Posts Tagged "Asthma"

Allergic and Environmental Asthma

Posted on Jan 5, 2009 in Health & Wellness

William Kelly, MD, Consulting Staff, Officer-in-Charge, Pulmonary Disease Clinic, Madigan Army Medical Center; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Gregory Argyros, MD, Assistant Chief, Program Director, Department of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center; Associate Professor, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; Rohit K Katial, MD, Program Director Allergy and Immunology, Associate Professor of Medicine, National Jewish Medical and Research...

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Indoor Environmental Asthma Triggers

Posted on Dec 24, 2008 in Health & Wellness

Indoor Environmental Asthma Triggers Secondhand Smoke Dust Mites Molds Cockroaches and Pests Pets Nitrogen Dioxide Outdoor Americans spend up to 90% of their time indoors. Therefore, indoor allergens and irritants can play a significant role in triggering asthma attacks. It is important to recognize potential asthma triggers in the indoor environment and reduce your exposure to those triggers. You may not be affected by all of the triggers listed here. Your doctor can help you to determine which triggers affect your asthma and develop a specific plan to reduce your...

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