All the basics including symptoms, side effects, triggers, and treatments for the disease.
Adult Onset Asthma
Asthma can strike at any time of life, but can be difficult for doctors to diagnosis in adults. Read more to learn about the risk factors and symptoms of adult onset asthma.
Anaphylaxis and Asthma
Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening allergic reaction. Read on to learn about the cause, treatment and management of anaphylactic shock.
Asthma and Pain
Did you know pain can be a signal of worsening asthma symptoms or that pain can result from an asthma attack? Learn about asthma and pain, and what you can do to keep your asthma pain under control.
Asthma and Pregnancy
Are you pregnant and have asthma? Read on to learn how asthma can affect pregnancy and what you can do to have a safe, healthy pregnancy for you and your unborn child.
Asthma Capitals for 2015
Check out the new asthma capitals for 2015 compiled by the AAFA. How does your city rank?
Asthma in Older Adults
Asthma is a growing problem for people 65 and over. Learn why asthma's often undiagnosed or misdiagnosed in this age group and how asthma is treated when we get older!
Asthma Severity Classifications
What does it mean if your asthma is diagnosed as mild intermittent? Read on for an explanation of the four asthma severity classifications, their typical symptoms and treatment.
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Breastfeeding and Asthma
New mothers who have asthma worry if their asthma medications are safe for their newborns. Read on to learn the benefits of breastfeeding and how asthma medications effect a nursing mother and her baby.
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Brittle Asthma Facts
Brittle asthma is one of the most complex and severe forms of asthma. Read on to learn the facts about brittle asthma, medications used and the important of asthma management for brittle asthma patients.
Cardiac Asthma vs. Bronchial Asthma
Have you heard of cardiac asthma? What are the differences between cardiac asthma and bronchial asthma? Read on to learn more about each of these medical conditions and how they're treated.
Childhood Asthma Risk Factors
The incidence of asthma is going up for children worldwide. Here are some signs and symptoms to watch for, and how to take action if your child is diagnosed with asthma.
COPD and Asthma
Did you know it's possible to have both asthma and COPD? Read on to learn the facts about ACOS and how it's treated.
Corticosteroids to Combat Asthma
Corticosteroids are a common treatment for asthma and allergies. They are not like anabolic steroids. Read more to learn the differences, and how corticosteroids are beneficial in asthma control.
Cystic Fibrosis and Asthma
Cystic fibrosis and asthma are two separate diseases; however, they share some similar symptoms. In addition, some CF patients can also have asthma. Read on to learn more about CF and how doctors determine if a patient has both asthma and CF.
Dangers of Rescue Inhaler Overuse
Did you know it's possible to overuse your rescue/quick relief inhaler? Read on to learn about health issues caused by overuse of albuterol, the signs and symptoms to watch for and what you need to do if you or a loved one is overusing!
Famous people, around the world, have coped with asthma. Even so, they went on to complete their missions in life. Look over this list and look for ways to fulfill your life's potential, in spite of asthma.
Find a Dentist Who Treats Asthma Patients
Some asthma patients seem to have more cavities than people in the general population. Dental work can pose problems for some asthmatics. Learn how to find an asthma who treats with asthma patients, and how to find the dentist who will best for you and your kids.
General Anesthesia and Asthma
General anesthesia presents some risks for asthma patients. Read on to learn how general anesthesia effects asthma, and learn about guidelines for safe use of general anesthesia for asthmatics.
How Asthma Is Diagnosed
Have you wondered how asthma is diagnosed? Read on to learn about the most common asthma tests and how they're done!
How to Help During an Asthma Attack
Do you know how to help someone during an asthma attack? It is a scary situation, but your help can mean the difference between life or death. Follow these 7 steps in order to help during an asthma attack.
Is it Asthma or Bronchitis?
At times it can be hard to determine if you have asthma or bronchitis. Read on to learn about the differences between these conditions and possible tests and treatments!
Keep Asthma Controlled at the Dentist's
Visiting the dentist can be a safe and comfortable experience, even if you have asthma. Read on to learn about asthma triggers at the dentist's office, along with steps that may help to control your asthma during dental work.
Premature Birth and Asthma
Preterm babies have a higher risk of developing serious
medical problems, including asthma. Learn steps you can take to increase the
odds your baby will be born at term.
Self-Education for Asthma Patients
Newly diagnosed asthma patient feeling lost? Find out how self-education enhances the lives of asthma patients and their families.
SLIT Immunotherapy Allergy Treatments
Sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) is a painless, safe way to desensitize your immune system to specific allergens. Read on to learn the benefits and side effects of SLIT.
Spirometry Tests for Asthma
Doctor’s typically order a spirometry test if they suspect you may have asthma. Learn more about this test and some steps you can take to ensure an accurate test!
Statistics on Asthma for 2010
Here’s a look back at statistics on asthma for 2010. Learn why following asthma stats is important.
Tips to Avoid Nocturnal Asthma
Nocturnal asthma can make you feel miserable during the day. Find out more about nocturnal asthma and how you can get a good night's sleep.
Tips to Stay Safe Buying Asthma Medicines Online
Is it safe and legal to buy your asthma medications from online pharmacies? Read on to learn how to stay safe when buying your medications from online pharmacies.
Top 25 U.S. Asthma Capitals for 2014
Check out the 2014 U.S. Asthma Capitals by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America! Is your city on the list? Learn how this list can help your asthma!
Understanding Asthma Signs and Symptoms
Is your asthma under control? Do you understand and recognize the signs and symptoms of an asthma attack? Recognizing the signs of an asthma attack can save your life or the life of a loved one.
Vocal Cord Dysfunction and Asthma
Vocal cord dysfunction is a breathing problem often confused with asthma. Learn what VCD is, how it’s diagnosed and treated!
What Does an Asthma Attack Feel Like?
Learn what it feels like to have an asthma attack and how to relax and breathe easier during an asthma flare or attack.
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