Asthma - Management

Jessica Carreras

An asthmatic woman from Westland, Michigan was able to be very physically active in her childhood. Now, a writer and athlete, she can run half marathons despite the limitations asthma has put on her life.

Carmen Sanchez

Asthma can be a livable condition or it can be deadly for some. Carmen's story is about striving to live with asthma even though it threatened her life.

5 Ways to Wane Wheezing in Asthma

The whistling sound someone with asthma makes? It's an indication their airways are restricted. Learn what causes breathing difficulty, how to treat it, and how to prevent flare-ups.

Can Asthma Affect Your Fertility?

Researchers in Denmark have found that women with asthma seem to experience delays in getting pregnant. Find out why this may occur.

Got Asthma? Tools to Make Breathing Easier

Living with asthma can be scary, but having the right tools on hand gives you a measure of control.

6 Important Tips to Help Alleviate Asthma This Winter

Believe it or not, those living with asthma typically need more medication during the winter months. While pollen causes misery in spring and summer, indoor allergens and dry air in the winter is a bigger problem.

How to Avoid an Asthma Attack When You Have a Cold

Make sure your cold is just about coughing and sneezing, not wheezing.

Speed Skater and Dancer Apolo Ohno: Living With A Respiratory Disorder

Apolo Ohno hangs up his skates to share his story about exercise-induced bronchospasm and how he's never let his condition interfere with his success, on or off the ice.

Spice up Your Asthma Treatment With Ginger

This flavorful root may do more than add heat to your meals; it could help relieve asthma symptoms, too.

Could Breathing Training Calm Asthma Symptoms?

This may be a helpful addition to your treatment and management plan.

Frequently Asked Questions About Asthma

Here's what you need to know about this chronic lung condition, including symptoms and treatment options.

7 Mistakes That Sabotage Asthma Control

Are you taking the right steps to keep your asthma under control? Be sure you're doing what you should to stay healthy and breathe with ease.

When Non-Smokers Get Emphysema

Even if you've never had a cigarette, there are other factors that can put you at risk for this chronic condition. Learn more.

Growing Up With Cows Helps Kids Breathe Easier

Children who live on dairy farms and drink unpasteurized milk appear to have immunity against asthma and allergies. New findings help identify why this is the case.

Acute vs. Chronic Sinusitis: Understand Your Condition

For many, sinusitis means uncomfortable symptoms that may require the right treatment to overcome.

Breathe Easier Tonight: How A Humidifier Can Help

Depending on your triggers, adding or removing the moisture in your bedroom air can lessen the risk of an asthma attack.

The Wonders of Magnesium for Allergies

What do whole grains, nuts, seeds, seaweed, cacao, and leafy greens have in common? Magnesium, a mineral that can help eat away allergy symptoms.

How to Weather Winter Asthma

Address your worst asthma triggers and enjoy the best that winter has to offer.

Is Your Asthma Controlling You?

If you reach for your fast-acting relief inhaler several times a week, read this.

Do You Have Therapy-Resistant Asthma?

You may have this, or other factors could be interfering with your treatment. These other factors can often be managed.

Which Comes First: Allergies or Asthma?

Cracking the code on this chicken-and-egg scenario could lead you to better treatment.

Safe Neti Pot Usage: Dos and Don'ts

Nasal irrigation can help with congestion. Learn the right way to do it and prevent common errors.

What Your Immune System Can Do for Asthma

A strong immune system can help keep healthy with asthma. Here’s how to keep your immune system running strong.

The Link Between Heart Disease and Asthma

When it comes to these two serious health issues, can one cause the other?

Oxygen Therapy for Asthma Relief?

Find out if you're a good candidate for this treatment.

A Fungal Allergy at Home in Your Lungs

This soil-based allergy can cause serious complications. Know the symptoms and learn how to treat it.

Can French Pine Bark Treat Asthma?

While some experts are skeptical, others swear by it. What's at the root of the debate?

Weathering Summer Asthma

The summer months often bring chest tightness, coughing, and wheezing. Here's why.

Safety Measures to Prevent Asthma Deaths

These important steps could help you avoid tragedy.

Does Asthma Give You Bad Breath?

Halitosis can be a clue that a person is experiencing asthma or other respiratory problems.
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