Asthma Triggers

Asthma doesn’t just happen. For the most part, many people live with asthma, unbeknown to the world until something triggers a reaction. Often times they reach for a rescue inhaler, sometimes an attack comes on so fierce they’re forced into the triage unit of the emergency room of the nearest...

Understanding and living with your Asthma

What is Asthma Asthma is a disease that affects your lungs, by narrowing the airways to your lungs. It causes wheeziness, breathlessness, chest tightness and either morning or nighttime coughing. Asthma is a 24/7 disease although you may have no effect from it for ages and suddenly something will trigger it...

The On Going Process Of Living with Asthma

Asthma sufferers know that living with asthma is an ongoing process. It isn’t easy, but it is manageable. Once you master living with asthma, you can get back to living your life. Use your asthma medication regularly, as directed by your physician. Many asthma sufferers manage their symptoms...

Living With Asthma: Living Smoke-Free

Living with asthma doesn’t mean having to suffer through pain. There are many different ways that people who have been diagnosed with asthma can lessen the pain, and the symptoms of asthma. When you’re living with asthma, living smoke-free is one of the best ways to ensure that you have fewer...

Living With Asthma: Learning How to Breathe

When you find out that you have asthma, you suddenly feel like everything has changed. But does living with asthma mean learning how to breathe, all over again? There are many people out there with asthma, and many ways that you can make living with asthma one of the easiest parts of your lifestyle....

Living With Asthma: Avoiding Attacks

When you learn that you have asthma, it can seem like the world is ending. How can you carry on a normal life, if you can’t even breathe? But the world doesn’t have to stop for asthma, and neither does your life. Learn how living with asthma, and avoiding attacks, can be perfectly normal and...

Asthma Worsening

Asthma symptoms, like symptoms with any prolonged illness, can vary from time to time, season to season. Monitoring your symptoms is important; you’ve got to be vigilant, because even the mildest onset of one thing, untreated, can mean big trouble down the road. It’s important to listen to your...

Living with Asthma in children

Children’s Statistics Did you know that 5.9 per cent of children aged 0-4 years have asthma to some degree. Though it is noticeably worse in built up towns due to pollution in the cities and large towns. Symptoms in a young child Symptoms of a cold causing wheezing where there is no other explanation....

Living With Asthma: Breathe Easy

Living with asthma means living with a sort of breathing disability. There are some things, like cigarette smoking, that asthma sufferers can never do. When you can’t breathe easy, living with asthma seems like a real pain. But…does it have to be? Some studies show that one in four Americans...

Diagnosing Asthma

Asthma is no laughing matter and shouldn’t be taken lightly. But how is it diagnosed? Are you even sure you have it? In the past, youngsters and even older adults, who were more in tune with their body’s rhythms, could go on for years and never be correctly diagnosed. As the science gets better,...
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