Coping with Allergies and Asthma

The editors of Coping with Allergies & Asthma magazine work closely with America's leading authorities on allergies, asthma, and COPD to get the most up-to-date, factual information.

 

Allergies

Serving Up Tips for Managing Food Allergies at Home

When a family member is diagnosed with food allergies, life at home becomes somewhat more challenging. By changing the way you shop, cook, and clean,...

Allergies

Find Out What’s Making You Itch

Irritated skin can be caused by a   variety of factors. These include immune system disorders, medications, and infections. When an allergen is responsible for...

Asthma

The Flu and You

Though people with asthma are not more likely to get the flu, influenza can be more serious for people with asthma, even if their asthma...

Allergies

Seasonal Allergies

The pollen count is sky-high. You’re sneezing, your eyes are itching, and you feel miserable. Seasonal allergies are real diseases that can interfere with work,...

Asthma

Get Moving!

Do you cough, wheeze, and have a tight chest or shortness of breath when you exercise? If yes, you may have exercise-induced bronchoconstriction. This happens...

COPD

What You Should Know About COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe. “Progressive” means the disease gets worse over time. COPD...

Allergies

Winning the Fight against Fall Allergies

When fall arrives, do your allergies seem to get the best of you? Do sneezing, wheezing, runny noses, and itchy eyes leave you feeling run...

Allergies Asthma

You Better Watch Out!

All during the year, the possibility exists for people with respiratory problems to experience allergy and asthma attacks. During the holiday season, however, more hidden...

Allergies Asthma

How to Keep “Achoos” From Interrupting Your “I Do’s”

You want your wedding day to be memorable for all the right reasons. While selecting the color scheme and writing your vows, don’t forget another...

Allergies Asthma

Is Rinsing Your Sinuses with Neti Pots Safe?

Little teapots with long spouts have become a fixture in many homes to flush out clogged nasal passages and help people breathe easier. Along with...

Allergies

What You Should Know about Penicillin Allergy

Penicillins are widely used anti-biotics that have important roles in treating bacterial infections. The label of penicillin allergy is commonly attached in childhood, a time...

Allergies

Get to the Bottom of What’s Causing Your Skin Irritation

Sturdy gloves are a must-have gardening accessory for people with allergies.While poison ivy is probably the most well-known itch-inducing plant, a multitude of other plants,...