Allergies & Asthma : Health & Medical

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Allergy Treatment During Pregnancy

Allergy Treatment During Pregnancy

Allergy symptoms can range from itchy, watery eyes, rash, sneezing and nasal congestion to life-threatening symptoms like diarrhea, dizziness and difficulty breathing. There are a variety of treatment options to choose from depending on the severity of the allergy symptoms. Allergies can worsen when......[Read More]
All That You Need to Know About a Gluten Free Diet

All That You Need to Know About a Gluten Free Diet

A gluten-free diet requires many things including changing your lifestyle. It also requires a lot of discipline and you also need to be dedicated.......[Read More]
Asthma Types

Asthma Types

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of asthma types including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
Peanut Allergy Treatment

Peanut Allergy Treatment

Among various types of skin allergies, allergy by peanut is very dangerous as it can cause death. Currently in US, almost 1.1 percent of the population suffers from allergy by peanut. Second to peanuts, allergy causing foods are eggs, fishes, and tree nuts.......[Read More]
Asthma Treatments: What Are the Options?

Asthma Treatments: What Are the Options?

WebMD walks you through the many asthma treatment options you have to help you breathe easier.......[Read More]
Getting Rid of Asthma at Home in 5 Minutes Or Less

Getting Rid of Asthma at Home in 5 Minutes Or Less

This is why alternative ways of dealing with asthma becomes more and more appealing to the broad public. So, to help ease the situation, here are some tips that can aid in getting rid of asthma at home.......[Read More]
Antibiotics Overused for Sinusitis

Antibiotics Overused for Sinusitis

Antibiotics are still being widely overprescribed for sinusitis, though the majority of these illnesses are caused by viruses, new research shows.......[Read More]
Air Mattresses For a Healthier Sleeping Environment

Air Mattresses For a Healthier Sleeping Environment

We spend about 8 hours a day at an average in our beds. Making it almost our sanctuary to rest and recuperate from a long hard day. As we sleep and let our bodies recharge, little do we know that some other life forms are busy right underneath us while we sleep.......[Read More]
Common Asthma Medications

Common Asthma Medications

There are different kinds of medications for asthma accessible in the market. These medications are classified into four kinds: bronchodilators, anti-inflammatory, and two others. However, self-medication is not advisable because there are different kinds of asthma conditions that need different typ......[Read More]
Treatments for Asthma

Treatments for Asthma

Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition that affects the airways, making it difficult to breath. The airways become inflamed, causing them to narrow, reducing the flow of oxygen to the lungs. Asthma symptoms can range from mild to severe and even life threatening. There is no cure for this conditi......[Read More]
Irritable Bowl Syndrome and Food Allergies

Irritable Bowl Syndrome and Food Allergies

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common functional gastrointestinal disorder with a reported prevalence of 12%-22% in the general population. The gut-associated immune system is up regulated as seen by the presence of increased inflammatory markers. The reason for this altered immunity is ......[Read More]
Home Remedy For Runny Nose Issues

Home Remedy For Runny Nose Issues

Runny nose happens to everyone from time to time and while it is not really painful and serious, it is quite bothersome. There have been instances when runny nose has led to the development of sinus problems, coughing as well as earaches, therefore it is always best to find a home remedy for runny n......[Read More]
Should I Use Flovent for the Treatment of Asthma?

Should I Use Flovent for the Treatment of Asthma?

Flovent is a commonly used inhaled steroid for the treatment of asthma. Learn about the different types of Flovent that are available, the correct dosages, and side effects that may occur.......[Read More]
Allergen Immunotherapy: Best Practices

Allergen Immunotherapy: Best Practices

Allergen immunotherapy is effective and helps to reduce patient healthcare costs, according to the most recent research.......[Read More]
Artificial Food Colors - Can They Be Good For You?

Artificial Food Colors - Can They Be Good For You?

The majority of food colors are made from petroleum. They are a derivative of Petrochemicals and Coal tar. These chemicals are in no way made to be ingested by humans or any other animal. In fact, food dye is pulled off of the market regularly because of health concerns. Yellow 5, Red 40, and six ot......[Read More]
Asthma Inhaler- Can One Asthma Inhaler Treat My Asthma?

Asthma Inhaler- Can One Asthma Inhaler Treat My Asthma?

Traditional therapy for asthma utilizes 2 inhalers- a maintenance and a rescue inhaler. A new study looks at using just one inhaler for asthma.......[Read More]
Nasal Sinus Cavities

Nasal Sinus Cavities

Facial sinuses.Nasal sinus cavities are moist, hollow spaces in the bones around your eyes, cheeks, and nose. They are connected to the nasal passages through narrow openings. They protect your airways by trapping irritants that you inhale. .........[Read More]
What Happens in the Lungs During an Asthma Attack?

What Happens in the Lungs During an Asthma Attack?

How Asthma Affects the LungsInflammation in the small airways of your lungs sets in motion the cascade of events that leads to an asthma attack. People with asthma have airways that are more sensitive to irritants and allergens than those in people without asthma. When you inhale an.........[Read More]
Vasomotor Rhinitis Pain

Vasomotor Rhinitis Pain

Vasomotor rhinitis, or nonallergic rhinitis, is a medical condition that causes sneezing, a runny nose and congestion of the nasal passages. People with this condition have constant watery nasal drainage. Nonallergic rhinitis is not caused by an infection, but it may cause serious complications. Pat......[Read More]
What Do You Use to Treat Or Prevent Asthma?

What Do You Use to Treat Or Prevent Asthma?

Albuterol is the medication or inhalation solution that is used in an Albuterol Inhaler. Albuterol is also known as Salbutamol, Proventil or Ventolin and needs to be strictly taken as prescribed. Albuterol does have some side effects. During the first several days when taken, your body needs to adju......[Read More]