Can Asthma Cause COPD?

What is COPD and does asthma have anything to do with it? COPD is an acronym for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The disease is characterized by

Does Alcohol Make Asthma Worse?

Is asthma affected when a person consumes alcohol? I was told that it constricts your bronchial tubes. Is that true? And should a person with asthma not drink

How Do You Get A Diagnosis Of Asthma?

My three children (ages 9, 11, and 13) were all sick late last summer with flu-like symptoms. Our pediatrician diagnosed all three with asthma by just listening

Vocal Cord Dysfunction And Asthma

My "latest" allergist tells me that my clinical picture is not typical for pure asthma though I've been treated for asthma now for many years. I've taken

Will High Altitude Effect My Asthma?

I'm hiking up to the base camp of Mt. Everest, which is at 17,000 feet, and I'm worried about the effect that altitude may have on my asthma. Will the thin air

Cold Weather And Asthma

People often think winter brings relief from asthma as it does with seasonal allergies. That may sometimes be the case, but asthma flares up in response to