Tag: childhood asthma

Asthma is a major concern for children and infants. Roughly 7 million kids in the United States are afflicted with asthma, which can manifest at any age, though most children show symptoms before their sixth year of age. The ailment is increasing at an alarming rate, and doctors are as yet at a loss to […]

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Childhood asthma is a growing problem, especially among kids in urban environments. While the causes of this epidemic are being actively researched, treatments have recently come to light. Obstructive Sleep Apnea, or OSA, has been shown to be associated with many respiratory issues, including snoring and asthma. Recent research has shown that surgery used to […]

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If you think those sinus problems that plague you during the spring and summer months will go away when winter arrives, you are in for a rude awakening. The winter season can cause just as much sinus misery as the warmer seasons. The good news is that you can minimize sinus or allergy flare-ups by […]

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Research has shown that children that catch certain respiratory illnesses that include wheezing as a symptom are significantly more likely to develop asthma than children who do not contract the illness. Now, new research published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that when you add the genes of parents that have allergies or […]

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Researchers have confirmed what parents in large cities have likely suspected for years: pollution caused by traffic can cause childhood asthma. The research study was conducted in Europe and looked at the health of children in 10 cities. The results show that as much as 14% of childhood asthma cases could be caused by air […]

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