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.

 

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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...

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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...

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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...

COPD

Coping with COPD

COPD doesn’t have to mean the end of enjoying your life. There are many things you can do to control your symptoms, feel better, and...

Allergies

Allergies Getting Under Your Skin?

Did you know that nickel is one of the most common causes of allergic skin rashes? In fact, it is estimated that more than 18...

Allergies

The Eyes Have It! Allergic Conjunctivitis, That Is

Eye allergy, also called allergic conjunctivitis or ocular allergy, occurs when something you are allergic to irritates the conjunctiva. This is the delicate membrane covering...

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Going on Vacation?

Thinking of traveling by plane or train? Taking a road trip? Follow these tips to help prevent asthma and allergy flare-ups during your special adventure. Plan...

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Don’t Let Allergies & Asthma Spoil Your Outdoor Fun

Outdoor spring and summer activi­ties can bring plenty of unwanted guests – from mosquitos and rain to your nosey next-door neighbor. The last thing you want...

COPD

Coping with COPD

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

Asthma

For Parents of Young Children with Asthma

Determining whether a child has asthma can be difficult. Asthma is typically diagnosed with a medical exam and a test that measures the airflow in...