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Asthma

The Flu and Asthma

Flu season can be especially problematic for individuals with asthma. The influenza virus causes inflammation and swelling in the lungs that create additional concerns for asthma suffers as compared to individuals with otherwise healthy lungs. Adhering to your asthma action plan,...
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Back to School with Allergies

With thousands of students in the Atlanta area heading back to school this fall, schools have created different techniques for handling students with allergies. Today, one in three children have allergies, and one in eleven students suffer from asthma. As a parent, it’s up to you...
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Allergies relates to asthma in both children and adults

Asthma has often been linked with allergies. However, these studies have all focused on children or teens, rather than adults. A recent study published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, the medical journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology...
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What is Asthma?

Asthma is a chronic disease that affects your airways. The airways are the tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs. If you have asthma, the inside walls of your airways are inflamed (swollen). The inflammation makes the airways very sensitive, and they tend to react...
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Dr. Chacko and Dr. Sanjay Gupta on CNN. See the video here.