Tag Archives: Asthma
Cured meat may aggravate asthma, according to research findings. The researchers found that regular consumption of cured meats may aggravate asthma. The researchers looked at nearly 1,000 people with respiratory disease and found that the more cured meat one consumed… Read More
Asthma patients have higher rates of insomnia, according to research findings. Scientists found that insomnia was more common among people with asthma and is associated with poorer asthma control, as well as depression and anxiety.
Asthma patients often report sleeping… Read More
A new biologic drug in an injectable form has shown to reduce flare-ups in severe cases of asthma that is not easily controlled by steroid inhalers. The results come from two new clinical trials.
The drug benralizumab is a biologic … Read More
Eczema and hay fever in childhood could develop into allergic asthma in adulthood. The risk of asthma in adulthood was found to be nine times higher among those who suffered from eczema and hay fever as children.
The study looked… Read More
Celiac disease may increase the risk of asthma by 60 percent, according to research. For every 100,000 people with celiac disease, 147 will develop asthma, which would not have occurred if it weren’t for the digestive disorder. The study found… Read More
When your lungs are healthy and your airways are free, the phrase “breathing easy” may not be very significant, but if you have an attack of asthma or bronchitis, the only thing you would want in the world is to… Read More
Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are both respiratory conditions that are chronic and affect a person’s breathing. With many shared similarities, the two can easily be misdiagnosed for one another and that is why testing is… Read More
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) risk increases with asthma, according to research. Extensive research confirmed the link between asthma and obstructive sleep apnea, but it was long unclear whether asthma was a possible risk factor for sleep apnea or a… Read More
Asthma is overdiagnosed in an estimated 30 percent of Canadians, according to new findings. Lead study author Shawn Aaron said, “Careful testing revealed that 33 percent of people who had been recently diagnosed with asthma in the community did not… Read More
Asthma has some obvious signs and symptoms, including shortness or breath and difficulty breathing, but there are also some hidden signs that can be overlooked and that increase the risk of asthma-related complications. Some of those less commonly recognized signs… Read More
Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis incidences are much higher in asthma and COPD patients, according to research. Lead author Paul Brassard said, “These findings have important implications for the early detection of [inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD)] in airway disease patients.… Read More
World Asthma Day, which falls on May 3 this year, is fast approaching. In view of this, we want to educate our readers on some of the health conditions affected by asthma, including abdominal aortic aneurysm, pulmonary embolism, insomnia, and… Read More