All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘GERD’

Cough Variant Asthma

This article is a continuation from each description of the Types Of Asthma. While normal cough may follow the usual symptoms associated with asthma in Cough Variant Asthma but cough alone may be a precursor(a thing that comes before another of the same kind; a forerunner) to or the sole symptom in an asthmatic. So when cough is the only asthma symptom, this is known as …

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Asthma Treatment and Prevention

Asthma is a condition that affects about 10% of the total population of children in some developed countries, but its onset can occur at any age under 40. It is a chronic illness that affects the airways that carry air in and out of the lungs. What happens during an episode is that the muscles of these airways tighten, allowing …

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GERD And Asthma-Whats The Connection?

Acid reflux or GERD is very common in adults over age 40 but actually anyone can get it even infants. Studies have shown that approximately 75% of asthma patients also suffer from GERD. GERD can result in permanent injury to the esophagus or can cause pre-cancerous changes in the esophagus (Barrett’s esophagus). It also seems to be one of the major …

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