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8 Great Breakfast Ideas For People With Wheat Intolerance

Even if you have wheat intolerance, you can still have an effortless and guilt-free breakfast. You want to start your day off right, but you don't want to have to eat wheat to do it. These 8 breakfast ideas will have you waking up each morning actually looking forward to a new day!...More...

Seasonal Asthma

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of seasonal asthma including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more....More...

All About Asthma in Infants and Children

It is unfortunate when an infant or child is diagnosed with asthma.Parents will worry because asthma in infants and children requires careful and close monitoring not only in the hospital but also at home....More...

Fall Allergies

WebMD examines common fall allergy causes, treatments, and symptoms. Learn more about what triggers allergies in the fall season....More...

Tips to Help You Prevent an Asthma Attack

Asthma can be frightening, but it can be treated. With time and working with your doctor, you can learn how to care for your asthma. Your doctor can prescribe medicines that can control the airway swelling. You can help by avoiding things that irritate your airways, such as tobacco smoke. ...More...

Naturist Cures for Intrinsic Asthma

Intrinsic asthma is unrelated to allergies and results from stress, smoke, toxins, anxiety, chemicals, cold weather, gastrointestinal reflux disease or a virus. It normally occurs in adults over age 40. Many natural supplements and herbs are available to help you manage intrinsic asthma. You shoul...More...

Breathing Trouble Caused by Swimming?

A new study shows that swimmers experienced breathing problems similar to those associated with asthma after several minutes of swimming even in water with chlorine levels below the recommended level for disinfecting private pools....More...

Can Pets, Food Allergies and Emotions Be Considered As Asthma Triggers?

Second only to dust mites as a trigger is pet dander, the fur, hair and accumulated dust that is shed mainly by cats and dogs but also other pets, such as guinea pigs, hamsters and rabbits. Cigarette smoke is another serious inhaled trigger. Passive smoking (breathing in other people's smoke) i...More...

The Sinusitis Dizziness Connection

Do you suddenly get dizzy when you are suffering from sinusitis? Do you get bouts of nausea whenever your sinuses begin to flare up? This may not be a coincidence. There is a sinusitis dizziness connection that can cause immobilizing vertigo and nausea. Not to worry though, we're here to explai...More...

What Are the Treatments for a Gelatin Allergy?

When people hear the word gelatin, they are more than likely going to think of foods containing gelatin, such as Jell-O. However, gelatin has a wide variety of uses, ranging from the food to industrial to medical fields. The effects of a gelatin allergic reaction can be severe, but treatments are ef...More...

Asthma Incidents

Asthma is a disease that affects the respiratory system.It is clear that there are some conditions in asthma that cannot be avoided and every condition or situation that one could be exposed to could bring a certain reaction....More...

Spring Allergies: Worst U.S. Cities

Spring is prime time for allergies, and certain U.S. cities are harder hit than others, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA)....More...

Cat Allergy Treatments

Being allergic to cats is a common ailment in humans, and its symptoms can make one feel miserable. A common misperception is that cat hair directly causes cat allergy. It is actually caused by an allergen called Fel D-1 that exists in a cat's sweat, urine and saliva. It is spread to humans primaril...More...

Difference Between COPD & Bronchial Asthma

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) and bronchial asthma have similar outward facing symptoms. However, they are not the same disease. COPD is a lung-distruction disease and asthma is a lung-inflammation disease....More...

Have Asthma? Think of It As a Barrier to Exercise?

You have asthma and regret your inability to exercise. If this sounds familiar, breathe a huge sigh of relief. This is a misconception that many people have. It is a myth that individuals with asthma should not exercise....More...

Overcoming Cat Allergies

You love cats, but your allergies make cat ownership a seemingly impossible task. Fortunately, you have several options available that will allow you to share your home with cats without suffering from constant allergic reactions. While you will probably never fully overcome your allergies, you can ...More...

Fish Oil May Help Exercise Induced Asthma

A few years ago exercise induced asthma was a popular diagnosis. Many runners claimed to have it just so they could use inhalers that opened the air passageways and get a boost. Now a new study suggests that fish oil-derived Omega-3 somehow helps exercise induced asthma. That traditional medicine wo...More...