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Facts and Statistics of Asthma in Children (Infographic)

One of the chronic health problems affecting the quality of lives of children in the US today is asthma. This happens when the interior walls of the air pipes carrying air to the lungs become sore or bulge a bit. Of the 20 million people in US suffering from asthma, about 9 million are children. The chances of Asthma turning into a [...]

Does your child have asthma?

Asthma is serious and something that you need to detect and treat as soon as possible. Some children are more susceptible to asthma and it is important that you recognize the signs of a problem if and when they arise. If your family has a history of allergies or asthma, the chances of your child [...]

Some Interesting Facts about Asthma

Nobody understands that frightening and vulnerable feeling of not having any breath better than a victim of asthma.  Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects over eleven percent of the population by making the airways particularly sensitive to irritants.  As a result of this, breathing becomes extremely difficult and often experience symptoms of asthma [...]

Asthma

What is Asthma? Unlike a normal person, the lungs and airways of people with asthma are hypersensitive to various trigger factors, such as exercise, pollens or cold air. They react abnormally and due to these reactions the airways become narrower, reducing the space for air to flow through and making it harder to breathe. Continued [...]

Hayfever

Overcoming Hayfever: Hay fever is an allergic reaction. It is your immune system’s response to foreign particle in the air you breathe. It is  usually refers to allergies to outdoor, airborne materials such as pollens and molds. Most people associate hay fever with spring, when airborne pollens from grasses are at their peak. However, hay [...]