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Increased Weight Gain During Pregnancy Can Cause Asthma Risk In Baby by Linda Posted Mon 25 May 2009 12:00am We’ve discussed the dangers of a large weight gain during pregnancy recently but here is another concern. A Mom-to-be’s weight may have lasting effects not just on her own health but on the respiratory health of her children as well. This study looked at whether a mother’s weight before pregnancy could affect a child’s risk for asthma. The stu ... Read on »
Long Acting Beta Agonist Inhalers 'CAUSE' Asthma? The DMCB Explains and Reviews the Implications for Disease Management by JaanS Medical Doctor Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 7:19pm <?xml:namespace prefix = o /> A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expert panel has recommended that the ‘long acting beta agonist inhalers Foradil and Serevent no longer be approved for treatment of asthma. Apparently they can cause asthma. Drugs that treat asthma can cause asthma? How can this be true? And what are the implications for disease ... Read on »
What Causes Asthma? by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Wed 05 Oct 2011 1:36am When looking at what causes , the conditions that cause a person to develop asthma and the triggers that cause asthma symptoms must be considered. The development of asthma symptoms occurs when a person has both the primary cause of asthma and irritants triggering the symptoms. A genetic tendency for the immune system to overreact to a ... Read on »
Breathe Easy — Addressing the Root Causes of Asthma by Mark Hyman, M.D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 17 Sep 2013 10:13am The question this week is, “what causes asthma and what can I do about it? How do I get rid of these terrible symptoms that I have?” Asthma is a big problem. It affects 8.4 percent of the population or over 25 million Americans (including many children), and it’s increasing every day in America. Why? For a number of reasons: i ... Read on »
How Sleep Apnea Can Cause Asthma by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 28 Oct 2010 4:47am You may be thinking that I’m stretching things a bit by suggesting that obstructive sleep apnea can cause asthma, but there are numerous published studies linking these two conditions. A recent study published in Chest showed that poorly controlled adult asthmatics had a much higher chance of having undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea—almost 3 ... Read on »
Potential Cause of Asthma-Like Symptoms Spotted in Mice by HealthFinder Posted Sun 29 Aug 2010 10:00am healthnewslink Findings may lead to new treatments for people with severe forms of the airway disorder, researchers say. ... Read on »
What Causes Asthma and How Can It Be Treated Naturally? by Mare Posted Sun 16 Oct 2011 12:51pm Dr. Corrine Wang, ND, of Pacific Naturopathic Asthma is a chronic inflammatory condition of the lungs that is characterized by wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and coughing, particularly at night or in the early morning.  Asthma affects people of all ages, but it most often starts during childhood, with the pediatric populatio ... Read on »
EARLIER VACCINATION CAUSES ASTHMA by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 10 Jul 2008 4:07pm By Mark F. Blaxill Lost amidst all the furor over the role of vaccines in autism has been the role that vaccine administration plays in causing other chronic childhood diseases like asthma and juvenile diabetes. But the evidence that vaccine... Read on »
Smoking During Pregnancy May Cause Asthma, Wheezing in Kids by Medline Plus Posted Fri 17 Aug 2012 4:00pm More breathing problems seen in preschoolers even if mothers stopped smoking once they were born Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma in Children , Pregnancy and Substance Abuse , Smoking Read on »
What Causes Asthma? Not What the Tovars Think by Seth Roberts .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 20 May 2009 9:16am From Joyce Cohen’s The Hunt column: For reasons unknown, Florida didn’t agree with little Noah Tovar. Since his toddler years, Noah, now 7, had suffered terribly from asthma. His parents, Jari and Selene Tovar, moved their family several times, trying to escape the mold or pollen or whatever it was that caused his breathing problems. Nothing ... Read on »