Monthly Archive: August 2018

Nasal Allergies

Asthma or Bronchitis?

Cough can be a symptom of both asthma and bronchitis. It’s normal for you and your doctor to try and figure out if it’s asthma or bronchitis you’re suffering from. Asthma and bronchitis are...

Types Of Asthma

Common Asthma Triggers

In this post I wanted to explore in a little more detail some common asthma triggers. Knowing what could trigger your asthma is a first step in asthma control. Avoiding triggers is one of...

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Importance Of A Spacer

As a respiratory therapist for over 30 years I can tell you one thing that will make a world of difference in using your asthma medication. That’s the importance of a spacer with your...

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Asthma Triggers

What are asthma triggers? An asthma trigger is anything that causes asthma symptoms in an asthmatic. Some common triggers include: Allergens- Many asthma sufferers have allergies and being exposed to an allergen such as...

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What is Asthma

What is asthma? So exactly what is asthma? Asthma is a chronic lung disease characterized by episodes of chest tightness, difficulty breathing, wheezing and coughing, along with increased mucus production. Coughing may be more...

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