#asthma

Pets & Animals | Allergy

How Does the Weather Affect Asthma?

Does the weather affect your asthma? Find out how heat, cold and thunderstorms can make it hard to breathe -- and what you can do about it.

Health & Fitness | Health

Brittle Asthma: Types, Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

You’ve likely heard of asthma, but you may not know about a rare form of it called brittle asthma. Learn about the signs, triggers, and treatments for this serious form of the condition.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Score Another One for Fruit and Veg: They Protect Against Allergic Asthma

For the first time, work in mice shows that dietary fibre, found in fruit and vegetables, influences gut microbes in ways that affect how easily airways become inflamed

Health & Fitness | Health

Is There a Link Between Asthma Symptoms and Heartburn?

Learn why there's a connection between heartburn and asthma, and find out how you can take care of both problems.

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Thunderstorm Asthma: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Find out more about this weather-related, asthma condition that can cause serious problems for people with asthma, hay fever, or pollen allergies.

Health & Fitness | Health

Pictures: Natural Ways to Ease Asthma Symptoms

You can do more than take medication to manage your asthma. Several other things can help you breathe more easily.

Health & Fitness | Health

Unusual Asthma Symptoms: Cough, Sleep Problems, Anxiety, and More

Learn more from WebMD about unusual asthma symptoms that may point to other health conditions.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Chemicals in dryer sheets could cause you asthma, rashes, even cancer

Have you ever been out for a walk in your neighborhood, and gotten a whiff of someone else’s laundry? The perfume smell is no friend to the environment, and it’s certainly no friend to your body either. Fragrances are among the world’s top five al

Health & Fitness | Health

Pictures of Foods That Help and Hurt Your Asthma

Even though there's no specific asthma diet that can help your condition, certain foods may help or harm your breathing. Learn the pros and cons of fruits, veggies, fish, and more.

Pets & Animals | Allergy

Pictures: Natural Ways to Ease Asthma Symptoms

You can do more than take medication to manage your asthma. Several other things can help you breathe more easily.

Health & Fitness | Health

Unusual Asthma Symptoms: Cough, Sleep Problems, Anxiety, and More

Learn more from WebMD about unusual asthma symptoms that may point to other health conditions.

Health & Fitness | Health

Asthma Survival Guide for Allergies

You can live a full and active life even when you have allergic asthma.

Health & Fitness | Health

Video on Hidden Triggers of Asthma

Dust and pets are common allergens, but what not-so-obvious triggers are making it hard to breathe?

Pets & Animals | Allergy

Asthma Assessment: Is It Time to Change Your Plan?

Take this assessment to find out if you’re doing all you can to keep your asthma under control.

Health & Fitness | Health

Asthma Facts in Pictures: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments, & More

This WebMD slideshow takes a look at asthma symptoms and treatment options, as well as the most common causes of asthma and what can trigger an asthma attack.

Health & Fitness | Health

15 Most Common Lung Problems: Asthma, Bronchitis, COPD, and More

Breathing problems, coughing, chest pain: Find out which symptoms could mean problems with your lungs and when to see your doctor.

Health & Fitness | Health

Asthma Attack Signs, Treatments, and Prevention

Are your asthma symptoms serious? Rate and track your asthma symptoms here for better asthma control.

Health & Fitness | Health

Quiz: Asthma Facts, Treatments, and Triggers

Coughing, wheezing, trouble breathing? Test how much you know about asthma facts in this WebMD quiz.

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Telemedicine is as effective as in-person visits for children with asthma

New study shows patients who live far from allergists can still get specialty care.

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Reducing Asthma Exacerbations, Improving Patient QoL With Azithromycin

Azithromycin reduced exacerbations and improved quality of life in adults with asthma in a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Fish oil pills for pregnant moms may cut asthma risk in kids

Children whose moms took high doses of fish oil during their last three months of pregnancy were less likely to develop chronic wheezing problems or asthma by age 5, finds a study that suggests a possible way to help prevent this growing problem.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Marijuana Relieves Both Asthma & Anxiety

Cannabidiol, or CBD, could be helpful in achieving what an inhaler can while also decreasing patient anxiety. A 2015 study by Labratório de Fisiopathologia Experimental in Brazil found that CBD could be helpful in reducing mucous production associated wi

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Health Secrets of the Amish

We knew that farming protected against allergies and asthma. Now we know what kind of farming.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Shut your Mouth and Change your Life | Patrick McKeown

Decongest your nose, increase your body temperature and activate your bodies relaxation response in three to four minutes by simply altering your breath. Aut...

Pets & Animals | Dogs & Other Animals

There’s a Sea Otter With Asthma and She Knows How to Use an Inhaler

Mishka, who lives at the Seattle Aquarium, is the first sea otter diagnosed with the condition.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

How to Avoid July Fourth Allergy Flare-Ups

Smoke, stings, mold are common summer allergens that can trigger asthma, allergy attacks, experts say

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Asthma Triggers Infographic | Healthy Child Healthy World

Some 6.8 million American children have asthma. Help your child breathe easier with these asthma-fighting tips.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

The Air Quality Blog by Rabbit Air – Rabbit Air

Health & Fitness | Asthma & COPD

Environmental Concerns Led to Jump in Cost of Asthma Inhalers: Study – WebMD

Price of 'rescue' medication nearly doubled, researchers say

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups – WebMD

Emergency visits, hospitalizations for airway disease dropped by half after procedure, study finds

Health & Fitness | Health News

Another Medical Society gives Buteyko a thumbs up: British Thoracic Society - Breathing Expert

the British Thoracic Society has given the Buteyko Method a grade A recommendation for asthma treatment.

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Cat, Dust Mite Allergies Linked to Childhood Asthma: MedlinePlus

Find information on health conditions, wellness issues, and more in easy-to-read language on MedlinePlus, the up-to-date, trusted health information site from the NIH and the National Library of Medicine.

News | In the News

Researchers Shed Light on Asthma's Mysteries - WSJ

As many as half of asthma sufferers have a form of the lung disease known as nonallergic asthma, a particularly confusing type of the lung disease.

News | Interesting Links

Breathing Easier- APA Monitor: November 2013