What Is Asthma?
Krystina Ostermeyer
Krystina Ostermeyer
July 16, 2018
What is asthma? Asthma is a chronic condition that causes the inflammation in the lungs when exposed to a trigger, causing difficulty breathing.

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Gluten And Asthma

Gluten and Asthma: Should You Go Gluten-Free?

The number of people who suffer from both asthma and gluten intolerance continues to grow in the US. Is there a connection between gluten and asthma?
81 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on July 21, 2017
Diet for Asthma

How to Adjust Your Diet for Asthma Symptoms

When it comes to a diet for asthma there is no magic cure, but there are some tips and tricks that may help ease your asthma symptoms.
405 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on July 26, 2016
Asthma Nutrition

Research Demonstrates the Benefits of Nutrition for Asthmatics

When it comes to asthma nutrition, it's important to avoid foods likely to worsen symptoms, and include ones that open the airways & boost energy.
235 found this helpful by Patricia Bratianu on February 24, 2015
Benefits of Vegetable Soup

Ensure Proper Asthma Nutrition With These Soup Ideas

Most likely if you have asthma, you are not eating enough vegetables, you can combat this by incorporating veggies in vegetable soup using these guidelines!
178 found this helpful by Donna Schwontkowski on November 11, 2014
Foods for Asthma

Building Your Body With Smoothies When You Have Asthma

To make the perfect smoothies for asthma include fresh fruits and vegetables along with nuts, seeds, healthy fats, dairy products and protein foods.
342 found this helpful by Donna Schwontkowski on September 30, 2014
Coffee and Asthma

Could Drinking Coffee Really Help With Asthma Symptoms?

The caffeine in coffee has a direct action on the bronchioles, opening them up quickly and making it easier to breathe. Learn more about coffee and asthma!
466 found this helpful by Donna Schwontkowski on July 3, 2014
Wheat-Free Diet for Asthma

Asthma Responds to a Wheat-Free Diet

There are many strategies you can use to start impacting your asthma. One of them is to have a wheat-free diet for asthma patients.
251 found this helpful by Donna Schwontkowski on June 17, 2014
Dietary Considerations for Children with Asthma

Dietary Considerations for Children with Asthma

Don't expose your child to these foods to avoid with asthma. Learn how to substitute inflammation-reducing foods into your child’s diet.
239 found this helpful by NewLifeOutlook Team on February 10, 2014