Wednesday, November 26, 2014

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Asthma is caused by a combination of factors, which include genes, environmental and biological triggers, such as infections, dietary patterns, hormonal changes in women and allergens. Allergic asthma is one of the primary causes of asthma, but other types exist. Exercise-induced asthma and nocturnal asthma are two types not associated with allergies.

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In this entry, I would like to comment on how the fact that asthma is such a common disease can in some cases lead to individuals being told they have "asthma," yet on detailed review with specialized tests, are found not to have asthma. I know that this can sound a little confusing: "My doctor told me I have asthma and I am taking asthma…

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Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro, commented on When Asthma Isn't Causing Your… Hello... It must be very frustrating to experience this, especially while trying…

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John Bottrell, Health Pro, posted 24 Things That May Cause Asthma Asthma is a disease that's been described in writings that go all the way back to 5,000…

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John Bottrell, Health Pro, posted Is Asthma Always Hereditary? As far back as 400 B.C. Hippocrates observed that asthma tends to run in…

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