For most of human existence the best cure for asthma was a prayer or incantation. People believed shortness of breath, increased sputum, excessive coughing, and wheezing were all caused because some god or spirit was mad. Yet it turns out that was just a myth.
Thanks to science, we've learned quite a bit about asthma in... Read more
I was first diagnosed when I was a year old. Doctors informed my parents that with the severity of my disease it would be lucky if I made to to age 11. I used to get adreneline shots at home to save me trips to the ER when I was young, I dont know what happened to that practice, I would save me a lot of trips to the... Read more
Get a USA Drug Plan Discount Prescription Card
• This is a permanent card. There is no expiration date. It can be used over and over and provides discounts of 10-80% on prescription medications. The average for brand name drugs is 15%, for generics it is 55%.
• The card can be used by your entire family. Senior citizens love it since... Read more
In the previous article 10 Things To Do This Month (to get your asthma under control), one of the items mentioned was the scheduling of your annual well-check asthma visit with your health care provider. Alongside of this should be a visit with an AE-C® (certified asthma educator). This article will guide you through the process of preparing... Read more
In a series of discussions substantiated by findings and excerpts from reputed medical journals and scientists, we strive to understand the importance of exhaled nitric oxide and its role in the treatment of asthma.
In the first part of the series, we discuss the findings from the reputed New England Journal of Medicine on Use of Exhaled Nitric... Read more