Category Archives: General Asthma Information

Asthma Attack Video

Watch how lungs of asthma sufferers differ from those of healthy persons..

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Allergy (Allergies) Symptoms, Testing and Treatment

What is Allergy? Allergy is an abnormally high sensitivity to certain substances, such as pollen, food, or microorganisms. These substances are known as allergens. Allergens are quite harmless to normal people but they can provoke severe allergic reactions in people … Continue reading

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Asthma and Pregnancy

Majority of asthmatics develop the disease during childhood or during early adulthood. Therefore when female patients become pregnant, they have several concerns and apprehensions on how asthma will affect their pregnancy and the unborn child, and how pregnancy will affect … Continue reading

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Exercise Induced Asthma

Exercise is great for health and well-being. However, most asthmatics get breathless and wheeze after a moderate exercise. This is especially likely if they run or jog in the open in cold and dry air. This is called exercise induced … Continue reading

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What is Asthma? Bronchial Asthma Information: a gradual introduction

What are alternative names of bronchial asthma? Asma, Astma, Asthma, Status asthmaticus, Intrinsic asthma, Bronchial asthma, Exercise induced asthma, Allergic asthma, Nocturnal asthma. History of asthma History of asthma dates back to thousands of years when the symptoms of asthma … Continue reading

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