Category: Asthma

Are some types of asthma more difficult to treat than others?

According to Science Daily, researchers found that patients who have severe asthma are less likely to respond to treatment than those who have a milder form of the disease. With this in mind, the goal is to develop more specialized methods of relieving symptoms among individuals. Read More »

What makes asthma attacks so common in September?

Did you know that the worst day of the year for asthma sufferers is fast approaching? According to CNN, “clinical studies have shown that greatest number of hospitalizations due to asthma peak 17 days after Labor Day, which in 2013 will be September 19.” Read More »

Tips for reducing ragweed allergy symptoms this fall

According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI), 10 percent of children and 7.8 percent of adults in the United States suffer from ragweed allergies — also known as hay fever. While ragweed allergy season traditionally peaks in mid-September, Fox News reports that factors such as climate change are causing it to last about four weeks longer than usual. Read More »