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Adult Asthma- Developing Asthma Symptoms After Childhood

When asthma is diagnosed after the age of 10, it is termed adult onset asthma. Some people will have had allergies in early life while others may become sensitive to every day substances encountered in the home or work. Learn what adult onset asthma is, what the symptoms are, how it is different from childhood, and how it is diagnosed and treated.

Dealing With Asthma- What Daily Challeneges Do You Face? What…
Asthma poses us with some very specific, daily challenges that we must overcome to live our lives like we want. What about your asthma effects you the most each and every day, and what do you do to make sure that this challenge does prevent you from living your life to the fullest. See submissions See submissions

Asthma and Sex
Many people probably do not think about asthma and sex together until one affects the other. Sex is an important part of many of our lives and asthma has the potential to significantly impact it. Does asthma affect your sex life? What do you do about it?

Asthma Types- All Asthma Types Are Not the Same
Did you know there are several different types of asthma? While there are similarities, there are also important differences in the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. Learn what you need to know and do to figure out what type of asthma you have.

Asthma Symptoms- What You Need To Know
Are you short of breath, always coughing, or hearing yourself wheezing? Understanding the symptoms of asthma is one of the first steps in getting a diagnosis and appropriate treatment.

Asthma Types- All Asthma Types Are Not the Same
Did you know there are several different types of asthma? While there are similarities, there are also important differences in the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. Learn what you need to know and do to figure out what type of asthma you have.

Asthma Symptoms- What You Need To Know
Are you short of breath, always coughing, or hearing yourself wheezing? Understanding the symptoms of asthma is one of the first steps in getting a diagnosis and appropriate treatment.

Fatal Asthma: Am I at Risk for a Fatal Asthma Attack?
Learn if you might be at risk for a fatal asthma attack and what you need to do if you are.

Wheezing Is a Common Adult Asthma Symptom
What is wheezing? What does it sound like? What do I need to do about it? Learn what you need to know and to related to wheezing.

Fatal Asthma: Am I at Risk for a Fatal Asthma Attack?
Learn if you might be at risk for a fatal asthma attack and what you need to do if you are.

Occupational Asthma- If You Get Asthma Symptoms at Work You May Have …
Do you wheeze, cough, or feel short of breath when you get to work? Occupational asthma is a common work related respiratory condition. Learn what you need to know and do if you suspect your workplace is causing symptoms or making your asthma worse.

Cough Variant Asthma- An Atypical But Not Uncommon Asthma Type
Sometimes cough alone may be the only symptom of asthma. Learn about this asthma type, how it is diagnosed, and treated.

Exercise Induced Asthma - What is Exercise Induced Asthma
If you wheeze, cough, or develop shortness of breath with exercise, you may have exercise induced asthma. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of this common problem.

Five Conditions to Consider With Uncontrolled Asthma

If your asthma is not well controlled despite your best efforts, you may want to consider asking your asthma provider about these five problems that may contribute to uncontrolled asthma. Treating any of these problems may lead to noticeable improvements.

Occupational Asthma- If You Get Asthma Symptoms at Work You May Have …
Do you wheeze, cough, or feel short of breath when you get to work? Occupational asthma is a common work related respiratory condition. Learn what you need to know and do if you suspect your workplace is causing symptoms or making your asthma worse.

Exercise Induced Asthma - What is Exercise Induced Asthma
If you wheeze, cough, or develop shortness of breath with exercise, you may have exercise induced asthma. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of this common problem.

Cough Variant Asthma- An Atypical But Not Uncommon Asthma Type
Sometimes cough alone may be the only symptom of asthma. Learn about this asthma type, how it is diagnosed, and treated.

What Sorts of Things Are You Exposed to at Work?
A whole host of exposures in the workplace may cause or make your asthma worse. What are you exposed to and what are you doing about it?

Asthma & Spirometry- How Spirometry Is Used to Diagnose and Manage Asthma
Spirometry is an important tool in both the diagnosis and management of asthma. Learn what you need to know about spirometry.

What Symptoms Led To Your Diagnosis?
While there are classic symptoms of asthma- cough, shortness or breath, and chest tightness, every patient is different. What were your symptoms?

Asthma Tests- Diagnostic Tests in Asthma
During the process of being diagnosed with asthma or during the course of your treatment, you are likely to undergo a number of different types of tests. Some of the tests you may undergo fairly frequently, while you may never undergo others. Some you can do at home, while others may require you to go to your asthma pr

Diagnosing Asthma- Bronchoprovocation Challenge Testing
Sometimes bronchoprovocation challenge testing is necessary in diagnosing asthma.

Similarities and Differences of Asthma and COPD
Sometimes asthma and COPD occur together. Learn what you need to know and do if you suffer from both of these conditions.

Difficulty Breathing: Is Your Difficulty Breathing Asthma or Something Else?
Difficulty breathing is a symptom that often develops after childhood. Could it still be asthma or could it be something else? Learn more about your difficulty breathing and if your difficulty breathing could be asthma.

Asthma Control- How Is Your Asthma Control?
Based on your symptoms you can determine how well your asthma is controlled.

Asthma & Spirometry- How Spirometry Is Used to Diagnose and Manage Asthma
Spirometry is an important tool in both the diagnosis and management of asthma. Learn what you need to know about spirometry.

Asthma & Peak Flow- Why Is Peak Flow Important For My Asthma
Performing peak flow is important for your asthma. Learn why. Learn how to perform peak flow correctly.

Uncontrolled Asthma & GERD
Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is a common condition that can lead to uncontrolled asthma symptoms.

Asthma Attack Symptoms
You may be able to prevent an asthma attack if you monitor your symptoms. Knowing your asthma attack symptoms is key to gaining this advantage.

Adult Asthma 101: Basic Asthma Facts
Basic facts regarding adult asthma from the American Academy of Allergy Asthma

Asthma Pneumonia: Can Asthma Cause Pneumonia?
Does asthma cause pneumonia? Can pneumonia lead to asthma? Read more and find out.

Similarities and Differences of Asthma and COPD
Sometimes asthma and COPD occur together. Learn what you need to know and do if you suffer from both of these conditions.

Difficulty Breathing: Is Your Difficulty Breathing Asthma or Something Else?
Difficulty breathing is a symptom that often develops after childhood. Could it still be asthma or could it be something else? Learn more about your difficulty breathing and if your difficulty breathing could be asthma.

Asthma Shortness of Breath- How Do You Manage Your Asthma Shortness of Breath
How do you manage your shortness of breath symptoms? What things do you do to relieve your symptoms?

Fatal Asthma: Am I at Risk for a Fatal Asthma Attack?
Learn if you might be at risk for a fatal asthma attack and what you need to do if you are.

Will I Always Have Asthma?
Many people wonder if they will have asthma for the rest of their life? Learn more about this commonly asked question.

Cough Variant Asthma- An Atypical But Not Uncommon Asthma Type
Sometimes cough alone may be the only symptom of asthma. Learn about this asthma type, how it is diagnosed, and treated.

Summer Asthma and Extreme Weather
Extreme weather may make your asthma worse. Learn some things you can do to lessen the effect of extreme weather and extreme heat on your summer asthma.

Asthma Types- All Asthma Types Are Not the Same
Did you know there are several different types of asthma? While there are similarities, there are also important differences in the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. Learn what you need to know and do to figure out what type of asthma you have.

Adult Asthma 101: Basic Asthma Facts
Basic facts regarding adult asthma from the American Academy of Allergy Asthma

Exercise Induced Asthma - What is Exercise Induced Asthma
If you wheeze, cough, or develop shortness of breath with exercise, you may have exercise induced asthma. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of this common problem.

Occupational Asthma- If You Get Asthma Symptoms at Work You May Have …
Do you wheeze, cough, or feel short of breath when you get to work? Occupational asthma is a common work related respiratory condition. Learn what you need to know and do if you suspect your workplace is causing symptoms or making your asthma worse.

Asthma & Spirometry- How Spirometry Is Used to Diagnose and Manage Asthma
Spirometry is an important tool in both the diagnosis and management of asthma. Learn what you need to know about spirometry.

Similarities and Differences of Asthma and COPD
Sometimes asthma and COPD occur together. Learn what you need to know and do if you suffer from both of these conditions.

Difficulty Breathing: Is Your Difficulty Breathing Asthma or Something Else?
Difficulty breathing is a symptom that often develops after childhood. Could it still be asthma or could it be something else? Learn more about your difficulty breathing and if your difficulty breathing could be asthma.

Asthma And Your Long Term Health
Asthma can negatively impact your long term health. Without good control you can eventually experience significant disability. Learn what you need to know and what you need to do to prevent becoming disabled from your asthma.

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