Respiratory Diseases

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What are the Different Types of Asthma?
Scott Ridl Jan 20, 2019

Allergic Asthma Allergic asthma used to be called "extrinsic asthma"—the way I remember this is that in this case, it is things external to your body that cause symptoms. Now, we’ll get to why that doesn’t work well in a naming scheme in just a moment! 65 to 75% of adults with asthma have at...

Is Asthma Worse at Night?
Scott Ridl Jan 20, 2019

While not a sleep disorder itself, even the National Sleep Foundation highlights asthma as a cause of disrupted sleep in both children and adults. Up to 75% of people with asthma may experience nocturnal asthma symptoms—or, symptoms that occur during the night. Children may also be significantly ...

What Helps Asthma Symptoms Without a Rescue Inhaler?
Scott Ridl Jan 20, 2019

If you have asthma, you should never leave home without your rescue inhaler! However, no matter how long you have had asthma, there may be times you forget your inhaler at home and have to decide what to do. While nothing is as good a solution as using your rescue inhaler, there are some comm...

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