Asthma

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

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Asthmatics at Higher Risk for Developing Shingles

Shingles is a viral infection that causes an excruciatingly painful rash. The virus is caused by the varicella-zoster virus - the same virus that causes chicken pox.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Can Herbs Play a Role In Asthma Therapy?

Learn about some of the most common herbs and natural remedies that may help asthma treatment through their anti-inflammatory properties.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

Biologic Medicines for Asthma: Understanding Clinical Trials

Learn how severe asthma treatments have gone through clinical trials and have shifted to a more personalized approach.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

Is Your Asthma Controlled? Take the Test

Answer a few simple questions to better understand if your asthma is under control or if you need another treatment regimen to reign in your symptoms and protect your lungs from permanent damage.

Yes, You Can Exercise With Asthma

Use these tips for getting better exercise while managing asthma to help you to stay healthy and keep moving.

By Stephanie Stephens

Treating Severe Asthma

Managing and treating severe asthma requires different strategies depending on frequency of attacks and dosages of controller medication.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

Severe Asthma: Using Phenotype Testing

We discuss the use of phenotypes to identify people who are likely to develop resistant asthma — asthma that does not respond well to treatment.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.

Want a Better Relationship With Your Child's Asthma Doctor? Just Ask

Communication is the key to a good relationship with your child’s doctor. Even more importantly, it may also play a role in better outcomes for your child.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Do Sugary Sodas During Pregnancy Lead to Childhood Asthma?

Drinking soda during pregnancy can lead to your child developing asthma during their elementary-school years.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Health Organizations That Treat Severe Asthma

The three health organizations who address severe asthma, and the treatments they use.

By Eli Hendel, M.D.