Q: My 15-year-old has asthma and is learning to play the saxophone. If he practices a lot, he has shortness of breath afterward and sometimes the next day. Should he choose a different instrument? Dr. Bassett: Any exercise, even blowing into a windward or brass instrument can provoke asthma, notably shortness of breath, during and… Read more »
From recurring symptoms to supplements and gluten-free diet solutions, three experts weigh in on our readers’ celiac questions.
An itchy, runny nose, irritated eyes, and a tingling mouth could indicate that you’re allergic to ragweed.
From Allergic Living magazine; to subscribe click here. ON a crisp October morning in 2014, Betsy Robbins waited impatiently in the hospital recovery room with her still-groggy husband, who 30 minutes earlier had undergone an intestinal biopsy. She looked up, expectant, when the gastroenterologist entered the room. “Your husband either has intestinal cancer or celiac disease,” he said bluntly. “The odds… Read more »
Non-steroidal antifungals reduced coughing and improved breathing, asthma patients reported.
Researchers say that diarrhea should be no longer regarded as the cardinal symptom of celiac disease.
Researchers recently discovered how a certain protein could help in managing celiac disease.
Q: After taking asprin recently, I began to get asthma symptoms. I’ve since read online that some asthmatics are sensitive to asprin. Can you tell me why? Dr. Bassett: A small number of those with asthma can be adversely affected by asprin and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen. In some cases, the resulting… Read more »
A new study suggests that eating a high-fiber diet may help reduce lung inflammation associated with asthma.