Asthma Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

Inhaler - How Long Will My Inhaler Last
How Long Will My Inhaler Last? When will my inhaler run out? Figure out how long your inhaler will run out so you do not run out of medication.

Asthma Diagnosis - How Do I Know If I Have Asthma
Do I have asthma? Diagnosing asthma can be difficult. Learn about the symptoms that may cause you to think of asthma and what you need to do.

Asthma Diagnosis - How Do I Know If My Child Has Asthma
A baby can't tell you what symptoms they're feeling, so it's important that you look out for these specific ones. Learn what you need to know and do.

What a Classification of Severe Persistent Asthma Means
Severe persistent asthma is a type of classification that helps doctors manage your disease. Learn more about the symptoms and the treatment options.

Screen Time and Asthma
Can games improve your child's asthma? Learn about how one innovative game is making a difference.

Cockroaches and Asthma- Roach Control to Improve Your Asthma
Cockroaches are common pests in the U.S. Learn how to decrease your exposure to cockroaches.

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Pulse Oximeters For Your Asthma
Pulse oximeters are devices used to determine how well you body is exchanging oxygen. We review several oximeters available for home use.

What Prednisone Side Effects Am I At Risk For?
What Prednisone side effects am I at risk for? It is important to know what side effects you might be at risk for and what you can do to prevent them.

Inhaled Corticosteroids - Asthma Treatment Options
What are inhaled corticosteroids? How do they work? What are the side effects? Learn what you need to know and do to better control your asthma.

Intermittent Asthma Requires A Thoughtful Approach
Based on your symptoms an asthma classification will guide your asthma treatment. Learn what you need to know about intermittent asthma treatment.

Less Common Causes of Chest Wheezing- It's Not All Asthma
Asthma isn't the only condition that causes a wheezing symptom. Learn about some of the less common conditions that may cause you to wheeze.

Black Box Warning- All About a Black Box Warning
A black box warning helps ensure that drug labeling is clear, consistent and provides essential information asthma providers need to know when prescribing a medication for you.

Infant Asthma Symptoms- What Infant Asthma Symptoms Are Warning Signs?
Infant asthma symptoms can be very scary and you may wonder if you need to call your doctor. Learn which symptoms you should consider calling your doctor or bringing your child in to be seen immediately.

New Asthma Medications- All About New Asthma Medications
When you are prescribed new asthma medications it is important to be an informed patient. Learn what questions to ask about your new asthma medications so that you can get the most out of them.

Mild Persistent Asthma: Diagnosis and Treatment Options
Mild Persistent Asthma is a chronic condition and classification is based on many different factors, including many symptoms and a lung function test.

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Asthma Poll
Check out our previous asthma polls and vote if you have not done so already. Learn what others think about issues related to asthma.

Neb Treatment
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A Neb Treatment Is An Easy Way To Get Your Asthma Medication
A neb treatment is an easy and convenient way to get your asthma medication. See pictures of different people getting their neb treatment.

Neb Treatment
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Neb Treatment
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Neb Treatment
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Neb Treatment
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Neb Treatment
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Asthma And GERD - All About Asthma And GERD
If gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD) is affecting your asthma, there are a number of things you can do before going to the doctor to get a prescription for GERD.

Famous People With Asthma- Jerome Bettis
Asthma can affect lots of people with asthma, even famous ones. Learn more about these famous people with asthma. Page 5.

Famous People With Asthma- Kenny G
Asthma can affect lots of people with asthma, even famous ones. Learn more about these famous people with asthma. Page 4.

Frequently Asked Questions About Allergic Asthma
Get answers to your questions about allergic asthma, the connection between nasal allergies and asthma, eye allergies, skin allergies and more.

FAQs About Asthma Causes & Asthma Risk Factors
Get answers here to your most frequently asked questions about the causes of asthma and asthma risk factors. Find out how you can reduce your risk for developing asthma.

Frequently Asked Questions About Asthma in Children
Get answers to your questions about asthma in children. Asthma in kids is the most common chronic illness of childhood but there is no reason to let it interfere with your child's life.

Questions About Asthma Medications
Get your questions about asthma medications safety, effectiveness, and uses answered here.

FAQs About Asthma Control, Asthma Prevention & Asthma Treatment
Get answers to your most common questions about asthma control, asthma prevention and asthma treatment. Get the asthma facts and asthma help you need here.

FAQs About Metered Dose Inhalers - MDIs
Get answers to all of your most common questions about metered dose inhalers, also known as MDIs. What MDI questions do you have?

FAQs About Peak Flow Meters - Peak Flow Meter Questions
Get answers to all of your most common questions about peak flow meters. What peak flow meter questions do you have?

Adult Asthma - Asthma in Adults
Adult asthma is similar to asthma in kids, but there are some differences too. Asthma in adults can be more difficult to control and asthma medications can vary.

Asthma Allergens - Asthma Triggers
Some asthma triggers are allergic in nature. They are called allergens. Learn what substances are classified as asthma allergens.

Allergies and Asthma
People who have asthma also often have various types of allergies. Nasal allergies (sometimes called hayfever) are the most common, but eczema and food allergies occur frequently too.

Alternative Asthma Treatments - Alternative Therapies for Asthma
Alternative asthma treatments and much desired by most of us with asthma. We search for alternative therapies that may reduce the amount of daily asthma medicine we take. Find out which ones, if any, really work.

Allergic Asthma - The Asthma-Allergy Connection
Allergic asthma exists due to a strong asthma-allergy connection. Learn more about the role of allergies in asthma and how asthma can change through the seasons of the year. Get help with identifying your indoor asthma allergy triggers and your outdoor allergens that can be asthma triggers.

Asthma - Alternative Therapies for Asthma
Get the scoop on all of the research about alternative therapies for asthma, such as special breathing techniques, yoga, and more.

Asthma Basics - What You Need to Know About Asthma
Understanding some asthma basics will help you manage your asthma or your child's asthma better. Find out what asthma is, how it affects your body, what asthma symptoms to look for, and how to control asthma.

Asthma Basics
Facts about asthma and other asthma basics such as asthma information on what is asthma, asthma types, asthma statistics, and who is at risk for asthma.

Frequently Asked Questions About What Causes Asthma
Get answers to your most frequently asked questions about what causes asthma.

Asthma Causes & Risk Factors
Here is a rundown on the common asthma causes and risk factors. It is difficult to prevent asthma, but you can reduce your risk or your child's risk for developing asthma.

Asthma Drug Profiles - Asthma Medicines Actions, Side Effects, Risks
Asthma drug profiles help you find out what you need to know about the different asthma medicines - how they work (actions), possible side effects, and potential risks, as well as interactions with other medicines.

Asthma Glossary - Terms & Definitions
Having trouble understanding a medical term having to do with asthma? Our asthma glossary will clarify things for you. Find asthma terms and definitions here.

Immunologist - Asthma Specialist - Definition of Immunologist
Immunologists specialize in treating conditions that have to do with the immune system, including asthma and allergies. Learn more about immunologists.

Asthma Glossary and Asthma Definitions
The asthma glossary will give short asthma definitions and descriptions for common asthma terms.

Asthma in Adults: Workplace Issues with Asthma, Occupational Asthma
Asthma is often thought of more in connection with children, but asthma in adults does occur frequently. Some adults have had asthma since childhood; for others, asthma develops during adulthood, particularly in the case of occupational asthma. Learn more about workplace issues with asthma and how asthma affects your overall long-term health.

Asthma in Kids
Asthma in kids is quite common, but still worrisome to parents. Learn what you need to know about the symptoms of infant asthma, dealing with asthma and school, an asthma action plan for children and more. Get answers to questions such as, how do I talk to my child about asthma?

Asthma Lifestyle Changes - Living with Asthma Effectively
There are asthma lifestyle changes you can make that will enable living with asthma effectively. Trigger avoidance, health living, and more will all assist you to achieve your asthma treatment goals.

Asthma Management - How to Achieve Asthma Control - Asthma Prevention
Effective asthma management and asthma prevention is essential if you hope to achieve asthma control. Managing asthma takes a combination of asthma treatment, asthma lifestyle changes, and support of family and friends, all aimed towards the appropriate asthma treatment goals for your age, condition, and type of asthma.

Asthma Meds Research - Asthma Medications & Medicines
Asthma meds research - find out the latest research results into asthma medications and asthma medicines.

Asthma News & Asthma Blogs Archives
Find the latest asthma news and asthma blogs archives here.

Asthma Prevention Strategies - Preventing Asthma Symptoms
Whenever possible, it's a good idea to take steps to prevent asthma from developing, or at least to prevent asthma symptoms from flaring up and getting worse. Find tips and advice here on how to do that.

Asthma Prevention Techniques: Reducing Your Risk for Developing Asthma
Using certain asthma prevention techniques, there is some likelihood of reducing your risk for developing asthma. Learn how to prevent asthma and get the answer to the question of asthma cures.

Asthma Research
Find out about asthma research and interesting asthma studies.

Asthma Risks Research - Asthma Research Studies About Risks
Get the latest updates on asthma risks research. Find out what asthma research studies have looked at the risks of developing asthma. How can you prevent asthma?

Asthma and School - Keeping Asthma Kids Healthy at School
Kids have the right to stay healthy at school. Get tips on how to check if your school is asthma-friendly, your child's rights, and more.

Asthma Symptoms - Symptoms of Asthma
Find out what asthma looks like -- what are asthma symptoms? And how are the symptoms of asthma like or unlike symptoms of similar conditions?

Asthma Testing & Allergy Testing for Asthma
There are a number of tests doctors can use to diagnose asthma. Find out about asthma testing and allergy testing used for allergic asthma diagnosis.

Asthma Treatment - Medical Treatment for Asthma
Asthma treatment is an important part of your asthma management plan. This category can help you learn about traditional asthma treatment strategies.

Asthma Triggers
Asthma triggers are the things that can set off an asthma attack, such as allergens, environmental triggers for asthma, and stress-induced asthma. Understanding how to avoid asthma triggers can help you better manage your asthma.

Animal Dander - Potent Asthma Trigger and Allergy Trigger - Animal Dander
Picture of Animal Dander

Bermuda Grass - Picture of Bermuda Grass
See this picture of Bermuda Grass, so that you can work to avoid a common asthma and allergy trigger: grass pollen. Knowing about what triggers asthma symptoms can help you with asthma control.

Dust Mites - Picture of Dust Mite
This picture of what dust mites look like is misleading. They are, in reality, too tiny to be seen readily with the naked eye. Dust mites are a common indoor asthma and allergy trigger.

Fire Ant - Picture of Fire Ant - Stinging Insect
Use this picture of a fire ant to identify one of the stinging insects that can trigger allergies and a severe allergic reaction called "anaphylaxis" — something every person with asthma should know about.

Giant Ragweed - Picture of Giant Ragweed
The Giant Ragweed plant emits 1 billion grains of pollen each fall. Ragweed pollen is a potent asthma and allergy trigger for many people. This picture of giant ragweed may help you avoid it in the future and keep your asthma under control.

Honeybee - Picture of Honeybee - Stinging Insect
Use this picture of a honeybee to identify one of the stinging insects that can trigger allergies and a severe allergic reaction called "anaphylaxis," something every person with asthma should know about.

Maple pollen - Picture of Maple Pollen
This picture of maple pollen is greatly magnified. In reality, maple pollen is too tiny to be seen with the naked eye, but millions of grains circulate each spring, bringing seasonal allergy misery to sufferers. Tree pollen is a common asthma trigger.

Mold - Picture of Mold Spores
This picture of mold spores represents a common asthma trigger found both indoors and outdoors. Getting to know your asthma allergens can help you avoid them and keep asthma under control.

Ragweed Pollen - Picture of Ragweed Pollen
Ragweed pollen is one of the most common asthma triggers and allergy triggers for seasonal fall allergies. This picture of ragweed pollen is greatly magnified. Pollen is actually too tiny to be seen with the naked eye, but efforts to avoid it will help maintain asthma control.

Insect Allergens - Picture of a Cockroach, Most Common Indoor Insect Allergens
Indoor insect allergens, such as the cockroach in this picture, are frequent triggers of asthma and allergy symptoms in urban environments. Learning how to avoid insect allergens can make a big difference on asthma control.

Paper Wasp - Picture of a Paper Wasp - Stinging Insect
Use this picture of a paper wasp to identify one of the stinging insects that can trigger allergies and a severe allergic reaction called "anaphylaxis" — something every person with asthma should know about.

Allergy Triggers & Asthma Triggers - Pictures of Allergy Triggers & Asthma Triggers
View pictures of allergy triggers and asthma triggers photos in order to better understand the allergens that set off your asthma symptoms and allergy symptoms.

How to Avoid Asthma Triggers & Irritants
Get tips & advice on how to avoid the asthma triggers that set off your asthma symptoms. Trigger avoidance is the first step to asthma control.

Coping with Asthma for Families
Coping with asthma can be a challenge at times. Get tips and advice on how to help your child and family live well with asthma.

Diagnosing Asthma: Learning How Is Asthma Diagnosed
Diagnosing asthma is done through a combination of your medical history, including asthma symptoms, as well as through different kinds of asthma pulmonary function tests like your peak flow meter levels. Learn how to understand your test results and what to tell your doctor abotu your breathing problems.

Do I Have Asthma - Are Your Symptoms Asthma Symptoms?
Are you asking, do I have asthma? Asthma symptoms can be similar to symptoms from colds and other lung conditions. So you might wondering if your symptoms are actually asthma symptoms or something else. The articlse in this section may give you some insight.

Do I Have Asthma - Are Your Symptoms Asthma Symptoms?
Are you asking do I have asthma? Asthma symptoms can be similar to symptoms from colds and other lung conditions. So you might be wondering if your symptoms are actually asthma symptoms or something else. The articles in this section may give you some insight.

FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions About Asthma
Get answers to your questions about asthma here from our Asthma Guide, a registered nurse and health educator who is living with asthma every day of her life.

Questions About Asthma Control, Asthma Treatment, and Asthma Prevention
Get the answers to your most frequently asked questions about the topics of asthma control, asthma treatment, and asthma prevention.

Questions About Allergic Asthma
Get answers to your questions about allergic asthma here.

Frequently Asked Questions About Asthma in Children
Parents, get answers to your most common questions about children's asthma. Get the fact on asthma in kids.

Frequently Asked Questions About Asthma Triggers
When you have asthma, you're always hearing about controlling your triggers. But what is a trigger and what does it mean to control them?

Questions About Working With Doctors
Get answers to your questions about working with doctors in managing your asthma and allergy care.

Asthma Irritants
Some asthma triggers do not cause the usual allergic reaction that leads to asthma symptoms. Instead, they just further inflame already irritated airways. They are known as irritants.

Asthma Treatment for Children
Find out about how asthma is treated in infants and children, and how it differs from adult asthma treatment.

Living With Asthma: Your Asthma Treatment Plan & More
Living with asthma can be challenging, but with a structured asthma action plan, you can take control. Get tips for coping with asthma, advice about asthma stress relief and dealing with flare-ups, and draw inspiration from asthma case studies and famous people with asthma, including athletes with asthma.

Frequently Asked Questions About Metered Dose Inhalers
Get the answers you need to the most frequently asked questions about metered dose inhalers, or MDIs for short.

Asthma Medication FAQs
Get your questions about asthma medications safety, effectiveness, and uses answered here.

Asthma Medication Guide - Asthma Medicines
This asthma medication guide provides detailed information on asthma medicines and asthma prescriptions, from metered dose inhalers to quick-relief medicines to controller medicines to dry powder inhalers.

Asthma Medication Guide: List of Asthma Medicines
Learn important patient information for the most common asthma medications. Find out how each asthma medicine works, who should take it, common side effects, and interactions with other medications. Pictures of the asthma medication (pills, capsules, bottles, etc.) are also included in most cases.

Metered Dose Inhalers - How to Use MDI, MDI Tips & More
Metered dose inhalers are probably part of your asthma treatment plan. Find out how to use an MDI, get MDI tips and more information on your metered dose inhaler.

Nasal Allergies | Allergic Rhinitis
Nasal allergies are closely related to asthma. In fact, most people who have asthma also have allergies. Find out what you need to know about nasal allergies and how to deal with them.

Newly Diagnosed With Asthma? Get the Asthma Facts Here
If you have just been newly diagnosed with asthma, learn the asthma facts you need to know here. Learn about asthma treatment, preventing asthma, lifestyle changes you need to make, and more.

Newly Diagnosed With Asthma? Get the Asthma Facts Here
If you have just been newly diagnosed with asthma, learn the asthma facts you need to know here. Learn about asthma treatment, preventing asthma, what lifestyle changes you need to make, and more.

News Archives - August 2007
Get the asthma news and blogs from August 2007.

News & Blog Archives - December 2007
Get the latest news and blog archives for Asthma@About.com here.

News & Blog Archives - January 2008
Get the latest news and blog archives from Asthma@About.com here in one place.

Asthma News Archives - July 2007
View the archives of the news blog on Asthma @ About.com for July 2007.

June 2007 News Archives from Asthma at About.com
View the archives of the news blog about asthma at About.com.

News & Blog Archives - November 2007
Get the November 2007 news and blog archives for Asthma@About.com here.

News & Blog Archives - October 2007
Get the October 2007 news and blog archives for Asthma@About.com here.

News & Blog Archives - September 2007
Get the September 2007 news and blog archives for Asthma@About.com here.

Asthma News Archives - February 2008
Get the latest news and blog archives from Asthma@About.com here in one place for February 2008.

Asthma News & Research - Blog Archives, Asthma Research & More
Search our archives and links to find asthma news and asthma research.

Other Asthma Triggers
Some asthma triggers don't fit into the categories of asthma allergens or asthma irritants exactly. Find out more about other types of asthma triggers.

Peak Flow Meter Questions and Answers
Here are the answers to some of your most frequently asked questions about peak flow meters--how to use them, who needs a peak flow meter, what they are for, and more.

Peak Flow Meters - A Tool for Asthma Control
Peak flow meters are a simple device that can be used by people who have asthma as an effective monitoring tool for greater asthma control. Find out what you need to know to get the most out of your peak flow meter.

Asthma Product Reviews
Asthma Product Reviews - Get the scoop on various asthma product reviews. Learn about the pros and cons of each product.

Related Conditions to Asthma - GERD, EIA, Allergies & More
There are other chronic diseases that are common complications of asthma or that often occur alongside asthma. Get more information on conditions such as allergies, GERD, depression, and more.

Allergies and Asthma Through the Seasons
Allergies and asthma can change with the seasons, depending on which triggers you are sensitive to. It's important to understand the challenges that you'll face during each part of the year, so that you know what to do to keep your asthma and allergies under control.

Asthma Self Care / Asthma Monitoring
A big part of asthma management & asthma control is learning how to optimize your self care through monitoring and other measures. Get the scoop here on how to make asthma self care a priority.

Signs / Symptoms of Asthma
Getting a handle on the signs and symptoms of asthma is essential. Get the information you need on identifying asthma symptoms, tracking your asthma signs and symptoms, what happens during an asthma attack, and how to tell is it asthma or a cold.

Support for Asthma: Asthma Resources, Asthma Support Groups & More
Support for asthma can make the difference in your coping. Learn about the asthma resources that are available on the Web, find a local asthma support group or web-based asthma forum. You will also find tips for asthma caregivers and advice for putting together a strong team approach to dealing with your asthma.

Types of Asthma - Asthma Classifications and More
There are several different types of asthma. Allergic asthma is certainly the most common, but it is not the only asthma type. Find out about asthma classifications and the different types of asthma.

Asthma Medications - Types of Asthma Medicines
Learn about the various types of asthma medications your doctor may prescribe -- the pros / cons, possible side effects, how they work, and more.

Working With Your Doctor to Manage Your Asthma
Working with your doctor to manage your asthma is important. Find out what you need to know about when to see the doctor about asthma symptoms, the types of allergy asthma doctors, and tips for talking to your doctor. We even have a doctor visit checklist!

Timothy Grass Pollen - Picture of Timothy Grass Pollen
See this picture of Timothy Grass pollen, so that you can work to avoid a common asthma and allergy trigger: grass pollen. Knowing what triggers asthma symptoms can help you with asthma control.