Asthma

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Seretide Accuhaler Drug Information

Monday, October 29th, 2018

Seretide Accuhaler is used for patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or asthma. This medication helps patients control symptoms like wheezing and shortness of breath. Seretide Accuhaler is a powder form of fluticasone and salmeterol that comes with an inhaler device. This medication should not be used as a rescue inhaler in the […]

Flixotide Inhaler Drug Information

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Flixotide Inhaler is a long-term treatment medication prescribed to patients suffering from asthma. As part of the asthma management, Flixotide Inhaler may reduce swelling and inflammation of the airways of the lungs. When used regularly, the inhaler can help control wheezing and shortness of breath. Note: Flixotide Inhaler is not a replacement for the rescue […]

Uncontrolled Asthma Increases Atrial Fibrillation Risk Significantly

Saturday, July 21st, 2018

New research states that poorly-controlled asthma can significantly increase your risk of atrial fibrillation. Asthma is a common respiratory condition, affecting about 10 percent of all people living in the U.S.A. In the past few decades, the incidence rates of asthma have increased. It can cause complications like hypertension, pneumonia and other lung infections, and […]

Healthful Diet Might Prevent Asthma Symptoms

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Can diet help improve asthma symptoms? This is the question a recently-published study probed. According to it, the answer is yes. The researchers found that a diet that’s rich in vegetables, whole grains, and fruits helps improve asthma outcomes. A diet with more emphasis on whole grains, fruits, and vegetables has been said to provide […]

Sex Hormones Contribute to Greater Asthma Risk among Women Compared to Men

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Women are two times more likely to have asthma than men. And this difference might be attributed to how sex hormones affect the lung cells. Testosterone blocks a particular immune cell association with asthma symptoms, like mucus production and inflammation in lungs. These were the findings of a new research. The researchers were pleasantly surprised […]

Vitamin D Supplements Might Help Reduce Severity of Asthma Attacks

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Taking Vitamin D supplements along with regular medication might help reduce the intensity of asthma attacks, according to a recent study. In this study, the researchers noted that asthma patients who used vitamin D supplements along with their regular medication had a 50 percent less chance of requiring hospitalization or to visit emergency department because […]

High Intake of Sugar during Pregnancy Increases Child Risk of Allergic Asthma

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Latest research suggests there a link between sugar intake of a mother during pregnancy and her offspring’s risk of developing allergic asthma and allergies. It is estimated that more than 18 million adults in the U.S. have asthma. Additionally, more than 6 million children are living with it. Some previous studies had hinted at an association […]

Protein HMGB1 Might Be the Focus of New Asthma Treatments, a Study Suggests

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

A recent study revealed new game-changing information on the kind of effect a particular protein has in asthma. Researchers believe this finding might eventually lead to new treatments for asthma down the line. Asthma is a fairly common respiratory disease. It is believed that nearly 25 million people in the U.S. are living with asthma. […]

A Specific Gut Yeast Increases Risk of Childhood Asthma

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Asthma is a common health condition affecting millions of individuals worldwide. A new study connects gut’s bacteria with asthma. The researchers have identified a particular fungus in infants which if present increases the risk of childhood asthma. A chronic respiratory condition, asthma affects more than 330 million individuals worldwide. In the US alone, it is […]

Insomnia Increases Risk of Asthma

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of individuals in the U.S. live with asthma, a condition which affects children as well adults. Latest research hints at a link between insomnia and asthma. That is, insomnia might increase the risk of developing asthma. Data shows that nearly 1 in every 10 children has asthma. The incidence rate in adults […]

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