• 001). Patients treated with inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) showed significant improvement in FEV(1) and in ACT score and a decrease in FeNO compared with patients without ICS treatment.CONCLUSION: Although FEV(1) remains the main objective parameter for evaluating asthma, ACT score was found to reflect lung function and inflammation in a Greek asthmatic population. (auth.gr)
  • Biomarkers that reflect eosinophilic inflammation of the airways are used as intermediate outcome measures to reflect the biological basis of asthma control. (elsevier.com)
  • abstract = "Asthma is probably the most common serious medical disorder that may complicate pregnancy. (elsevier.com)
  • abstract = "The 1997 Expert Panel Report 2 from the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program* details principles and goals for managing asthma exacerbations, based on scientific literature and the opinion of the panel. (elsevier.com)
  • Brittle asthma is one of the "unstable" subtypes of "difficult asthma", a term used to characterize the less than 5% of asthma cases that do not respond to maximal inhaled treatment, including high doses of corticosteroids combined with additional therapies such as long-acting beta-2 agonists. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to any issues of treatment compliance, and maximised corticosteroids (inhaled or oral) and beta agonist, brittle asthma treatment also involves for type 1 additional subcutaneous injections of beta2 agonist and inhalation of long acting beta-adrenoceptor agonist, whilst type 2 needs allergen avoidance and self-management approaches. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poorly controlled asthma is associated with low birth weight, preeclampsia, and preterm birth. (elsevier.com)
  • If you battle exercise-induced asthma, you know how tough it can be to get regular exercise. (practisinc.com)
  • Create a hyperlink to the Exercise-Induced Asthma Topic Overview on your website. (practisinc.com)
  • There is no cure for asthma, but there is a way to treat it. (ohio.gov)
  • 1999's Difficult Asthma estimates a prevalence of approximately .05% brittle asthma sufferers among the asthmatic population. (wikipedia.org)
  • Compared to white children, asthma prevalence is higher in children who are Puerto Rican (2.4 times), African American (1.6 times), and American Indian/Alaska Native (1.3 times). (nih.gov)
  • In general, these disadvantaged and at-risk populations experience above-average rates of emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and deaths that are much higher than differences in asthma prevalence would suggest. (nih.gov)
  • Asthma prevalence, health care use and mortality: United States, 2003-05. (nih.gov)
  • Asthma prevalence in Connecticut adults and children has been higher than national prevalence rates since the year 2000. (ct.gov)
  • The prevalence of active asthma in the United Kingdom is 5.8% according to data from the quality and outcomes framework of the new general medical services contract (which allocates 45 points for caring for patients with asthma). (bmj.com)
  • The prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux in asthma patients without reflux symptoms. (medscape.com)
  • While the role of economic and environmental factors in childhood asthma have been studied extensively, there has been very little investigation of how social factors might influence the prevalence of the disease, Gupta and her associates note in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. (reuters.com)
  • They previously demonstrated sharp differences in asthma prevalence among Chicago neighborhoods and in the current study looked at whether community characteristics might explain these differences. (reuters.com)
  • They found that neighborhoods with low asthma prevalence had higher scores on the Community Vitality Index, which combines ratings for social capital, economic potential, and community amenities. (reuters.com)
  • The findings point to policy changes at the community level that could help reduce asthma prevalence, Gupta said. (reuters.com)
  • The researchers also found, surprisingly, that more stable communities and those that scored higher on measures of neighborhood interaction had a higher prevalence of asthma. (reuters.com)
  • Has the prevalence of asthma increased in children? (springer.com)
  • National survey of prevalence of asthma among children in the United States, 1976 to 1980. (springer.com)
  • Manfreda J, Becker AB, Wang PZ, Roos LL, Anthonisen NR. Trends in physician-diagnosed asthma prevalence in Manitoba between 1980 and 1990. (springer.com)
  • Trends in prevalence and severity of childhood asthma. (springer.com)
  • Self-reported asthma symptoms in children and adults of Bangladesh: findings of the National Asthma Prevalence Study. (springer.com)
  • There exist several multi-level factors (biological, sociocultural, environmental, familial/cultural) that contribute to disparities in pediatric asthma outcomes and thus identifying these can inform better asthma programs and reduce the prevalence and risk of asthma outcomes. (brown.edu)
  • At the initial visit, your asthma care provider will determine your level of severity and create a treatment plan. (lung.org)
  • In addition, improvements in monitoring techniques now permit objective measures of lung function that are easy for patients and physicians to use in assessing asthma severity and monitoring changes in the disease. (news-medical.net)
  • Asthma ranges in severity from the mild, intermittent form that barely interferes with kids' lives, to severe, persistent cases that require constant monitoring and can lead to frequent scary trips to the ER. (parenting.com)
  • Association between human rhinovirus C and severity of acute asthma in children. (medscape.com)
  • You may be prescribed one or several of these medicines, depending on the severity of your asthma. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Recommendations regarding the diagnosis or assessment of asthma severity in older children have not changed from previous publications. (cmaj.ca)
  • Classifying asthma according to its severity helps your doctor determine which treatments may work best for you. (healthgrades.com)
  • Also, your doctor may perform certain diagnostic tests to help determine your asthma severity. (healthgrades.com)
  • Asthma severity is classified according to how serious your symptoms are and how frequently they occur. (healthgrades.com)
  • To help determine the severity of your asthma, your doctor may suggest a spirometry test in addition to a physical examination and discussion of your symptoms. (healthgrades.com)
  • Low air quality from factors such as traffic pollution or high ozone levels has been associated with both asthma development and increased asthma severity. (wikipedia.org)
  • So, thunderstorm asthma is an allergic reaction to grass pollen and you don't have to be asthmatic to get it - in fact, seasonal hay-fever sufferers like Peter are most at risk. (abc.net.au)
  • Asthma: Physiology, Immunopharmacology, and Treatment is a collection of essays that discusses the clinical signs and symptoms of allergic bronchial asthma and the effects of a number of intricate sequences of biochemical reactions initiated by the combination of antigen and antibody. (elsevier.com)
  • Asthma is usually a type of allergic reaction. (nih.gov)
  • Allergic asthma is the most common form of the disorder. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Asthma is sometimes part of a series of allergic disorders, referred to as the atopic march. (medlineplus.gov)
  • However, not all individuals with asthma have progressed through the atopic march, and not all individuals with one allergic disease will develop others. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The cause of allergic asthma is complex. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Doctors believe genes are involved because having a family member with allergic asthma or another allergic disorder increases a person's risk of developing asthma. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Studies suggest that more than 100 genes may be associated with allergic asthma, but each seems to be a factor in only one or a few populations. (medlineplus.gov)
  • There is evidence that an unbalanced immune response underlies allergic asthma. (medlineplus.gov)
  • While there is normally a balance between type 1 (or Th1) and type 2 (or Th2) immune reactions in the body, many individuals with allergic asthma predominantly have type 2 reactions. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Allergic asthma can be passed through generations in families, but the inheritance pattern is unknown. (medlineplus.gov)
  • People with mutations in one or more of the associated genes inherit an increased risk of allergic asthma, not the condition itself. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Because allergic asthma is a complex condition influenced by genetic and environmental factors, not all people with a mutation in an asthma-associated gene will develop the disorder. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Atopy, the genetically inherited susceptibility to become allergic, is the most important predictor of a child developing asthma. (news-medical.net)
  • Reptiles can be a good choice for some people, but did you know reptiles can also cause allergic reactions and asthma? (bellaonline.com)
  • The AAFA exist to help improve the lives of people with asthma and allergic disease through research, advocacy, and education. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • extrinsic asthma - caused by allergic responses to house dust, animal fur, or various foods. (healthy.net)
  • There are now 5.1 million asthma sufferers in the UK, and millions more with other allergic diseases. (decanter.com)
  • With three locations in Mount Pleasant, Summerville, and West Ashley, the center diagnoses, treats and manages all aspects of asthma and the full spectrum of allergic diseases. (prweb.com)
  • Asthma, atopic eczema and allergic rhino-conjunctivitis in school children. (springer.com)
  • Because atopic asthma is more likely to persist, physicians must obtain an appropriate history of personal allergic symptoms in the preschool child and any history of allergy in the immediate family. (cmaj.ca)
  • Asthma that needs inhaler has reached the peak of asthma infection. (selfgrowth.com)
  • Some asthma needs the frequent use of Inhaler to prevent the going into full asthma attack. (selfgrowth.com)
  • As a very rough guide, if you need to use more than one Ventolin inhaler a month, your asthma is not as well controlled as it should be. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Asthma medication through an inhaler sometimes have a metallic taste that can be unpleasant for children. (massgeneral.org)
  • Mamako Johnson, 9, uses her inhaler for her asthma. (usatoday.com)
  • Asthma medicines include maintenance medicines (taken daily to keep their asthma under control) and quick-acting medicines (usually in the form of an inhaler to bring them immediate relief when they have an asthma attack). (familydoctor.org)
  • These inhalers are prescribed for people whose asthma is not controlled by using a regular corticosteroid preventer inhaler (see below) alongside their reliever. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • These medicines might be added to your asthma treatment if your asthma is not controlled with a regular preventer steroid inhaler and a regular long-acting beta agonist inhaler. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • A preventer steroid inhaler is the first treatment that will be prescribed for people who need to use their blue reliever inhaler more than twice a week, who get night-time asthma symptoms at least once a week, or who have had a flare-up of their asthma in the last two years. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • If we can predict who will develop asthma, we might be able to prevent the disease or intervene early and help alleviate worsening of the disease and reduce exacerbations," said study co-author Gurjit Khurana-Hershey, MD, PhD, professor of pediatrics and Director of the Division of Asthma Research at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. (mdmag.com)
  • No one knows exactly why some people develop asthma. (kidshealth.org)
  • Our healthcare teams develop asthma action plans, using electronic medical records to create what we call 'contracts' for our patients. (nyc.gov)
  • Having a parent who has asthma, especially if the mother has asthma, increases the risk that a child will develop asthma. (nih.gov)
  • This means that once you develop asthma, you are likely to have it for a lifetime. (news-medical.net)
  • Doctors still don't know what causes some people to develop asthma. (news-medical.net)
  • Specifically, a group of European researchers found that people with celiac disease were 60 percent more likely to develop asthma, relative to those without celiac. (reuters.com)
  • Can you develop asthma later in life? (familydoctor.org)
  • Doctors aren't sure why some children develop asthma and others don't, or why the disease increased so alarmingly during the last decades of the 20th century. (parenting.com)
  • If one parent has asthma, the chances are 1 in 3 that a child with develop asthma. (parenting.com)
  • These include our Primary Immunodeficiency Program, Asthma Plus Program and clinical nutrition services. (chw.org)
  • Brittle asthma: a separate clinical phenotype of asthma? (wikipedia.org)
  • Gaps in the implementation of clinical practice guidelines for asthma contribute to the ongoing problem of asthma-related health disparities among at-risk groups. (nih.gov)
  • Disparities in the burden and care of asthma suggest that culturally competent clinical and educational approaches, such as those identified in the GIP Report , are needed to implement the EPR-3 asthma guidelines in high-risk groups and to improve access to quality asthma care. (nih.gov)
  • The heterogeneous nature of the clinical manifestations and therapeutic responses of asthma in both adult and pediatric patients indicate that it may be more of a syndrome rather than a specific disease entity. (nih.gov)
  • Nocturnal asthma is a significant clinical problem that should be addressed aggressively. (medscape.com)
  • along with clinical trials solely enrolling pure populations of either asthma or COPD patients, excluding those with overlapping features. (medscape.com)
  • In a Clinical Commission report published in The Lancet , an international panel of experts criticizes the way that doctors view and treat asthma, saying that little progress has been made in the past 20 years. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Besides the potential to conduct high-throughput pre-clinical screening of new drugs, this model allows the controlled study of pro-asthma stimuli including viral infection and pollen, smoke, and particulate exposure. (seattlechildrens.org)
  • Predicting which wheezing preschool children are likely to have persisting asthma can be achieved using the "clinical index" developed by Castro-Rodriguez and coworkers 6 ( Table 2 ). (cmaj.ca)
  • This project involves the examination of real-time associations among biomarkers relevant to asthma, asthma clinical indicators and behavioral factors to understand the mechanisms underlying disparities in asthma outcomes in high risk groups of children. (brown.edu)
  • Asthma is a disease that requires a diagnosis by a healthcare professional and ongoing assessments and monitoring throughout your lifetime. (lung.org)
  • Diagnosis of occupational asthma uses several techniques. (wikipedia.org)
  • Closing this disparity gap is a major emphasis of the Guidelines Implementation Panel (GIP) Report , which offers recommendations and strategies for addressing asthma disparities across six priority messages derived from the Expert Panel Report 3-Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma (EPR-3). (nih.gov)
  • Missouri also became the first state to permit school nurses and other trained staff to administer that medication to any child suffering an asthmatic attack while at school, whether or not the child has an asthma diagnosis or a prescription at the school. (usatoday.com)
  • Expert Panel Report 3 (EPR-3): Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma-Summary Report 2007. (medscape.com)
  • Diagnosis and management of work-related asthma: American College Of Chest Physicians Consensus Statement. (medscape.com)
  • [ 3 , 4 ] The inclusion of such patients is critical in understanding ACO, as it is uncertain whether ACO represents a distinctly different disorder from asthma and COPD, whether a diagnosis of ACO alters treatment options, and whether disease-related outcomes for ACO differ from asthma-only or COPD-only. (medscape.com)
  • However, the diagnosis of asthma in the preschool child was a major focus of the current discussions. (cmaj.ca)
  • 2. In children who are unresponsive to asthma therapy, physicians must exclude other pathology that might suggest an alternative diagnosis (level IV). (cmaj.ca)
  • Studies of asthma diagnosis in preschool children were retrieved from a MEDLINE search. (cmaj.ca)
  • 7 However, objective measures are not routinely available in preschool children, contributing to the difficulty of making a diagnosis of asthma. (cmaj.ca)
  • Learn more about occupational asthma symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and management. (aaaai.org)
  • Avoiding allergy exposure is of little or no benefit in treating childhood asthma. (nea.org)
  • "Reducing Childhood Asthma Through Community-Based Service Delivery New York City, 2001-2004" is available online from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . (edweek.org)
  • Childhood asthma may very often be preceded for several months or even years by episodic coughing which later develops into wheezy bronchitis and then eventually into asthma. (healthy.net)
  • NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Childhood asthma is less common in neighborhoods with high economic potential and strong community vitality, new research shows. (reuters.com)
  • Leadership for the Childhood Asthma Research Innovation Program is from the Asthma Research team at Hasbro Children's Hospital and Bradley Hospital, including Dr. Daphne Koinis-Mitchell and Dr. Elizabeth McQuaid, and supported by a team of faculty, staff and trainees. (brown.edu)
  • Individuals within disadvantaged populations also may face substandard housing and work conditions that place them at greater risk for frequent and prolonged exposure to environmental allergens and irritants that worsen asthma. (nih.gov)
  • Exposures that occur in the workplace, such as chemical irritants or industrial dusts, may also raise the risk of developing asthma in susceptible people. (nih.gov)
  • Poor air quality and more exposure to indoor irritants may be the reason cities seem to have more children with asthma, but researchers aren't sure - it could be the concentration of high-risk populations as well. (parenting.com)
  • Irritants in high doses that induce occupational asthma include hydrochloric acid, sulfur dioxide or ammonia, which is found in the petroleum or chemical industries. (aaaai.org)
  • Get ready asthma sufferers: inhalers go "green" on Dec. 31. (redorbit.com)
  • Inhabitants of energy-efficient homes are more likely to breathe higher concentrations of not only dust mites but also molds, animal dander and cigarette smoke, which all contribute to the wheezing and inability to breathe that asthma sufferers face. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Follow @CDCasthma on Twitter to learn more about helping people with asthma live healthier lives by gaining control over their asthma. (cdc.gov)
  • Flu vaccination is especially important for people with certain underlying medical conditions, like asthma, heart disease, and diabetes. (cdc.gov)
  • People with asthma are at high risk of developing serious flu complications, even if their asthma is mild or their symptoms are well-controlled by medication. (cdc.gov)
  • Flu vaccination is especially important for people with asthma because they are at high risk of developing serious flu complications. (cdc.gov)
  • Injectable influenza vaccines (or flu shots) are approved for use in people 6 months and older regardless of whether or not they have asthma or other health conditions. (cdc.gov)
  • Flu shots have a long-established safety record in people with asthma. (cdc.gov)
  • People of any age with asthma might be at increased risk for wheezing after getting the nasal spray flu vaccine and should talk to their health care provider before getting the nasal spray vaccine. (cdc.gov)
  • People who have asthma should also be up to date with pneumococcal vaccination to protect against pneumococcal disease, such as pneumonia, meningitis, and bloodstream infections. (cdc.gov)
  • In addition to getting a flu vaccine, people with asthma should take the same everyday preventive actions CDC recommends of everyone , including avoiding people who are sick, covering coughs, and washing hands often. (cdc.gov)
  • Most people with asthma experience a tight feeling in the chest, shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing at some point in their life. (lung.org)
  • Plus see how you can be an advocate for policies that will help people with asthma breathe easier in the future. (lung.org)
  • Join our thriving asthma community of primary carers and specialists working together to improve the lives of people with asthma. (nationalasthma.org.au)
  • People with asthma may have a parent or other close relative with asthma. (kidshealth.org)
  • Exercise can help people stay healthier overall (in fact, many pro athletes have asthma! (kidshealth.org)
  • Your opinion about this publication will help us to better understand the information needs of people interested in reducing the burden of asthma in Connecticut. (ct.gov)
  • For some people, strong emotions or stress can trigger an asthma attack. (familydoctor.org)
  • People who learn how to control their asthma are less likely to have exacerbations. (bmj.com)
  • There are still about 1500 deaths a year from asthma in the UK, many of which may be preventable, and asthma affects about eight million people in the UK at some stage in their lives. (bmj.com)
  • Asthma is increasing every year in the U.S., and now afflicts about one in twelve people. (healthfinder.gov)
  • Asthma affects people of all ages and often starts during childhood. (nih.gov)
  • Genes seem to play a role in making some people more susceptible to asthma. (nih.gov)
  • Exercising With Asthma Discover which forms of exercise are best for people with asthma and how to control asthma while exercising. (webmd.com)
  • People that have experienced a life threatening asthma attack might end up being asthma free and might only experience its attack once in blue moon. (selfgrowth.com)
  • It causes intense coughing (People who do not know that they are asthma patient might think the intense coughing is a result of tuberculosis that's why it's always important to visit the doctor before coming to conclusion on any type of ailment. (selfgrowth.com)
  • Approximately 235 million people worldwide have asthma. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The information provided here is not only applicable to children but to most people with asthma. (healthy.net)
  • About 20 million Americans have asthma and approximately 300 million people worldwide. (news-medical.net)
  • Each year, 5,000 people die from asthma. (news-medical.net)
  • NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with the digestive disorder known as celiac disease are more likely to develop another disorder involving the immune system: asthma, according to a new study. (reuters.com)
  • Indeed, for every 100,000 people with celiac disease, 147 will have asthma that would not have occurred in the absence of the digestive disorder. (reuters.com)
  • To investigate whether celiac had any association with asthma, Dr. Jonas Ludvigsson of Orebro University Hospital and the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and colleagues compared more than 28,000 Swedes diagnosed with celiac to more than 140,000 similar people without the disease. (reuters.com)
  • Asthma kills 10 people in the United States every day, and many of these deaths are avoidable. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Between 1980 and 2014, 157,066 people in the U.S. died as a result of asthma, according to a report published on September 26, 2017, in the journal JAMA . (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Although the overall asthma death rate declined during this time period - from 2.2 to 1.2 deaths per 100,000 people - there was significant regional variation. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Does coffee get people with asthma hiper? (answers.com)
  • chihuahua help people with asthma? (answers.com)
  • Steroid tablets may sometimes be prescribed for people having a temporary flare-up of their asthma. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • This is an injection that is used specifically for people with asthma caused by an allergy who need continuous or frequent treatment with oral corticosteroids. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • The symptoms of people with asthma differ greatly in frequency and degree. (healthy.net)
  • Asthma Community Network (ACN) Exit - Join ACN to share, learn and connect with other asthma champions to improve health outcomes for people with asthma in your community. (epa.gov)
  • Thousands of people exposed to choking dust after the destruction of the World Trade Centre twin towers in New York have developed asthma, a study has shown. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • People who did not evacuate affected buildings had higher rates of asthma than those who did. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Researchers at Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) in Atlanta have developed a portable sensor system to monitor the air quality for people suffering from asthma. (technologyreview.com)
  • Many people with asthma may experience difficulty breathing , coughing , wheezing , or chest tightness during or after exercise . (medicinenet.com)
  • However, most people with asthma can successfully participate in their exercise of choice with proper guidance and treatment. (medicinenet.com)
  • A prominent review of 19 studies (involving 695 people) on exercises for asthma was published in 2012. (medicinenet.com)
  • People with asthma may be more sensitive to extremes in temperature, dry air, allergens, and pollution. (medicinenet.com)
  • With exercise, most people breathe through their mouth, which may trigger asthma symptoms, so people exercising with asthma may feel better breathing in through the nose and out through the mouth. (medicinenet.com)
  • People with asthma should not overexert themselves, as this may trigger asthma symptoms. (medicinenet.com)
  • Badges indicating that their holders have asthma or hay fever are proving popular in Japan amid the COVID-19 outbreak as more people face uncomfortable stares when coughing on trains or in other public places. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • The reason that I chose asthma was because of the fact that so many people, including one of my best friends, has it. (prezi.com)
  • I was just interested in knowing the mechanics of asthma and what people with asthma go through because one of my closest friends has it and i always wondered about what she went through. (prezi.com)
  • Chicago Asthma Consortium is a coalition of medical and public health professionals, business leaders, government agencies, community-based organizations, and individuals dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with asthma through advocacy, education and collaboration. (constantcontact.com)
  • Dr. Mark Millard, a pulmonologist affiliated with Baylor University Medical Center in Texas, read the study and told Healthline "However, when you ask how many people who had asthma also experienced atrial fibrillation, compared with those without asthma, I find that the data indicates a little less than double the risk of atrial fibrillation, especially in people taking medication for their asthma. (healthline.com)
  • Many people with symptoms such as these do have EIB or asthma, but there are other conditions that masquerade as EIB or asthma. (aaaai.org)
  • In 2015, 358 million people globally had asthma, up from 183 million in 1990. (wikipedia.org)
  • In an effort to improve asthma prevention and care, investigators have developed a new quantitative tool, the Pediatric Asthma Risk Score (PARS), to help predict pediatric asthma better than current standard test Asthma Predictive Index (API). (mdmag.com)
  • The overarching goals of the Asthma Initiative are to improve the health of children with asthma, make the communities we serve among the world's healthiest places for children with asthma, address the issue of poverty and how it affects asthma risk and finally, serve as a national and international model of what can be achieved in pediatric asthma outcomes. (brown.edu)
  • This project evaluates the efficacy of the Home Asthma Response Program (HARP), an evidence-based asthma intervention designed to reduce preventable asthma emergency department visits and hospitalizations among high risk pediatric asthma patients. (brown.edu)
  • This project evaluates neighborhood risk and pediatric asthma hospital use, utilizing ten years of data from the Lifespan Health System. (brown.edu)
  • If you experience wheezing, coughing, chest tightness or shortness of breath at work, you may have occupational asthma. (acaai.org)
  • The cardinal symptoms of an asthma attack are shortness of breath (dyspnea), wheezing, and chest tightness. (wikipedia.org)
  • Can Shortness of Breath and Chest Tightness Be an Asthma Symptom? (runnersworld.com)
  • If I experience wheezing, coughing, or shortness of breath with exercise, I definitely have exercise-induced bronchoconstriction or asthma. (aaaai.org)
  • Play media Asthma is characterized by recurrent episodes of wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Youngsters participating in the Harlem Children's Zone Asthma Initiative were less likely to miss school because of asthma-related illnesses than they were before the initiative began, according to a report released by the Atlanta-based federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (edweek.org)
  • This test is often used for measuring the intensity of a person's asthma and to confirm that the person needs to be treated for asthma. (wikipedia.org)
  • The only way that we are going to understand how environmental factors affect asthma is if we can measure a person's exposures on a day-to-day basis, says Charlene Bayer, the leader of the Environmental Exposures and Analysis Group at GTRI and the sensor system's principal investigator. (technologyreview.com)
  • Researchers say asthma that is poorly controlled can increase a person's risk of developing AFib, although the reasons why aren't entirely clear. (healthline.com)
  • The researchers believe that further studies are needed to explore the protective effect of breastfeeding on the various types of asthma in later life. (redorbit.com)
  • The program funds states, school programs, and non-government organizations to help them improve surveillance of asthma, train health professionals, educate individuals with asthma and their families, and explain asthma to the public. (cdc.gov)
  • and improve health outcomes for individuals with asthma. (ca.gov)
  • Find asthma guides, tip sheets, and other resources from NHLBI's Asthma Learn More Breathe Better program. (nih.gov)
  • Self-managing asthma day to day is important to breathe well, stay active, and keep asthma symptoms at bay. (webmd.com)
  • Asthma can be frustrating to a kid who struggles to keep up with friends, and terrifying to parents watching their child fight to breathe. (parenting.com)
  • But when asthma makes it hard for me to breathe," she explains, "I feel like - whoa! (aafa.org)
  • How Can I Overcome Persistent Asthma? (runnersworld.com)
  • Recently, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. REGN and partner Sanofi SNY announced that Dupixent (dupilumab) met its two primary endpoints in a phase III study conducted on patients with uncontrolled, persistent asthma. (yahoo.com)
  • 3. The presence of atopy should be determined because it is a predictor of persistent asthma (level III). (cmaj.ca)
  • This type of asthma is called adult-onset or late-onset asthma. (nih.gov)
  • This type of asthma is called occupational asthma. (nih.gov)
  • Breathinstephen is a blogger who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, CA. Steve has lived with a severe and uncontrollable type of asthma since early childhood. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • This type of asthma generally develops only after months or years of exposure to a work-related substance. (aaaai.org)
  • The care team can also talk about how to prevent asthma symptoms through lifestyle changes. (massgeneral.org)
  • Read on to learn more about this issue and what you can do to prevent asthma during intercourse. (bellaonline.com)
  • Each event will raise awareness about indoor and outdoor pollutants that trigger asthma and ways to prevent asthma episodes. (prweb.com)
  • Not all things are equal when it comes to the burden of asthma. (nih.gov)
  • The Central California Asthma Collaborative (CCAC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing the burden of asthma and other health disparities in the San Joaquin Valley. (idealist.org)
  • It's purpose is to reduce the burden of asthma in California's most highly impacted communities. (ca.gov)
  • The burden of asthma for children residing in urban areas, such as Greater Providence, is concerning: 25-50% of children in some urban school districts have asthma. (brown.edu)
  • Keep a record of your asthma symptoms and when and how often they occur. (familydoctor.org)
  • An asthma attack can occur when you are exposed to things in the environment, such as house dust mites and tobacco smoke. (healthfinder.gov)
  • Researchers also found evidence that the first asthma-related symptoms occur earlier in life if children were breastfed for shorter lengths of time or not exclusively. (redorbit.com)
  • A number of other health conditions occur more frequently in those with asthma, including gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD), rhinosinusitis, and obstructive sleep apnea. (wikipedia.org)
  • Over half of cases in children in the United States occur in areas with air quality below EPA standards, therefore the best locations for these camps are in the top cities for raising a child with asthma. (wikipedia.org)
  • Effects of Interleukin-13 Blockade on Allergen-induced Airway Responses in Mild Atopic Asthma. (medscape.com)
  • Ito S, Noguchi E, Shibasaki M, Yamakawa-Kobayashi K, Watanabe H, Arinami T. Evidence for an association between plasma platelet-activating factor acetylhydrolase deficiency and increased risk of childhood atopic asthma. (medscape.com)
  • The link of duration and exclusiveness of breastfeeding with asthma-related symptoms during the first four years was independent of infectious and atopic diseases. (redorbit.com)
  • For practical purposes, asthma in preschool children can be divided into non-atopic, which is likely to be outgrown, and atopic asthma, which is likely to persist. (cmaj.ca)
  • Parents often wonder if their child is at risk for developing asthma and PARS helps answer that question with more accuracy. (mdmag.com)
  • Your environment or occupation, your family history or genes, other medical conditions, your race or ethnicity, or your sex may raise your risk for developing asthma. (nih.gov)
  • Global strategy for asthma management and prevention (updated 2017). (springer.com)
  • Learn how controller medicine and quick-relief or rescue medicine (also called bronchodilators) are used to treat asthma and what else you can do to manage your condition. (healthfinder.gov)
  • 1) Caffeine, is out of class of drugs called methylxanthines, this class has 2 other drugs in it, Theobromine and Theophylline (which has been used a lot over the years to treat asthma). (answers.com)
  • An asthma "flare up," or attack, happens when excess mucus causes your air tubes to swell and tighten. (familydoctor.org)