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Article published on Aug 25, 2009

There Are Many Triggers For Asthma In The House

Our eight-year-old son has been coughing for years. We thought that he didnʼt wear enough clothes and catch colds easily. He used to take antibiotics many times a year. Finally, our family doctor told us that he has asthma. She gave him puffers which did relieve his cough, but every time when we tried to... Read More

Article published on May 29, 2007

Is There A Way To Prevent Asthma?

Our eight-month-old son was admitted to the hospital six weeks ago with a cold and a bad cough. Our doctor noticed that he was wheezing in his chest. She told us that his bronchial tubes were badly inflamed because of a virus infection. He was given a steroid by mouth as well as medicines through... Read More

Article published on Aug 19, 2003

Adults With Asthma Have Same Triggers As Children

I was diagnosed with asthma many years ago. I don’t get asthma attack, and I use a blue puffer from time to time, only when I find it hard to breathe, or when I get a cold and a lot of cough. I am generally healthy and hardly see my family doctor. In the last... Read More