Asthma Triggers – Part 1

Americans spend up to 90 percent of their time indoors. Indoor allergens and irritants play a significant role in triggering asthma attacks. Triggers are things that can cause asthma symptoms, an episode or attack or make asthma worse. If you have asthma, you may react to just one trigger or you may find that several […]

Smoke Inhalation – Part 2

Exams & X-Rays A number of tests and procedures may be performed. Which tests are performed depends on the severity of the signs and symptoms and is at the discretion of the doctor. Chest X-ray If the patient has respiratory complaints such as persistent cough and shortness of breath, a chest X-ray should be done. […]

Tips to Aid With Asthma

More than 25 million people in the United States are known to have asthma, of that 7 million are children.  Asthma causes breathing airways, which are like tubes that carry air into and out of the lungs, to become inflamed and narrow.  This causes the sufferer recurring periods of wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath […]