Allergy Shots for Asthma
If you suffer with allergies and asthma, allergy shots may help decrease your sensitivity to allergy triggers.
Emergency Asthma Treatment
Knowing the symptoms of an asthma attack, how to monitor your asthma, and when to seek asthma emergency treatment could save your life.
Allergy Shots (Immunotherapy) for Asthma
Allergy shots (immunotherapy) are a treatment in which small doses of substances to which you are allergic (allergens) are injected under your skin. Over time, your body may become less responsive to the allergens, which means you may have fewer symptoms.Allergy shots are given after careful skin testing for an allergy. During initial treatment, allergy shots are given once or twice a week.At ...
Asthma in Children: 12 Questions to Ask Your Doctor
Your child’s doctor is a vital resource for all your questions about asthma in children. Yet it’s easy to forget the important things when you’re in the doctor’s office. Here’s a list of key questions to ask about asthma in children. Print it and bring it to your child’s next doctor’s appointment.
Asthma Nebulizers (Breathing Machine)
How to use a home nebulizer to treat asthma is discussed.
Developing an Asthma Action Plan
Developing an Asthma Action Plan for yourself and/or loved ones is an effective way to manage asthma symptoms and prevent asthma emergencies.
Asthma in Children: Symptoms and Risk Factors
Recognizing and treating asthma in children from WebMD.
Asthma in Children: Asthma Treatments
Based on your child's history and the severity of asthma, his or her doctor will develop a care plan, called an "asthma action plan."