My eight-year-old was diagnosed with asthma at nine months after being hospitalized with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). They had hoped he would out grow it.
I have twins that have been diagnosed with reactive airway disease; how is this different from Reactive Airways Dysfunction Syndrome? Also, we are putting in a
What is Vocal Cord Dysfunction? How does it differ from asthma? How do you get it? Can you only have one condition or the other, or is it possible to have both?
The term pneumothorax refers to a condition in which air has passed from the lung into the space between the lung and the cest wall. This causes a pressure
Essentially, what is the difference between an anabolic steroid, and a 'regular' steroid, like inhalers for asthma? Are the side effects for using an inhaler
I have a chronic cough that has plagued me for over ten years. I am 63 years old. I have had CAT scans, X-rays, tests for asthma and even a bronchoscope. All
I have had a very congested nose for months now and have been using a nasal spray. I know I'm having an adverse reaction to it but I don't know how to stop it.
For reasons which I have never understood, a diagnosis of bronchitis seems to inspire considerable fear in many people, and their relief on being assured that
If you've ever swam in the ocean and swallowed a big gulp of salt water, then you know what it's like to worry about gasping for air. So for those with asthma,
The cooler winter air helps us all breathe a bit easier: Literally. Smog (air pollution) is more common in the warm and humid months and less likely to smudge
Bronchitis is the inflammation of the bronchi -- the airways in our lungs. Most people with bronchitis have a persistent, productive cough. Doctors describe
What's in your mouth may affect how well your lungs work, suggests a new study published in the Journal of Periodontology. Researchers have found a link between