Antique pieces and salvaged materials can make for one-of-a-kind interiors. They’re also environmentally friendly, can be cheaper than newer items and are often the best bet for those suffering from asthma and allergies.
Our guide is full of practical, at-home steps you can take to be more vigilant about trigger management, even in adverse conditions, inside and out.
They prowl our beds and sofas, invisible to us, but hugely allergenic. Here’s the latest on dust mites, and what you can do to protect your family.
Tackle asthma triggers before you head to or host events to ensure that you have a healthy and happy holiday season.
It is important to know what triggers your asthma, so that you can avoid that trigger as much as possible.
The doctor’s advice sounds clear enough – if pets make you wheeze and sneeze, stay away. But anyone with animal allergies knows life isn’t always so simple. Some people whose eyes are aflame after five minutes near a sheepdog can live with a poodle without ever cracking a tissue box. Others find that regularly bathing… Read more »
Air pollution irritates this lung condition. But could smog cause asthma?
Asthmatics are living half lives, shunning exercise, medications and coughing their way through the night. It doesn’t have to be this way. Article from the Canadian edition of Allergic Living. Adrienne Smith has been battling with her asthma since she was diagnosed at the age of 13. For Smith, high school gym class was particulary… Read more »
Much work is being done to educate North Americans about controlling asthma, and hospital admissions are down. But what remains consistently unimproved is the so-called asthma spike – the day on which many parents will show up at the hospital with school-age children in the throes of asthma attacks. Using data accumulated since 1990, scientists… Read more »