Working With Asthma
Claire Saunders
Claire Saunders
April 23, 2019
While work may not be the cause of your asthma, many people working with asthma experience complications due to their work environment.

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Exercise-Induced Asthma

Strategies to Help Prevent Exercise-Induced Asthma

Exercise-induced asthma occurs for several reasons; most episodes will begin within five to twenty minutes of beginning exercise.
by Patricia Bratianu and Krystina Ostermeyer on September 17, 2018
Asthma Attack No Inhaler

What to Do if You Have an Asthma Attack Without Your Rescue Inhaler

I do my best to ensure I have my rescue inhaler with me at all times so it's generally within reach. However, we all know that things happen.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on November 14, 2016
Asthma Emergency

Know When and How to Act in an Asthma Emergency

One of the most difficult aspects of asthma management is knowing when to reach out for help. So how do you know if you're having an asthma emergency?
by Anglea Finlay on March 8, 2016
Asthma and Secondhand Smoke

Understanding the Danger of Exposure to Secondhand Smoke

It may seem like a simple annoyance, but secondhand smoke is a very real danger to asthmatics. Learn more about asthma and secondhand smoke here.
by Anglea Finlay on September 22, 2015
What to Do During an Asthma Attack

What to Do During an Asthma Attack

One major issue asthmatics face is the confusion surrounding what qualifies as an emergency, and what to do during an asthma attack.
by Anglea Finlay on July 14, 2015
Asthma and Air Pollution

Air Pollution Can Directly Impact Asthma Symptoms

If you or your child is diagnosed with asthma, be aware of the link between asthma and air pollution so you can learn how to avoid asthma triggers.
by Brenda Vanta on May 20, 2015
Asthma and Dust Mites

How Dust Mites Can Affect Your Asthma

Dust mites can have a significant impact on your symptoms. Learn more about asthma and dust mites, and how you can limit your exposure to them.
by Brenda Vanta on May 12, 2015
Asthma-Related Depression

Recognizing and Combating Asthma-Related Depression

A very real risk for people with chronic medical conditions, is depression. There is much debate regarding which comes first with asthma-related depression.
by Eric Patterson on March 3, 2015
Asthma Inhaler Side Effects

Asthma Inhalers and How They Affect Growth Patterns

There has been a lot of recent interest in possible asthma inhaler side effects, especially for children.
by Anglea Finlay on December 16, 2014
Cold and Flu Prevention

Asthma and the Importance of Flu Prevention

What can you do to prevent getting sick or minimize the symptoms in case you catch that cold or flu? Consider the following tips.
by Brenda Vanta on December 3, 2014