Asthma

Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about asthma, including medical research on symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

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How to Prepare for Flying With Asthma

When you’re flying with asthma you should know these TSA guidelines for medication and avoid certain airport-related asthma triggers.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

How Is Severe Asthma Diagnosed?

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

By Stephanie Stephens

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?

By Stephanie Stephens

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.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

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.

By John Bottrell

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.

By John Bottrell

Over 40 Percent of Women With Asthma Develop COPD

About four in ten women who have asthma eventually develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a condition known as asthma and COPD overlap syndrome, ACOS.

By Diane Domina

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.

By John Bottrell

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?

By John Bottrell

Top Asthma Research Studies: What Can They Tell Us?

Learn more about the top asthma research studies that have helped improve treatment and our understanding of the causes and triggers of asthma.

By Lauren Arcuri