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What Happens If You Take Too Much Medicine?

Medicine is extremely beneficial, but can also be dangerous. Although it can heal and control health issues, too much medicine can be harmful. More and more people are accidentally overdosing on prescribed medication. Understanding what an overdose is and how to prevent it is an important part of staying safe …

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Tis the Season… How to Prevent Holiday Asthma Triggers

Not sure what to watch out for this holiday season? We have prepared a list of asthma triggers that tend to be an issue during this time of year.

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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 a parent, suffer from asthma or allergies, don’t assume that your child does too.   Many childhood illnesses affect breathing, sometimes making it difficult to determine …

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What is Eosinophilic Asthma?

While asthma varies greatly in types, triggers, and severity, few people know what eosinophilic asthma is and how it works. Although rare (particularly in children), eosinophilic asthma is more severe than other types of asthma because it does not respond well to medication. Take the time to learn about eosinophilic …

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What Are the Connections Between Allergies and Asthma?

When you have been diagnosed with asthma, it can be difficult to tell the difference between allergies and asthma. The two are often triggered by similar things so let’s take a look at the connections between allergies and asthma.

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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 and treat common respiratory illnesses can help you determine whether your symptoms are related to a virus or your lung condition. Common Respiratory Illnesses Your …

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For Parents and Guardians: Answers to Your Common Questions

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Watch for These 6 Asthma Warning Signs

If your child suffers from asthma, it is important for you, them, and any authority in their life to be aware of an attack’s warning …

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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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woman in bed, holding hand over forehead feeling for fever

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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