1. Extrinsic vs. Intrinsic Asthma: The Main Differences?

    Extrinsic vs. Intrinsic Asthma: The Main Differences

    You have probably heard of asthma, but did you know that there are two different types? The two types of asthma are called extrinsic and intrinsic and they can often have different causes and symptoms.

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  2.  What is the Difference Between Allergic and Nonallergic Asthma?

    What is the Difference Between Allergic and Nonallergic Asthma?

    Asthma is just asthma, right? In fact, there are different types of asthma and the type you are diagnosed with will dictate how you manage it. If you ingest something that is a trigger, you might have facial or tongue swelling or a more serious form of allergic reaction, anaphylaxis.

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  3. Alcohol and Asthma: What is Their Correlation?

    Alcohol and Asthma: What is Their Correlation?

    If you have asthma, drinking alcohol may be giving you more than just a headache the next day. Studies have shown that drinking alcohol can trigger asthma symptoms or potentially make your other triggers worse. So, even though you love having that glass of wine after a long day, it may be what is causing some of your asthma symptoms.

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  4. The Risk Factors for Developing Asthma

    The Risk Factors for Developing Asthma

    Are you worried about getting asthma? Asthma can occur in children and adults and many times it is unclear why. It is not something you can catch from another person, but there are certain factors that might make you more susceptible to developing it.

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  5. Can Mild Asthma be Cured by Medication and an Inhaler Pump?

    Can Mild Asthma be Cured by Medication and an Inhaler Pump?

    Are you one of the nearly 5 million people in the UK with asthma?  Whilst there is no cure for asthma, there is treatment available that can help control your symptoms and help you live a happy, healthy life.

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  6. Asthma and COPD: How to Tell the Difference?

    Asthma and COPD: How to Tell the Difference?

    Asthma is a common respiratory condition that can affect both adults and children. It causes difficulties with breathing, a chronic cough, shortness of breath, and wheezing. These symptoms are not always present, though, and can come and go depending on how severe the case of asthma is.

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  7. Can Asthma During Pregnancy Affect My Baby?

    Can Asthma During Pregnancy Affect My Baby?

    Asthma risk factors are higher for women than men overall, so it’s important to stay on top of your asthma during pregnancy. Medicines, including inhalers, long acting and combined relievers, theophylline and steroid (prednisolone) tablets are safe in pregnancy and will not harm your baby.

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  8. Difference Between Uncontrolled Asthma And Severe Asthma

    Difference Between Uncontrolled Asthma And Severe Asthma

    Asthma is an inflammatory disease that affects lungs. It causes swelling and inflammation in your lungs and airways making it difficult to breathe. Asthma is usually triggered by air borne allergens like, pollen, dust mites, mold spores or pet dander.

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  9. How do Asthma and COPD inhalers affect the lungs?

    How do Asthma and COPD inhalers affect the lungs?

    COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a generic name for a group of lung diseases that have the common feature of making it difficult to empty air out of the lungs because the airways have become narrowed.

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  10. Tips for using a Spacer with your Asthma Inhaler

    Tips for using a Spacer with your Asthma Inhaler

    In simple terms, spacers are large, empty devices that are usually made out of plastic and can also be called tubes. The spacers are known to help in the patients’ asthma treatment to get them the correct amount of asthma medicine.

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