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Is there a way to cure asthma? [Video]

Is there a way to cure asthma? [Video]

Asthma is a chronic illness and unfortunately, there is no cure for it. Treatments and lifestyle measures can help manage the condition.  Over 24 million Americans have asthma, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Asthma is a chronic illness, and it is not curable. However, there are treatments that can help...

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How to Prevent an Asthma Attack

How to Prevent an Asthma Attack

Asthma attacks can be triggered by several factors. By avoiding these triggers, you can prevent your next attack. Take caution when exercising and maintain a healthy lifestyle. If you have asthma, you can follow these simple steps to help prevent your next attack. Trust that you will get better “Asthma is the most treatable of...

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Obesity tightens airway, causing asthma

Obesity tightens airway, causing asthma

Smooth muscle cells from obese patients contract more than smooth muscle cells in non-obese patients during an asthmatic episode. Low-grade inflammation is not the root cause of asthma among obese patients. A new treatment targeting the muscle must be considered. Obesity may tighten the airway and trigger asthma, according to new research published in the...

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Being Overweight Can Cause Fat Deposits in the Lungs

Being Overweight Can Cause Fat Deposits in the Lungs

Obesity, the condition of being grossly fat or overweight can lead to lung problems like asthma or wheezing. New research found that fat deposits may appear in the airway walls of the lung. These fat deposits can change the structure of the airways and lead to inflammation in the lungs. A new study reveals that people who...