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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

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, May provide clues for the design of strategies to prevent asthma from developing.

While previous studies have established that reducing allergen exposure in the home helps control established asthma, the new findings suggest that exposure to certain allergens early in life, before asthma develops, may have a preventive effect. The observations come from the ongoing Urban Environment and Childhood Asthma (URECA—pronounced “Eureka”) study, which is funded by NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) through its Inner-City Asthma Consortium.

“We are learning more and more about how the early-life environment can influence the development of certain health conditions,” said NIAID Director Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. “If we can develop strategies to prevent asthma before it develops, we will help alleviate the burden this disease places on millions of people, as well as on their families and communities.”

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 8 percent of children in the United States currently have asthma, a chronic disease that intermittently inflames and narrows the airways. Asthma can result in missed time from school and work and is a major cause of emergency department visits and hospitalizations.

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.