Health and Beauty

asthma causes

  • What's hot

    Asthma Solved Naturally: The Surprising Underlying Causes and Hundreds of Natural Strategies to Beat Asthma
    Book (Logical Books)


    Logical Books


    List Price: $19.95


    Asthma - Causes and Cures
    Digital Music Track (Stay Young for Life)


    Stay Young for Life


    List Price: $0.99
    Price: $0.99



Asthma often misdiagnosed, study says

Asthma often misdiagnosed, study says Asthma is a disease that causes inflammation of the lining of the airways within the lungs. Most of us know asthma as the disease that causes shortness of breath and wheezing, and can be treated with inhalers. This chronic disease affects one in 12 

Heartburn Drugs in Pregnancy Link to Child Asthma

Heartburn Drugs in Pregnancy Link to Child Asthma Mothers who take some types of heartburn medication during pregnancy may increase the risk of their children developing asthma, according to a study. Heartburn is caused when stomach acid leaks into the oesophagus – the tube that connects the stomach 

Kids with Asthma May Be More Likely to Become Obese | Psych ...

A new study from the University of Southern California finds that children with asthma are 51 percent more likely to become obese over the next decade 

Are heartburn drugs during pregnancy linked to asthma in kids ...

Are heartburn drugs during pregnancy linked to asthma in kids ... A new analysis found that children whose mothers took heartburn drugs during pregnancy were one-third more likely to see a doctor for asthma. The study does 

Vog causes concern for patients with asthma - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather - KITV Channel 4

Vog causes concern for patients with asthma - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather - KITV Channel 4 For most folks, the vog isn't a problem, they can still enjoy outdoor activities as normal, including some patients with mild asthma. "It doesn't affect my asthma at all, not even a little bit," said Celia Seavey. Doctors at Island Urgent Care warn

The Link Between Asthma and Atrial Fibrillation

The symptoms of AFib include shortness of breath, fatigue, and chest pain, although you can also have AFib and experience no symptoms at all.

Asthma and AFib risk

After adjusting for sex and age, study participants with uncontrolled asthma at the start of the study had an estimated 74 percent increased risk of developing AFib compared with the participants with no asthma.

The risk of AFib was significantly lower in participants with partly and completely controlled asthma.

Dr. Mark Millard, a pulmonologist affiliated with Baylor University Medical Center in Texas, read the study and told Healthline “However, when you ask how many people who had asthma also experienced atrial fibrillation, compared with those without asthma, I find that the data indicates a little less than double the risk of atrial fibrillation, especially in people taking medication for their asthma.”

The researchers report as many as 98 percent of patients with severe asthma have unbalanced levels of potassium associated with the use of drugs called β2-agonists like Albuterol.

What food causes wheezing or asthma for you?

For me, the ice cream @ Mc Donald's would cause asthma. How about you guys, is there any particular food that you eat, would spike up your wheezing/asthma right away?


Cooking in oil, smell of baking pizza and garlic effect me the most.


For me garlic.

What causes asthma to act up 10 pts?

Sometimes I'm not really sure what causes my asthma to act up, what's a common trigger for you?


Dust, allergens (pollen), cold air & air conditioning, and even fear/shock/surprise.


Well for me it's being in the cold air for awhile, running alot, and I'm allergic to dogs so that trigger my asthma.