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Asthma Treatment and Symptoms

Controlling Asthma May Improve Sleep Quality

In an effort to improve the quality of sleep for patients with asthma, a recent study shows that a comprehensive sleep history of patients with poorly controlled asthma is key to capturing an accurate measurement of sleep quality and daytime sleepiness in symptomatic asthmatics, as well as the effects of improved asthma control on sleep quality.

Pediatric Wheezing: If Not Asthma, Then What is It?

When a child experiences coughing, wheezing and chest pains while engaged in physical activity, the default conclusion is that the child must be suffering from exercise-induced asthma. However, there are several other explanations for wheezing in pediatric patients often overlooked and therefore, left untreated.

Asthma Inhalers: Do You Need It?

Asthma inhalers allow a person that is facing asthma to experience what is happening to them with a bit of protection along the way. Asthma is not a condition that can be predicted. There are going to be times when something that you did not know was there causes a trigger in the person that causes the reaction of blocked airways.

Study Analyzed SYMBICORT In Children With Persistent Asthma

A new 12-week study examined safety and efficacy measures of the maintenance combination asthma therapy, SYMBICORT Inhalation Aerosol in treating mild to moderate persistent asthma in children ages 6 to 15 years old who were previously treated with an inhaled corticosteroid.