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.

 

Asthma

On the Job with Asthma

Bakers may develop an allergy and occupational asthma symptoms from exposure to various flours or baking enzymes.Occupational asthma is caused by inhaling fumes, gases, dust,...

Allergies

Food Allergy Update

Almost 20 years ago, experts recommended that babies at high risk for developing peanut allergy avoid peanut-containing foods until age three. But nearly 10 years...

Allergies

Spring Cleaning with Allergies & Asthma

Spring cleaning can be more than just a daunting chore for people with allergies and asthma. Dust, pet hair, and fumes from cleaning supplies can...

Asthma

Asthma & Exercise

Exercise is good for everyone. Regular exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. But it is also a common trigger for asthma. In...

Allergies Asthma

Are Asthma and Allergies Disabilities?

Do allergens at work make you sick? The ADA can protect you. Has a preschool rejected your child? Or was your child left out of...

COPD

Your Life with COPD

A diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary dis­ease, or COPD, can seem like devastating news. A life with COPD is different from a life without the...

Allergies Asthma

5 Things To Do To Feel Better During Allergy Season

Nobody said allergies would be fun, but you never thought it would be this bad. What if you had some simple ways to avoid the...

Allergies Asthma

Best Halloween Treat? Enjoying Allergy- & Asthma-Free Fun

Every year around Halloween, there is lots of hype about costumes, parties, candy, and haunted houses. But kids with allergies and asthma sometimes fear that...

Allergies Asthma

The Ultimate Summer Camp Survival Checklist

Summer camp is a great place for kids with asthma and allergies to spread their wings and have some independence. It can also be lots...

Allergies

The 411 on Food Allergies

Always read labels carefully to identify the ingredients in packaged foods.An allergic reaction to a food is an unpleasant reaction caused by the immune system...

Asthma

Exercising with Asthma

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

Allergies Asthma

Managing the Menace of Mold

Fix leaking faucets and pipes to help eliminate mold.Molds are tiny fungi whose spores float through the air. They like damp environments and need four...