Cold weather and asthma often don’t play nice together. A pulmonologist offers up simple ways to protect yourself if your asthma is worse in winter.
The prevalence and severity of asthma rise when estrogen levels climb and testosterone levels fall. Here’s what one doctor’s research reveals about lung function and the sex hormones.
Think your house is free of the eight most common allergens: cat, dog, cockroach, mouse, rat, mold and two types of dust mites? There’s a 99 percent chance you’re wrong. Allergist Sandra Hong, MD, explains.
Do cats or pollen make you sneeze and cough? When symptoms affect both your nose and your lungs, you may have allergic asthma. Learn how to manage it.
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Wondering if a lung transplant can cure chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or severe asthma? Tap or click for the answer.
Adult-onset asthma is more common — and more serious — than you may think. Find out why asthma hits adults harder thank kids. Learn which symptoms to watch for and how to control your asthma.
A cough lasting eight or more weeks is one of the most common reasons we visit the doctor. But there are many reasons for it, and they sometimes overlap. Learn how our experts unravel the reasons behind your chronic cough.
People with eosinophilic asthma or severe asthma that doesn’t respond well to steroids may find relief with biologics. This new type of therapy targets the source of the problem.
Can breathing in wood smoke from your fire pit or bonfire harm your lungs? Learn about the dangers of wood smoke and get seven tips for outdoor fire safety.
This is the first study of its kind to find an association between asthma and kidney stone formation. The rates of both diseases have been rising over the past 20 years.