Asthma

Tracey G. Ingram, AuD

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…

Jenny Smiechowski

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…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

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?

Jenny Smiechowski

The common, treatable condition fueling your asthma

Asthma makes you dang uncomfortable. And for most asthma sufferers, this discomfort is a lifelong burden. Sometimes, it even gets worse with age. But what if there was a common, treatable health issue making your asthma worse than it has to be?

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

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…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

How food can improve your asthma symptoms by half

Most asthma sufferers rely on daily medicine to control their symptoms, but new research is offering a better, more natural way to take control of asthma than those prescription drugs and their side effects… and the improvement is huge…