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Asthma Basics- What You Need to Know and Do About Your Asthma

What do I need to know and do to improve my asthma? Asthma is a complicated, chronic and often often frustrating disease. Here you will learn about asthma basics that will make managing your asthma or your child's asthma easier. Find out what asthma is, its affect on your body, symptoms to look for, and how to get better control of your asthma.

What Do You Know About The Causes Of Asthma?
Scientists are trying to understand the causes of asthma, but have not been successful to this point. Learn about a number of the proposed theories related to the causes of asthma.

Asthma Diagnosis- How Did You Feel Getting An Asthma Diagnosis
Getting an asthma diagnosis can be overwhelming. How did you feel when you got an asthma diagnosis?

Asthma And New Year's Resolutions: 5 New Year's Resolutions F…

People make all sorts of New Year's resolutions this time of year. Why not make a commitment to getting your asthma under control and make a New Year's resolution to improve your health. While achieving your New Year's resolutions can be difficult, …

Difficulty Breathing: Is Your Difficulty Breathing Asthma or Something Else?
Difficulty breathing can be scary and bothersome. Difficulty breathing may also make you worry that you could have asthma. Learn if your difficulty breathing could be asthma or something else.

Difficulty Breathing: Is Your Difficulty Breathing Asthma or Something Else?
Difficulty breathing can be scary and bothersome. Difficulty breathing may also make you worry that you could have asthma. Learn if your difficulty breathing could be asthma or something else.

What Is Your Asthma Severity Classification?
Measuring your asthma severity is one of the keys to getting control of your asthma. By doing so, your doctor can recommend specific treatments and you can see how your treatment is progressing.

Asthma Medcation Side Effects
You may take a number of different medications for your asthma, but what do you know about asthma medication side effects? All medicines have side effects - some are bothersome, some worrisome, and some emergencies. Learn what you need to know about your asthma medicine’s side effects.

Asthma Medcation Side Effects
You may take a number of different medications for your asthma, but what do you know about asthma medication side effects? All medicines have side effects - some are bothersome, some worrisome, and some emergencies. Learn what you need to know about your asthma medicine’s side effects.

Asthma Medcation Side Effects
You may take a number of different medications for your asthma, but what do you know about asthma medication side effects? All medicines have side effects - some are bothersome, some worrisome, and some emergencies. Learn what you need to know about your asthma medicine’s side effects.

Why It Is Important To Monitor Asthma Symptoms
Unless you regularly monitor asthma, you may have difficulty in getting it under control. Learn about 2 ways you can successfully monitor your asthma.

Asthma Types
What asthma type do you have? Asthma classification is important and can help guide your asthma treatment. Learn more about several ways to identify the types of asthma.

Asthma & Your Immune System
Your immune system is very complex, but holds some keys to understanding why your asthma symptoms may be worsening and understanding treatment for your asthma.

Getting A Diagnosis Of Asthma Is Not Always Easy
Sometimes finding out that your symptoms are caused by asthma can be difficult, which can be kind of scary. Here you will find out how you and your doctor can go about figuring out if your symptoms are from asthma.

Difficulty Breathing: Is Your Difficulty Breathing Asthma or Something Else?
Difficulty breathing can be scary and bothersome. Difficulty breathing may also make you worry that you could have asthma. Learn if your difficulty breathing could be asthma or something else.

What Is Going on in My Lungs During an Asthma Attack?
Three main things are occurring in your lungs during an asthma attack. Your symptoms and treatment are targeted around them.

IgE and Asthma
Some patients with poorly controlled asthma may have elevated IgE levels, and benefit from treatment. Learn what you need to know and do about IgE and asthma.

Less Common Causes of Wheezing
Not all that wheezes is asthma! While wheezing is just one of the common symptoms of asthma, and may be part of symptoms associated with COPD and vocal chord dysfunction, a number of other disease can be associated with wheezing. Learn about some of the less common conditions that may cause you to wheeze.

The Flu and Asthma
Because asthmatics are at increased risk of complications from the flu, it is important to lnow how to treat flu if you have asthma.

IgE and Asthma
Some patients with poorly controlled asthma may have elevated IgE levels, and benefit from treatment. Learn what you need to know and do about IgE and asthma.

IgE and Asthma
Some patients with poorly controlled asthma may have elevated IgE levels, and benefit from treatment. Learn what you need to know and do about IgE and asthma.

Nocturnal Asthma - Symptoms and Overview of Nocturnal Asthma
Nocturnal asthma is one of the common asthma types. Symptoms predominate and typically occur at night.

Asthma Pathophysiology: What Does Asthma Pathophysiology Mean?
If you can understand the pathophysiology of asthma, you can understand why your doctor prescribes certain medications or asks you to do certain things in treating your asthma. Learn more about the pathophysiology of asthma.

Chest Tightness-Is Your Chest Tightness Asthma
Chest tightness is one of the classic asthma symptoms and, while chest tightness is common, you need to make sure your symptoms are not due to a more serious condition. Learn what it means, when you should call your doctor, the questions your doctor is likely to ask, and what tests your doctor may order.

Chest Tightness-Is Your Chest Tightness Asthma
Chest tightness is one of the classic asthma symptoms and, while chest tightness is common, you need to make sure your symptoms are not due to a more serious condition. Learn what it means, when you should call your doctor, the questions your doctor is likely to ask, and what tests your doctor may order.

The Flu and Asthma
Because asthmatics are at increased risk of complications from the flu, it is important to lnow how to treat flu if you have asthma.

The Flu and Asthma
Because asthmatics are at increased risk of complications from the flu, it is important to lnow how to treat flu if you have asthma.

Chronic Cough and Asthma- Is My Chronic Cough Related To My Asthma
Chronic cough is one of the 5 most common reasons people see a doctor. Is your cough related to your asthma? What do you need to know and do to better care for your asthma?

Nocturnal Asthma - Symptoms and Overview of Nocturnal Asthma
Nocturnal asthma is one of the common asthma types. Symptoms predominate and typically occur at night.

Asthma Diagnosis- What Symptoms Led To Your Asthma Diagnosis
Asthma has many symptoms. Some people experience a lot of them, while others experience only a few. What symptoms led to your asthma diagnosis?

Chronic Cough and Asthma- Is My Chronic Cough Related To My Asthma
Chronic cough is one of the 5 most common reasons people see a doctor. Is your cough related to your asthma? What do you need to know and do to better care for your asthma?

Allergic Asthma: A Common Type of Asthma
There are many different types of asthma. Learn what you need to know to improve allergic asthma.

Tips To Keep Running With Asthma
Many asthma patients don't think running is good for them. Find out how you can keep yourself running with asthma.

What Are The Signs of Asthma?
If you understand the signs of asthma, you will be able to get a diagnosis more easily and understand treatment. Learn about the signs of asthma and what you need to do.

What is Reactive Airway Disease?
Reactive airway disease can mean different things to you and your doctor. Learn more about reactive airway disease.

What Is The Difference Between Inhaled & Oral Corticosteroids?
There are number of different types of corticosteroids you might take for your asthma. Learn about the important differences for your asthma.

Making Your Bedroom Free of Asthma Triggers
We spend a lot of time in the bedroom so we want to make it trigger free. Check out these 10 tips to make your bedroom more asthma friendly.

Asthma Frequently Asked Questions
Because asthma is a long term, chronic disease there are questions that come up time and time again. Learn the answers to these commonly asked questions.

Respiratory Problems In Asthma
Respiratory problems in asthma are not always the classic ones. Some asthma symptoms make diagnosis challenging.

Respiratory Distress in Asthma
While we want to avoid respiratory distress, it is important for us to recognize the signs of respiratory distress so that we can take action.

The Effect of Asthma on Long-Term Health
A review of asthma pathology, long-term effects, and ways to help control asthma symptoms.

What is Asthma?
What is asthma? Learn about what asthma is, statistics about asthma, types of asthma, and general information regarding diagnosis and treatment.

Definition of Atopy
Do you know what atopy is?

Asthma Attack- What Is Most Frightening About An Asthma Attack
Asthma attacks can be scary. Some people are scared they may die or not be able to locate their medication. What is it about asthma that scares you? Here is your chance what you think is most scary about asthma. Sharing with others may make asthma seem less scary.

Shortness of Breath and Asthma- What Does Shortness of Breath Mean fo…
Shortness of breath is a common asthma symptom. Learn what it means and what you need to do.

Respiratory Distress in Asthma
While we want to avoid respiratory distress, it is important for us to recognize the signs of respiratory distress so that we can take action.

What is Asthma?
What is asthma? Learn about what asthma is, statistics about asthma, types of asthma, and general information regarding diagnosis and treatment.

Managing Asthma Symptoms: Identifying and Tracking Your Asthm…
Knowing the signs and symptoms of your worsening asthma is an important part of contrlling your asthma.

Asthma Symptoms and Diagnosis- Learn More About Asthma Sympto…
Asthma symptoms and diagnosis can be scary for parents and patients. Learn what you need to know and do related to your asthma symptoms and working with your doctor to get a diagnosis.

What Do I Do in an Asthma Attack?
When your asthma symptoms worsen you need to know what to do. Learn how your asthma care plan will guide you and the symptoms you need to look for.

Getting A Diagnosis Of Asthma Is Not Always Easy
Sometimes finding out that your symptoms are caused by asthma can be difficult, which can be kind of scary. Here you will find out how you and your doctor can go about figuring out if your symptoms are from asthma.

Is Your Chest Wheezing Asthma?
An important tenet in asthma care is that 'not all that wheezes is asthma.' Learn about some of the common and not so common causes of chest wheezing.

Shortness of Breath and Asthma- What Does Shortness of Breath Mean fo…
Shortness of breath is a common asthma symptom. Learn what it means and what you need to do.

Is Your Chest Wheezing Asthma?
An important tenet in asthma care is that 'not all that wheezes is asthma.' Learn about some of the common and not so common causes of chest wheezing.

Chronic Cough and Asthma- Is My Chronic Cough Related To My Asthma
Chronic cough is one of the 5 most common reasons people see a doctor. Is your cough related to your asthma? What do you need to know and do to better care for your asthma?

Is Your Chest Wheezing Asthma?
An important tenet in asthma care is that 'not all that wheezes is asthma.' Learn about some of the common and not so common causes of chest wheezing.

Shortness of Breath and Asthma- What Does Shortness of Breath Mean fo…
Shortness of breath is a common asthma symptom. Learn what it means and what you need to do.

Respiratory Distress in Asthma
While we want to avoid respiratory distress, it is important for us to recognize the signs of respiratory distress so that we can take action.

Nocturnal Asthma - Symptoms and Overview of Nocturnal Asthma
Nocturnal asthma is one of the common asthma types. Symptoms predominate and typically occur at night.

Understanding Your Asthma Medication
Understanding your asthma medications is an important part of getting control of your asthma. It not only helps with using asthma medications safely, but it will make you healthier.

Flu Shot And Egg Allergy- Flu Shot Safe For Kids With Egg Allergy
Egg allergy has been a reason for asthmatics to avoid the flu vaccine. This has changed- see the latest information.

8 Tips For Parents Of Teens With Asthma
Parenting a teenager is difficult and adding asthma does not make it any easier. You will need to change your parenting stle to help your teen gain asthma control.

ScanMed QR- A Personal Health Record That Might Save Your Life
Personal health records allow you to make sure all your doctors have all of your medical information and to make sure emergency responders get the information they need in a timely fashion.

How Good Is Your Nebulizer Machine?
There is often a belief that nebulizer machines are a more powerful treatment. However, you may be getting less medication than you think.

What Is Health Insurance?
'What is health insurance' is really a more complex question than it seems. With all the options, bells, and whistles that are available, you may wonder what you really need and if it is worth the cost.

Asthma Classification
Asthma classification is key to understanding your asthma. Based of of your symptoms or more objective measures like peak flow, your asthma classification helps you know how you are doing.

What Are the Advantages of Having a Primary Care Physician?
Many patients with asthma know they need a specialist, but often may not have a primary care doctor. Learn why you may want to consider seeing a primary care doctor.

Is My Trouble Breathing Asthma?
Trouble breathing is one of the main problems with asthma. Do you know what might be asthma and what might be something else?

Asthma Goals
Goals are an important part of anything meaningful we want to accomplish. Asthma goals are no different. If you set asthma goals than you can track your progress towards achieving them.

Do I Have Asthma?
You may experience symptoms and ask yourself "do I have asthma" or "does my child have asthma"? Learn what you need to do to get answers if you are asking yourself this question.

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