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Asthma

Older Adults & Medication Use

The majority of older adults take multiple medications. This increases the risk of interactions and side effects, especially in adults who suffer from allergies or asthma. The following information will help you have an informed conversation with your doctor about which...
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Preventing Allergies and Asthma in Children

There is substantial evidence that suggests that allergies and asthma run in families. Children with one or more parents who have some form of allergic disease are far more likely to develop the conditions themselves; however, it may not be inevitable. There are steps that you...
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Do Allergies Cause Asthma?

One of the most common questions we get from parents of children with allergies is whether their child’s allergies can cause them to develop asthma. The short answer is no; allergies do not cause asthma. The two conditions are connected, so it would be natural to think that one...
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Asthma Triggers

One of the most important parts of managing asthma is limiting your exposure to potential triggers. Keeping an asthma symptom diary can help you identify your asthma triggers and give the doctor better insight into how well your treatment regimen is managing your condition. While...
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Can Acid Reflux Cause Asthma?

Acid reflux and asthma are among the top seven health problems impacting Americans, as per an USA Today article that was published in November, 2014. While approximately 20% of men and women have gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD), over 25 million individuals suffer from...
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Dr. Chacko and Dr. Sanjay Gupta on CNN. See the video here.