Changes in humidity and temperature result in an increase in Emergency Department (ED) visits for pediatric asthma exacerbation, according to a report published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.
Did you know that your job could trigger allergies and asthma? Occupational asthma, defined as a lung disorder caused by inhaling fumes, gases, dust, or other potentially harmful substances while on the job, is the most prevalent work-related disease in developed countries.
For millions of Americans with allergies & asthma, summer travel concerns extend far beyond rising gas prices and airline security waits. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology estimates that more than 20 million Americans have asthma and 50 million have allergies. Those traveling this summer will face unique challenges.
Everyone needs to exercise, even people with asthma. A strong healthy body is one of your best defenses against disease. But some people with asthma have exercise- induced asthma. However, with proper medical prevention and management you should be able to walk, climb stairs, run, and participate in activities, sports, and exercise without experiencing symptoms. You don’t have to let exercise-induced asthma keep you from leading an active life or from achieving your athletic dreams.
Summer is here, and people are enjoying fun activities outdoors. Allergy and asthma fighters need to keep in mind that along with the warm weather comes exposure to allergens, which could trigger a potentially harmful attack. This is why maintaining control over allergies & asthma is a must.