The exact cause of asthma is unknown. Asthma is most likely caused by a combination of genetic (inherited) factors and environmental triggers (such as allergens and infections). Asthma tends to run in families, so children whose parents have asthma are more likely to develop it themselves.
Nearly half of adults with asthma have an allergy-related condition, which, in most cases developed first in childhood. (In patients who first develop asthma during...Read more
Exercise-induced asthma, known as EIA for short, is a common condition. In fact, the American Lung Association says that about 7 out of... Read more »
Exercise-induced asthma, or EIA for short, is a type of asthma where symptoms are triggered by activity or exercise. If you experience... Read more »
If you have asthma, chances are you have exercise induced asthma (EIA). I was actually a bit shocked as I read this post and learned... Read more »
So, you've been diagnosed with asthma for the first time as an older adult? Well, welcome to an ever-growing club! More and more older... Read more »
Read the full text of The Doubting Thomas Asthmatic and leave a comment! Read all of Rick Frea's Posts Visit Respiratory Therapist Cave, Rick... Read more »
Asthma is often believed to be a children's disease that you either outgrow as an adult or never develop once you're an adult. But that is not the... Read more »