Steroids are effective for treating the inflammation of sarcoidosis — but long-term use comes with concerns. Get insight into alternatives.
If you suffer from ongoing shortness of breath or frequent lung infections, there are many possible culprits — including cystic lung diseases. Find out why getting the right diagnosis is crucial.
If you greet the end of winter with a little bit of dread, it’s a safe bet that you have hay fever, also known as seasonal allergies. Here are strategies you can use to breathe easier.
From your bedding to on-the-job hazards, the causes of interstitial lung disease aren’t always clear-cut. Find out why details matter when working toward a diagnosis.
Mold exposure occurs in warm, wet indoor and outdoor locations. Contact can cause mild to severe breathing problems and more. Here's how to cut down your risk.
Allergy season doesn't officially start until the end of March, but some parts of the country are already reaching for the tissue boxes. Planning ahead can help limit symptoms.
Humidifiers improve indoor air quality, reducing lung and nose discomfort and alleviating asthma and allergies.
Most people with chronic asthma experience asthma symptoms when they exercise. But many people who never experience asthma symptoms also can experience the same chest-tightening and shortness of breath when they work out – especially in cold weather.
Chlorine, the most common swimming pool disinfectant, protects you from harmful bacteria. However, indoor swimming pools can pack a punch of strong chemicals that can irritate your lungs. Find out more.
Live trees, scented candles and other aromatic holiday decorations can spark severe asthma attacks. Here's how to cut down the risk for a lung-healthy holiday.