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 case.
People who develop adult asthma are often puzzled by their asthma symptoms. Once diagnosed with asthma, they have a hard time accepting it. They would rather suffer at home than seek asthma treatment. But when the respiratory therapist gives them a treatment they will say, "Wow, I didn't even realize I was short-of-breath." Famous Olympic...Read more
In this entry, I would like to discuss some recent findings on the association with "rhinitis" - inflammation of the nasal passages that... Read more »
These are the asthmatics who, regardless of how compliant they are with their preventative medicines, still have bad asthma episodes. We don't know... Read more »
Asthma Fast Facts: Over 9 million U.S. children under 18 years of age (13%) have ever been diagnosed with asthma, and 6.5 million children... Read more »