When stress levels start to creep
upward -- whether it's over bills, work, or your kids -- jam-packed calendar --
asthma symptoms can kick into
overdrive. As the wheezing and coughing gets worse, your health becomes one
more reason to worry. Asthma and anxiety make for a vicious
circle, and one that can spiral downward quickly.
"Asthma is triggered by many things, and one of them is stress,"
says Pramod Kelkar, MD, a fellow with the American Academy of Asthma Allergy
and Immunology (AAAAI)...