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Child Weight Gain and Asthma

A NEW STUDY FINDS CHILDREN WHO GAIN WEIGHT QUICKLY DURING THE FIRST THREE MONTHS OF LIFE ARE AT INCREASED RISK OF DEVELOPING ASTHMA SYMPTOMS BY PRE-SCHOOL. RESEARCHERS SAY THIS QUICK GROWTH MAY NEGATIVELY AFFECT LUNG GROWTH OR CHANGES IN THE IMMUNE SYSTEM.

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Asthmatic Mothers and Steroid Inhalers

BABIES BORN TO ASTHMATIC MOTHERS WHO USE STEROID INHALERS WHILE PREGNANT MAY FACE HEALTH RISKS. THERE WAS A LINK BETWEEN INHALED STEROID USE AND ENDOCRINE AND METABOLIC DISORDERS IN CHILDREN.

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Asthma – Folic Acid

FOLIC ACID HAS LONG BEEN RECOMMENDED FOR PREGNANT WOMEN TO PREVENT BIRTH DEFECTS BUT NOW A NEW STUDY SHOWS IT MIGHT HELP PEOPLE WITH ALLERGIES AND ASTHMA AS WELL! JOHNS HOPKINS RESEARCHERS LOOKED AT THE FOLATE LEVELS AND ALLERGY SYMPTOMS OF MORE THAN 8-THOUSAND PEOPLE. THOSE WITH HIGHER BLOOD LEVELS OF FOLATE REPORTED SIGNIFICANTLY FEWER […]

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Asthma – Asthma Management

ASTHMA IS A CHRONIC INFLAMMATION OFTHE BODY’S AIRWAYS. PEOPLE WITH ASTHMA EXPERIENCE SHORTNESS OF BREATH COUGHING AND WHEEZING. DR. MICHAEL DICK EXPLAINS HOW TO MANAGE ASTHMA IN THE “MEDICAL MINUTE. PEOPLE WITH ASTHMA HAVE A CHRONIC BUT CONTROLLABLE CONDITION. WHILE THERE’S NO CURE, PATIENTS CAN COMBINE EDUCATION, LUNG FUNCTION MEASUREMENTS, LIFE-STYLE CHANGES AND APPROPRIATE MEDICATIONS […]

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