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Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2013’

Asthma Triggers and How to Avoid Them-By Penny Stump

There are several asthma triggers that can bring on an asthma attack. Many of these triggers can be avoided. This will prevent unwanted attacks and give you a chance to live a better life. There are several indoor triggers that you can control. There are also outside triggers that you can avoid. Not all triggers will be able to be …

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Cold Weather’s Effect on Asthma-By Kathy Trumbull, MD

For many people the weather has turned frightfully cold, with temperatures at least below freezing and many times below zero. Asthma sufferers can be affected significantly and hospital admissions for asthma routinely increase during cold weather. Cold outdoor air will not contain as many allergens as warm air so allergens are not believed to be the cause of difficulties when …

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Asthma: An Ongoing Problem for Millions-By Penny Stump

There is nothing pleasant about an asthma attack. Anyone that suffers with asthma knows how serious these attacks can get. Millions of people around the world suffer from asthma. The causes can range from allergies to reasons unknown. Often there will be something that can cause asthma to get worse. People with asthma will often avoid certain things so they …

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Common Asthma Causes

Various different things may cause asthma in children and also in adults. Some causes are common for all asthmatics with the condition while others are more personal or specific, affecting only a some individual or another. Basically, asthma is caused by genetic (relating to genes or heredity) and environmental factors (Relating to the natural world and the impact of human activity on its …

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Seasonal Asthma

Seasonal(characteristic of a particular season of the year) asthma refers to the condition which is characterized by the inflammation and constriction of the airways that is caused mainly by airborne allergies, such as pollen in spring season. Seasonal asthma tends to show up in a seasonal cycle as a response to increasing the airborne allergens as seasons keep changing during …

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