3 household nasties that make asthma worse
Some experts say asthma has become an epidemic in our country. And once you’ve got it, its symptoms hit you again and again. Luckily, researchers have identified the three bigest asthma culprits lurking in your home that if you can tame, could help you get better control of your symptoms.
Why the connection between asthma and osteoporosis?
Asthma can be deadly. The symptoms include coughing, tightness in the chest and wheezing. Because there currently is no cure for asthma, management of the condition is the best our health care providers can offer. However, recent research is proving those treatments can come at a cost…
Steroids for asthma may lower inflammation but carry chronic side-effects
If you don’t have asthma, you probably know someone who does and know they keep an inhaler close by. Oral steroids can be part of asthma management, too, since inflammation is a troublesome component of the condition. But experts fear these medications are being overprescribed and are leading to some very serious side effects…
The diet that could help people with asthma breathe easier
According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation, more than 25 million Americans now suffer from asthma. That’s 25 million people that have to take more extensive precautions with their health in these unprecedented times. So, what should you be doing now to protect yourself if you have asthma?
The common household practice destroying your lungs
Your lungs are vital to your health and your life. But did you know that lung diseases are one of the leading causes of death? Being a non-smoker is not enough to keep you safe, considering this household practice hurts your lungs as much as 20 years of smoking…