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Does Childhood Obesity Cause Asthma?

Obesity rates have been increasing worldwide, especially in North America. Over the past few years, obesity rates have increased to the point that it costs around $14 billion in health expenses each year. The consequences of childhood obesity are numerous, but many wonder about the connection between obesity and asthma.  …

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Are You Controlling Your Asthma, Or Is It Controlling You?

Patients with asthma should be able to enjoy their busy lives without constant, debilitating symptoms. If you or your child has chronic asthma, make sure you are in control of your asthma. Learn about the risk factors, symptoms, and best practices for controlling your asthma. Identify And Avoid Asthma Triggers  …

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Watch for These 6 Asthma Warning Signs

Mayday, mayday, mayday! A flare may be on the horizon, and it could be triggered by your body’s changing levels of condition-based asthma triggers. Even if the early warning signs of an asthma attack aren’t obvious, you can take specific measures to help prevent a flare from happening. This could …

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How To Use Aluna To Better Treat Asthma Patients

The Aluna spirometer is an effective tool for remote patient monitoring (RPM). There are many ways that you can use Aluna to better treat asthma patients. Aside from being a quality product, Aluna has an app that makes recording spirometry results fun for children and beneficial for physicians. Here are …

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What Is Silent Asthma?

Some doctors and healthcare professionals refer to “silent asthma,” but you’ve probably had difficulty pinpointing its definition. While this term has made its way into medical practice jargon, it is not generally regarded as a medical term. There are a few reasons why people refer to “silent asthma.” To understand …

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Understanding The Short And Long-Term Effects Of Asthma

Asthma is a health condition that causes a person’s airways to close up, making it difficult to breathe. Around 25 million Americans suffer from asthma, but few fully understand the short and long-term effects of asthma. Understanding how asthma impacts your health is one of the first steps towards managing …

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For Parents and Guardians: Answers to Your Common Questions

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Watch for These 6 Asthma Warning Signs

Mayday, mayday, mayday! A flare may be on the horizon, and it could be triggered by your body’s changing levels of condition-based asthma triggers. Even …

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Protecting Your Child Against Cold Weather Asthma

Does your child struggle more with their asthma during the holiday season? This could be due to stress or holiday scents, but it’s most likely because of the cold weather.

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How Weather Affects Your Child’s Asthma

Suffering from asthma doesn’t mean your child can’t enjoy sports or outdoors. However, you should be aware that the weather could affect your child’s asthma, so stay informed and take precautions when necessary.

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How to Diagnose Asthma in Children Under 5

Children under 5 years old who wheeze or show other signs of breathing trouble, should be evaluated by a doctor. However, just because you, as …

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How to Identify Common Respiratory Illnesses

Upper respiratory infections can happen at any time and can cause complications for those with conditions like asthma or Cystic Fibrosis. Knowing how to identify …

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How to Recognize Respiratory Distress in Children

By learning more about how doctors treat breathing issues and how to identify an emergency situation, you can get your child the care he needs in a more timely manner.

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Get downloadable, printable items like our asthma action plan and emergency checklist.

When kids can’t speak for themselves, you can be a champion on their behalf. Learn how to advocate for your asthmatic.

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How can technology help you manage asthma? Read about breakthroughs and new asthma monitoring tech.

Learn how doctors are using portable spirometry in the treatment of Cystic Fibrosis patients.

Can spirometry improve athletic performance? Learn how top athletes are tracking lung function.

See how Aluna has made it possible for doctors to remotely monitor at-risk patients.

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