Helping Kids and Adults Manage Respiratory Health

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What’s Causing Your Chronic Cough?

We’ve all suffered through a random coughing attack or hacked our way through the common cold. Usually, time and some over-the-counter cough medicine are all that’s needed.  However, a chronic cough or one with no identifiable traits is another story.  A chronic cough can be a sign of something more …

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Do I Need Another Diagnostic Tool To Track My Patient’s Asthma?

Asthma is a serious condition that requires diligent treatment and attention. Doctors all over the world track asthma in their patients through various tools. But with all the different diagnostic tools available, some doctors have a difficult time determining which is the best choice for their patients. As more tools …

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Understanding the Numbers On Your Spirometry Test

Spirometry plays a key role in both diagnosing and monitoring lung conditions. However, the results can be a bit confusing if you don’t know what to look for. Make sure you understand the numbers on your spirometry test and what they mean for your overall lung health. How to Read …

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How Should You Use a Portable Spirometry Device?

With a portable spirometer, even children can monitor their lung function at home, empowering them to take control of their own health.

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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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How Do Doctors Test for Asthma?

Asthma can be scary if you don’t know exactly what you are up against. Before going in for a doctor’s diagnosis or asthma test, you need to understand the signs and symptoms of asthma.

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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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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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Explore the connections between asthma and other conditions like the flu, diseases, and mental health.

Each season brings its own unique challenge to those with asthma. Learn more about seasonal triggers.

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.

Discover more about the cost, in time and money, spent on asthma management and ways to reduce it.

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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