National Asthma Month

By | 2016-05-10T11:27:58+00:00 May 10th, 2016|Asthma|

May is National Asthma Month and each year thousands of people are hospitalized or seek emergency medical attention due to asthma. Some of the most common symptoms of asthma are difficulty breathing, chest tightness, coughing, or wheezing. However, some people may only develop a chronic cough and many cases of asthma go undiagnosed or untreated. [...]

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The Broad Health Implications of Vitamin D

By | 2017-05-31T15:14:00+00:00 February 17th, 2016|Allergies, Asthma, Skin Allergies|

Most of us have heard about vitamin D as it relates to bone health. However, there is increasing evidence that vitamin D can effect your health in other ways as well. There is evidence to suggest that a low or deficient Vitamin D deficiency lead to an increased frequency of eczema, hives (or urticarial), allergies, [...]

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Traveling with Asthma

By | 2017-05-31T15:14:00+00:00 December 16th, 2015|Asthma|

Winter is almost here and with it comes colder weather, holidays, and traveling. Traveling can be stressful in and of itself, but if you or your child has asthma it can be even more so. Here are some tips to help keep your asthma controlled and you enjoying your holidays. Make sure to take your [...]

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Illnesses in Asthmatics

By | 2014-12-16T17:25:47+00:00 September 19th, 2014|Asthma, Asthma and Children|

Catching a cold is one of the worst ways to start out the Fall season for any individual, however it can definitely take a toll on an asthmatic. Often when asthmatics develop the common cold it goes straight to their chest and they develop a lingering cough. It’s not always easy to avoid getting an [...]

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Athletes and Asthma

By | 2014-12-16T17:28:06+00:00 July 11th, 2014|Asthma, Asthma and Exercise|

As the 2014 World Cup continues, it is important to remember athletes who have asthma can play the sports they love without limitation. In 2009 LA Galaxy played against Real Salt Lake for the MLS cup. During this game, famous soccer player, David Beckham had to use his rescue inhaler due to developing asthma symptoms [...]

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Asthma Inhalers 101

By | 2017-05-31T15:14:01+00:00 June 5th, 2014|Asthma, Asthma and Children, Asthma and Exercise|

Asthma inhalers are pretty common in today’s society. You can see inhalers at work, school activities, sporting events, and the like. So, what’s the difference between the inhalers? Controller Inhalers Many individuals who suffer from asthma are prescribed an asthma inhaler to take daily and even sometimes twice daily. These inhalers are often referred to [...]

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When Allergies Induce Asthma

By | 2017-05-31T15:14:01+00:00 May 9th, 2014|Allergies, Allergy Related Illness, Asthma|

With pollens swirling around in the crisp spring air the sneezing and itchy, watery eyes are just beginning, however exposure to pollens can also contribute to many symptoms in individuals with asthma. Allergens such as tree, grass, or weed pollen and cat or dog dander can cause an individuals airways to become inflamed. This inflammation, [...]

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Vitamin D Deficiency

By | 2014-12-16T17:37:13+00:00 February 4th, 2014|Asthma|

Written by Douglas Jones Did you know that Vitamin D deficiency is becoming an epidemic? Most individuals who have their vitamin D assessed, via blood work, are either deficient or on the low end of normal. So what does it matter? What’s the big hype about Vitamin D? Well the most commonly known reason to [...]

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Exercise and Breathing Issues

By | 2017-05-31T15:14:02+00:00 January 1st, 2014|Asthma, Asthma and Exercise|

Is this New Year starting as others—with New Year’s resolutions? Is now the time to seize the day and finally fulfill your dreams? One of the most common resolutions made is to get off the couch, drop the pounds and EXERCISE! What is your preference? Cross-fit? Pilates? Or are you putting the treadmill or elliptical [...]

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Vitamin D

By | 2017-05-31T15:14:02+00:00 December 2nd, 2013|Asthma, Asthma and Children|

When you hear somebody say “Vitamin D” what do you think? Strong bones? Sunlight? Milk? Did you know Vitamin D may help relieve your asthma symptoms? Yes, you read that right, Vitamin D may resolve some of your asthma symptoms. When an individual has asthma they have constant inflammation in their lungs which causes the [...]

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