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Can you get asthma after COVID-19?

Covid-LungAccording to the American Lung Association, 37 million Americans live with chronic lung disease like asthma or COPD. For these individuals, becoming infected with SARS-CoV-2, the pandemic virus that causes COVID-19, can seriously exacerbate the symptoms of their underlying condition.

The Best Air Purifiers for Asthma & Allergies

Best-Air-Purifiers-for-Asthma-AllergiesWhen most people think about air pollution, they think about smog or car emissions. But the air inside your home can be just as dangerous, especially for individuals with asthma and allergies. Pollutants like pet dander, dust mites, mold spores, and chemical odors can worsen symptoms, making it harder to manage your health.

New Year Exercise & Asthma: Safe Practices to Prevent Asthma Attacks

isaac-smith-21e0DwvSXFg-unsplash-scaledMany of us say it is our New Year’s resolution to get in better shape or become healthier. During the first weeks of a new year, it is very common to see gyms flooded with new members or have many people trying new workouts at home. You too may be ready to take on something...

Asthma Attacks: Triggers and Treatments

Asthma_ManagementWhen an asthma attack occurs, your bronchial tubes – the pathways that let air enter and leave the lungs become inflamed and the muscles surrounding the bronchial tubes – tighten.  This results in narrowing of the air passages, making breathing very difficult. Other symptoms may also appear including coughing and wheezing. An asthma attack can...

Allergy and Asthma Tips to Help You Enjoy the Holiday Season

chritsmasboy-scaledIf you have asthma and/or allergies, you might be a little hesitant to fully engage in all the holiday cheer. While family and friends are out merrymaking, you must wonder, will scented candles or the smell of pine from a Christmas tree trigger your asthma or allergies? Or if you have food allergies, are there...

Asthma and Anxiety: How Do They Relate?

Asthma_ManagementUnfortunately, anxiety can heighten an asthma sufferers’ asthma symptoms. For those with asthma, both adults and kids, there is more going on during an asthma attack than constricted breathing.

Mold: A Trigger for Asthma and Allergy

rain-boots-scaledAsthma is a serious disease that affects your ability to breathe. Many people who suffer from asthma have symptoms with exposure to mold. Mold and mildew are fungi, a type of organism that reproduces via spores. Spores are airborne particles that grow in wet or damp environments. Mold can be found both indoors and outdoors. Outdoor...