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Children at Risk for Using the Wrong Asthma Inhaler Technique

With falling leaves, windy conditions, and cold weather; seasonal changes can trigger symptoms in those who have asthma. It can also be a year-round struggle for some. The chronic inflammation of airways can be well-controlled by using an inhaler correctly, but recent studies indicate children don’t understand the proper technique, putting themselves at risk for…

Know Warning Signs of Severe Asthma Attack

  For those with asthma or similar symptoms, it’s important for people to recognize early on the signs of an asthma flare up so they can avoid severe attacks or potentially serious medical problems. During an asthma attack, airways become swollen and inflamed, and the muscles around the airways contract and produce extra mucus, causing…