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Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

Nutritionist & Caregiver

New Research Fights Pediatric Asthma Epidemic

About nine percent of the nation's children deal with asthma.  This month several states have pledged to get a better handle on the childhood asthma epidemic.  

In Ohio, where more than 15... Read moreChevron

posted 04/20/2015, comments (0)|

Maeveegravy03, Community Member


Can I use an inhaler without asthma?

I dont have asthma but sometimes I have trouble breathing (I'm a little out of shape) mewheniwas I run really hard in sports. I'm 12 years old. If I can't breathe, will an inhaler work? My sister has an inhaler so what if I used one of hers? Would it help clear my passage?
posted 04/09/2015, comments (0)|
John Bottrell

John Bottrell, Health Pro

A Registered Respiratory Therapist and asthmatic

What is Exercise-Induced Bronchospasm?

Exercise-Induced Asthma (EIA) is a sub-type of asthma where prolonged and vigorous exercise triggers asthma attacks.  Like allergies, it affects about 75 percent of asthmatics, so it’s quite common.  The good news is that it can also be prevented.

Modern... Read moreChevron

posted 04/08/2015, comments (0)|
John Bottrell

John Bottrell, Health Pro

A Registered Respiratory Therapist and asthmatic

Understanding Oxygen and Oxygen Levels With COPD

Oxygen is essential to a normal functioning body.  The progression of COPD, and COPD flare-ups, may cause your oxygen levels... Read moreChevron

posted 04/02/2015, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Asthma: Another Reason to Breastfeed?

Mounting research points toward infancy as a critical period in the development of the immune system and allergic respiratory diseases. For many years, doctors advised allergic parents to keep their young children in pristine, clean environments and avoid high-risk foods such as peanuts, tree nuts and fish until after school age. Now we seem to... Read moreChevron

posted 03/31/2015, comments (0)|

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