Asthma Problems

Asthma Questions: The Hygiene Hypothesis Asthma Questions: The Hygiene Hypothesis

Question: I’ve heard something called the “hygiene hypothesis”... 

How To Cope With An Asthma Attack: Sufferers How To Cope With An Asthma Attack: Sufferers

As anyone with asthma will know, worrying about suffering an asthma attack (medically... 

How To Cope With An Asthma Attack: Non Sufferer How To Cope With An Asthma Attack: Non Sufferer

If you, as a non-sufferer, have ever witnessed an asthma suffering enduring an asthma... 

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Asthma Help

Asthma Questions: Confirming Diagnosis Asthma Questions: Confirming Diagnosis

Question: I have read up on asthma symptoms and I am concerned that I suffer from... 

Asthma Sufferers: What You Should Avoid Asthma Sufferers: What You Should Avoid

Although asthma is largely controllable with medication, there are certain stimulants... 

Asthma Questions: The Hygiene Hypothesis Asthma Questions: The Hygiene Hypothesis

Question: I’ve heard something called the “hygiene hypothesis”... 

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Asthma - General Information

Asthma Questions: Can A Child “Grow Out” Of Asthma? Asthma Questions: Can A Child “Grow Out” Of Asthma?

Question: My daughter is six years old, and I recently took her to the doctor as I had noticed she was occasionally struggling to breathe and was coughing a lot. She was diagnosed with mild asthma and given two inhalers to use, which seem to be doing the job. I have, however, heard that sometimes children of my daughter’s age “grow out”... [Read more of this article]

Learning To Live With Asthma Learning To Live With Asthma

Asthma is a respiratory illness, caused by an inflammation and subsequent narrowing of the ‘tubes’ of the lungs (medically known as the bronchi). It is largely incurable but is not life threatening, and for many asthma sufferers it is merely a matter of learning to shape their life around asthma and discovering tips on how to deal with it. When... [Read more of this article]

The Ins and Outs of Asthma Treatment The Ins and Outs of Asthma Treatment

Although asthma is defined as a chronic (i.e. long term) illness, it is not usually life threatening – and for most sufferers becomes more of an annoyance than a genuine threat to their well-being. As one of the most common non-life-threatening illnesses in the world, asthma is well studied by medical research scientists, and as a result there... [Read more of this article]

Asthma Help: Coughing So Hard, Can’t Take Inhalers Asthma Help: Coughing So Hard, Can’t Take Inhalers

Question: I have asthma, and find it particularly difficult first thing in the morning when it’s winter. I tend to cough a lot and it’s quite uncontrollable – to the extent where I cannot take my reliever inhaler to correct the problem. I get in to a disturbing cycle of coughing / not being able to inhale the medication, and it really... [Read more of this article]

Home Remedies To Soothe Asthma Irritation Home Remedies To Soothe Asthma Irritation

While any asthma sufferer should always first and foremost rely on their inhalers and other medication to ease the condition, there are at-home remedies that can be tried. Please not these should be used in conjunction with formal medical treatment, not as a replacement. Ideally, try one of these methods if you have already used your medication and... [Read more of this article]

The Symptoms of Asthma The Symptoms of Asthma

Asthma is one of the most known illnesses that are seen as chronic (meaning ongoing and usually livelong) without posing severe threat to life. Asthma is a respiratory – lung – based illness, effectively caused by inflammation of the linings of the tubes in the lungs. This, in turn, means the tubes (the medical term is the “bronchi”... [Read more of this article]

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