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Asthma Health Center

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  1. 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.

  2. Bronchodilators and Asthma

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

  3. 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.

  4. Asthma in Children - 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 ...

  5. Natural Asthma Remedies

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

  6. Frequently Asked Questions About Asthma

    The experts at WebMD answer frequently asked questions about asthma.

  7. Asthma Resources

    Other resources for learning about asthma are provided by WebMD.

  8. Allergies and Asthma

    WebMD looks at the link between allergies and asthma.

  9. Asthma Glossary of Terms

    A glossary of terms and definitions associated with asthma is provided by WebMD.

  10. Asthma in Children and Infants

    Learn more about asthma in children and infants, from symptoms to diagnosis and treatment.

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