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  1. Understanding Asthma -- the Basics

    Read an overview of basic information about asthma.

  2. Non allergens that Trigger Asthma: Medications

    WebMD explains which medicines can trigger an asthma attack.

  3. Heartburn and Asthma

    WebMD explores the link between acid reflux (GERD), commonly thought of as heartburn, and asthma.

  4. Asthma Treatment: Steroids and Other Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

    Steroids and other anti-inflammatory drugs can decrease the symptoms of asthma. Learn more from WebMD about how they work.

  5. Asthma Treatments

    WebMD explains common asthma treatments that can keep you breathing easy.

  6. Bronchodilators and Asthma

    WebMD explains short- and long-acting bronchodilators used to control asthma symptoms.

  7. Asthma Inhalers

    Learn more from WebMD about asthma inhalers and the proper way to use them to manage symptoms and decrease the chance of an asthma attack.

  8. Asthma and Sulfite Allergies

    WebMD explains the risks of sulfite allergies for people with asthma -- and some tips for preventing a life-threatening allergic reaction.

  9. Butterbur Extract - Topic Overview

    What is butterbur? Butterbur extract,from the root of the butterbur shrub,was originally used in Europe in the Middle Ages to treat plague and fevers. Although we don't completely understand the benefits of butterbur,people frequently use it to treat coughs,asthma,headaches,and stomach ulcers. The scientific name for butterbur is Petasites hybridus. What is butterbur used for? People ...

  10. Natural Asthma Remedies

    Get more information about the use of alternative therapies used for asthma treatment.

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