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Childhood Asthma Linked to Prenatal BPA Exposure, New Study Says

Childhood Asthma Linked to Prenatal BPA Exposure, New Study Says Scientists have covet believed that environmental factors, including less than hygienic conditions in urban areas, was a originator for the increase. However, in spite of the reduction in suspected environmental factors, the thousand of asthma cases has

Solving the mystery of why colds cause asthma attacks

Solving the mystery of why colds cause asthma attacks Happy Health Organization (WHO) statistics show that about 235 million people worldwide have asthma. About 80-90% of asthma attacks are caused by infections of the airways, very by rhinoviruses, which are also the main cause of the common cold.

Researchers Shed Light on Asthma's Mysteries

Researchers Shed Light on Asthma's Mysteries The well-organized hunt for the causes of asthma reflects concern about the puzzling rise in rates of the condition. In the U.S., the percentage of the population diagnosed increased in 2010 to 8.4%—or more than 25 million adults and children—from 5.5% in

Asthma in Children – Parents Guide on Reducing Their Risk

Asthma in Children – Parents Guide on Reducing Their Risk Asthma is a hardened lung disease that causes the airways to get inflamed and tightened. People who have this affectionate of illness tend to make a wheezing sound when they breathe because of the exact air passage. Asthma affects people of all ages and 

The Arsenal Against Asthma Grows: Biologics

Should you be unfortunate enough to suffer from asthma, things are looking up. There are new biological therapies out there that "attack" asthma in novel ways. They are effective and are badly needed. The impact of the disease on people afflicted with it is probably more severe than you think. It's not as simple as carrying an inhaler around.

People with moderate-to-severe asthma have to endure far more than that. I know this. I am one of them.

The following statistics  (annual, US only) may be eye-opening.  

4,000 deaths  11 million attacks 2 million emergency room visits (more than 25% of all ER visits) 365 thousand hospital admissions The annual cost of asthma is $18 billion

Before 2003, common therapeutic options included rescue inhalers, inhaled steroids (1) , oral bronchodilators, and various drugs that countered inflammatory components of the immune system. But about 5-10% of asthmatics don't respond to these treatments, so the only remaining option is prednisone, which is not something you want to take unless absolutely necessary (See: Prednisone: Satan's Little Helper) . 

Do perfume causes asthma, or does it only aggravates asthma if you have it from before?

I've read a lot of articles which made me confused, because I use a lot of perfume every day. I was just wondering if perfume causes asthma, or does it only aggravates asthma if you have it from before? I have not asthma yet, but I want to stay on the


perfume doesn't cause asthma but it does aggravate it and can cause an asthma attack especially if its really strong. smoking, weight gain, and genetics cause asthma.


many perfumes contain synthetic scents. many people are allergic to these cheap scents. if you,re using a lot of perfume, you are making yourself and other people sick. use only scents made with essential oils. these are better tolerated. use the least

What are the causes of asthma?

Okay, skip the airholes, genetics and all that. I just want to know what would cause asthma in a thirteen year-old girl who is not born in it. Is it pollution or what? Please, i hope you understand what i mean and answer it seriously.


all of these answers are correct, but i would like to add this: asthma IS a physical condition, but psychological factors plays probably the most important part. the physical symptoms can be treated with medication, but if there are emotional factors


Smoking, environmental triggers, allergies and molds

Both of my step kids with in the last year were diagnosed with asthma.


Yes, pollution can indeed cause asthma. But personally I think that psychologic problems can also cause it. For example, if you're down for a long time, or if something is really bothering you for a long time, you can develop it. I got it on my 15th,