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Living With

How Much Do You Know About Severe Asthma?

Severe asthma is more difficult to control and causes more symptoms and attacks than other types.

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Diagnosis

How Is Severe Asthma Diagnosed?

Poor treatment adherence and persistent triggers are often the most common causes of severe asthma.

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Diagnosis

Diagnosed With Severe Asthma: Now What?

You’ll likely have a slew of questions like, what makes it severe, how is it treated differently, and where can I find support?

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Nutrition

5 Natural Remedies to Treat Asthma

Food and supplements may help you naturally improve the symptoms associated with asthma. Learn more about research on vitamin C, coffee, and turmeric.

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Medication

How To Spot a Bronchodilatoraholic

Are you worried about overusing your inhaler? Read about some of the signs that show someone is overly dependent on their rescue inhaler.

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Symptoms

5 Tips for Assessing Your Asthma Symptoms

Learn how to assess your asthma symptoms to help you decide when you should call your doctor or when you should decide to go to the emergency room.

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Medication

The Top 10 Asthma Medicines

These top asthma medications have proved invaluable in treating asthma over the years. Learn more about how these medicines have shaped asthma care.

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Living With

Here's Why Humidity and Cold Air Trigger Asthma

Every asthmatic should be aware that both humidity and cold air are two very common asthma triggers. So why is this? And what can you do about it?

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Medication

Should You Use Expired Asthma Medications?

Happen to come across one of your lost inhalers or expired pills? When is it time to bite the bullet and swap out your old medications?

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Diagnosis

Understanding Eosinophils: The White Blood Cell Quiet Giants

Eosinophils are associated with so many different conditions. Learn how this type of white blood cell has become a crucial marker in medicine.