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Could I have asthma? The symptoms are difficult to recognize; here's what you should know

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) says asthma affects nearly 10 percent of the population in New York state.

Many on Staten Island, however -- especially children -- aren’t getting proper care, doctors say, and wind up in emergency rooms. Today, asthma remains the leading cause of hospitalizations among children nationally, according to the American Red Cross.

The symptoms are difficult to recognize, doctors say. Poverty, too, plays a role.

"About 4,000 Staten Island children have asthma, and 25 percent of them aren’t getting the treatment they need to manage the condition,'' said Dr. Ginny Mantello, the Staten Island borough president’s director of health and wellness and chairwoman of the Staten Island Asthma Coalition.

AREAS WITH HIGH RATES

And while Staten Island rates as a whole are lower than those of other boroughs, there are pockets on the Island with alarming numbers, including North Shore ZIP codes 10301, 10302, 10303, 10304 and 10310.

Would a face steamer/sauna (beauty thing) be useful in the control and/or relief of bad asthma and mild COPD?

Heavy smoker
Asthma
Mild/early COPD
History of chest infections and productive cough


(This is my Dad...I know he needs to give up smoking and stop being stupid, but that's easier said than done)
Some


No. I have asthma, and I can't even have steam on me, if I get a facial. The steam from those machines can and usually do cause an asthma attack. I really don't suggest it.


It might help if he is not having actual symptoms of suddenly having difficulty breathing. In other words, if he is using it while he is at his usual baseline breathing state then it will probably feel better to inhale moist air.
However, if

Sinuses or asthma PLEASE PLEASE HELP ASAP TEN POINTS EASY?

Sinuses or asthma PLEASE HELP ASAP TEN POINTS EASY?
PLEASE COMMENT IF YOU KNOW WHAT YOUR TALKING ABOUT !!!
ok so right now i feel like i cant breath properly or enough ... I have chronic sinusitis my nose feels stuffed can barely breath


Phlegm isn't usually a symptom of asthma. Coughing and Wheezing are. If a Pulmonologist doesn't think you have asthma, then you probably don't.

If you are having problems breathing, then you really should go to an emergency room. If


Phlegm isn't usually a symptom of asthma. Coughing and Wheezing are. If a Pulmonologist doesn't think you have asthma, then you probably don't.

If you are having problems breathing, then you really should go to an emergency room. If