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.
If you think that you may have asthma, it’s a good idea to schedule a medical appointment. Your doctor can easily test you so that you know for sure. A lingering cold, persistent cough, or shortness of breath can all be signs of asthma, a common condition that can develop in children or adults. “Asthma is … Read More
Is your child suddenly sneezy? Cleveland Clinic Children’s pediatric allergist Brian Schroer, MD, provides a tutorial on spring allergies in kids. Lesson #1: Know your opponent Is that “achoo” seasonal allergies or a cold? Sneezing, nose and throat itchiness, and eye itchiness plus redness usually signal allergies. Like a cold, allergies produce nasal drainage, but it looks clear and … Read More
Asthma isn’t exactly the talk of the Olympic Village, but maybe it should be. Studies show that the breathing disorder is more common among Olympians and other elite athletes than the general population. A recent article reported that 25 percent of Great Britain’s 2012 Olympic team has asthma, compared to 8 percent of the general … Read More