer: How To Use Them At Home?

Nebulizers are essential for asthma patients, but not many know about the history of this path-breaking device. It was in early 1858 when the first powered inhaler i.e. nebulizer was invented. French scientist Sales-Girons is credited with this mind-blowing invention which helped treat Asthma patients. This nebulizer was a rough version which was later in …

Is Running Good For Asthma: 7 Safety Tips for Runners

It is very inconvenient and frustrating for athletes when they find that they are suffering from breathing problems which may or may not be asthma. In many cases, athletes or runners think that they have asthma, but in many cases, it is not the actual problem. So, before you take any further step in treating …

Nocturnal Asthma Symptoms: Prevention Tips and Remedies

About 70-80 percent of asthma sufferers suffer from symptoms at least once in a week with a condition known as nocturnal asthma. This often impairs the quality of the sleep and shows a negative impact on everyday life making it difficult to handle day to day tasks and your work. So, what is nocturnal asthma? …

Can Smoking Cause Asthma?

For decades, medical practitioners have insisted their patients to give up smoking as it may cause them bronchitis, cancer of the lungs, tuberculosis, and severe breathing problems such as asthma. Asthma and smoking statistics show that smoking cigarettes, cigars and pipes is harmful to our body and lungs in many ways. Especially for an asthmatic …

Is Coffee (Or Caffeine) Good For Asthma Attack?

Methylxanthine is one of the asthma medications used which includes Theobromine, Theophylline and caffeine. All these ingredients of the medicine work by interfering with certain protein to relax down the inflamed asthmatic muscles. Researches on asthma patients also showed that 2 cups of strong coffee, when taken during an asthma attack, can significantly reduce the …

Atopic Vs Nonatopic Asthma: The Difference and Best Treatment Options

Atopy or atopic syndrome is defined as an individual’s tendency to suffer from certain allergic conditions when they get in contact with the type of allergens that are usually harmless for others. For an atopic individual (who is hypersensitive to allergens) suffering usually start with skin reactions like eczema which may sometimes accompany conditions such as …

Swimming with Asthma: Know The Benefits and Risks Involved

Swimming, no wonder is one of the best exercises for all. No matter whether you are a kid or adult, it can really prove beneficial for enhancing your overall well being. But, an important question that comes to mind is – is swimming good for asthma? In the below article we will try to discuss …

Signs of Asthma in Toddlers and Natural Home Remedies

Asthma is basically a respiratory disorder, which blocks the airways. In many cases, the causes could not be detected; but they may be genetic and environmental. Asthma in toddlers often occurs due to the inflammation in the lungs and airways when they are exposed to triggers like airborne pollen or air pollution. Emotions, such as …

Eczema and Asthma: About The Allergy And Connection Between Both

Various studies reveal that eczema, asthma and seasonal allergies are all linked to each other and can cause the other if you have been suffering from one of them. It has been seen that children are more likely to develop eczema when one or both of the parents are suffering from either eczema, asthma, or …

Can GERD or Heartburn Cause Asthma?

Asthma is one of the major respiratory disorders where bronchial tubes become swelled up and expanded due to inflammatory reactions. This creates excessive discomfort in the person, particularly while exhalation. As such there are several causes for the occurrence of asthma in an individual, but the most common one is allergy. Also, there are certain …

7 Best Herbal Medicines and Natural Herbs for Asthma

Herbal medicines have a lot of advantages over commercially manufactured drugs. First of all, these are readily available in the community at a very affordable price. And secondly, these are as effective as other expensive preparations and work without any side effects. Presently, there are numerous herbal medicines that have been manufactured to take the …