Asthma Overview

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Meditate Your Way to Better Asthma Control

Meditation for stress relief is one adjunctive treatment that may help you gain control over your asthma. Learn the basic skills you need. Stress is, of course, unavoidable, and the point of stress reduction and stress management programs...

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What to Expect During a Severe Asthma Attack

A severe asthma attack can strike at any time. Learn what causes it and what to expect during emergency medical care. Severe asthma is a lung disease that does not respond well to typical asthma treatments. It can become serious and even...

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Zafirlukast - Oral

Zafirlukast is a selective peptide leukotriene receptor agonist used to control asthma symptoms by reducing inflammation, fluid, and airway narrowing. Additional Content Provided and Reviewed by IBM Micromedex What Is Zafirlukast? Zafirlukast is...

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Breo Ellipta (Fluticasone and Vilanterol) - Inhalation

Breo Ellipta is a prescription inhalation powder used as an asthma control treatment and long-term treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Additional Content Provided and Reviewed by IBM Micromedex What Is Breo Ellipta? Breo Ellipta...

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Why Does Asthma Get Worse When You're Sick?

Asthma symptoms come and go, but when you’re sick with the flu or cold, it can trigger your asthma more. Here’s how to treat viral-induced symptoms. Asthma is a chronic illness that affects the lungs and makes it harder to breathe. It can be...

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What Is Intrinsic Asthma?

Intrinsic asthma, also called non-allergic asthma, causes breathing problems. Learn more about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment in this article. Intrinsic asthma, also called non-allergic asthma, causes spasms in your airways that make it...

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Can an Internist Care for My Asthma?

Internal Medicine doctors are just one type of physician that can care for your asthma. A primary care MD can help get your asthma under control. If you need a primary care physician to help get control of your asthma symptoms, you may want to...

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Understanding the Basics of Childhood Asthma

Asthma is a serious and potentially life-threatening illness that affects many children. Learn the basics about it and how to prevent asthma attacks. Asthma is a serious and potentially life-threatening illness that affects many children....

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Asthma Symptoms

Wheezing and chest tightness are classic indications of asthma. Learn to recognize such symptoms, so you can discuss them with your doctor and take action.

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Asthma Triggers

Part of controlling your asthma is identifying your personal triggers that can set off an attack - so you can then learn how to avoid them.

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Asthma Treatment

From inhalers to an asthma action plan, understand your options for treating asthma. Find the information you need to take an active role in your care.

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