You are viewing Allergic Living United States | Switch to Canada
Allergies, Asthma & Gluten-free

SIGN UP For Our Free e-Newsletter

Submit
Click To See Past Newsletters

Search Results for: asthma

home.feature.pollen-grains

Why So Many Allergies – Now?

It’s a big, big question. The answer is just not as simple.

Posted in Food Allergy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Allergies, Celiac, Asthma: This Site’s Got It All

Sept. 27, 2010 Allergic Living magazine proudly announces the complete rebuild of its website Allergicliving.com. The new site becomes a leading, one-stop, comprehensive resource for those living with food allergies, celiac disease, asthma and environmental allergies. “This is no mere cosmetic renovation,” Gwen Smith, Allergic Living’s editor and content director, says of Allergicliving.com. “We made […]

Posted in Media Release | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Advice on Asthma September Peak

Q. My 12-year-old son is one of the kids whose asthma peaks on the return to school. He’s fine in the summer, then back to school – and, wham, he’s got colds, and wheezing or coughing at night. Any recommendations on how to prevent a sequel this fall? Dr. Waserman: What you are describing is […]

Posted in Dr. Susan Waserman | Tagged | Leave a comment
Asthma diagnosis

Asthma Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

I think I have asthma. Now what? SYMPTOMS Some signs of asthma include a chronic cough, difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest, or wheezing. Talk to your doctor if you or your child has a cough that keeps you up at night, a cold that won’t go away, shortness of breath or wheezing after exercise, […]

Posted in Asthma | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments
All About Asthma-2

All About Asthma

When a person with asthma is exposed to one of their “triggers” – such as allergens, cigarette smoke, exercise or viral infections, that person’s airways will produce mucus in the airways. Exposure to an allergic trigger, such as cat dander or tree pollen sets off that person’s immune system, causing inflammation and swelling in the […]

Posted in Asthma | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment
Exercise & Asthma

Do You Get Asthma When Exercising?

People often wonder how asthma will affect their life and in particular, their ability to exercise and play sports. But experts agree: with a combination of avoiding triggers and medication, people with asthma should be able to live active, healthy lives. In fact, it’s important that people with asthma do exercise, as this helps them […]

Posted in Asthma | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment
IMG_1633

Asthma Devices and How They Work

Most of the commonly used asthma medications are inhalers. These devices deliver medications right to the lungs, allowing them to work only where they are needed. Tips for Using Inhalers 1. Using inhalers correctly ensures maximum benefit of the medication. To check if you are using your inhaler correctly, demonstrate your technique in front of […]

Posted in Asthma | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Understanding Asthma Medications

Jolanta Piszczek is a pharmacist and Certified Asthma Educator (CAE). Asthma medications are commonly divided into two groups: the “relievers” and the “controllers”. Many people will use both –“controllers” to prevent asthma symptoms from occurring and “relievers” to treat occasional asthma symptoms. These drugs can come in a variety of forms. (See Devices section for […]

Posted in Asthma | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment
home.feature.hypoallergenic.cat

Non-Allergic Cat: Soon A Pet To Get

There’s a race on to be the first with a sneeze-free cat.

Posted in Pollen, Pets | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment
sb10069478ak-001

Schools that Breathe

For too long, students with asthma and allergies have suffered with
symptoms in dusty, moldy, chemical-smelling classrooms. But now some
schools are wiping the slate clean – with a healthy approach to air.

Posted in Asthma | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment