Asthma Information Center
Welcome to our asthma information and asthma treatment products center. This area was created to offer the latest facts on topics such as adult and childhood asthma symptoms, asthma in children, causes of asthma, bronchial asthma, exercise induced asthma, asthma attacks, cough variant asthma, & infant asthma. After you understand asthma facts, we offer you ways to identify and control the many asthma triggers in our environment around us.
Asthma is a growing problem in this country let alone the rest the world. There are 17 million asthma sufferers in this country. In the USA, asthma is the seventh most common illness. According to industry experts, asthma deaths increased 150% from 1977 to 1991. The direct costs for asthma treatment in the US in 1996 exceeded $6 billion in the USA alone. In our Asthma Information Center, we bring you the latest asthma research, articles, news, medical information, asthma product reviews and links to helpful resources for asthama treatment. Don't forget to subscribe as a member and get your newsletter and access to special asthma control product deals.
Asthma is a chronic inflammation of the lungs but asthma attacks can be brought on by certain allergens and other triggers. Read how to keep your adult asthma symptoms and your family's asthma under control.
- What is Asthma?
- Keeping your Home Asthma Safe
- Clear Your Home of Asthma Triggers
- Traveling with Allergies, Sinus and Asthma
Dr. Betty B. Wray is past president of the American College of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology. She writes on the very best asthma treatments.
|Betty Wray, MD|
Asthma Treatment Medication
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- Asthma Medications
Here are some of our favorite asthma treatment related articles from our Learning Center. We encourage you to visit the Learning Center for the complete index of related asthma treatment and asthma information articles.
- Asthma and the School Age Child
- Exercise Induced Asthma
- Asthma and Physical Activity in School
- Asthma and the Elderly
- Asthma and Older Adults
- Work Related Asthma by Larry Martin MD
- Chronotherapy and Asthma
Asthma Treatment - Relief Products - Our Best Picks
People often ask us what we recommend as our "best-rated allergy control or allergy relief products" for allergy sufferers in order to get a house allergen free. Here are our President's best picks.
- Guardian Furnace Filter. Filter out those seasonal allergens before they enter the house with this washable filter which will last 10 years or more. A great way to help prevent allergies before they begin.
- IQAir Air Purifier is a simply superb air purifier for allergens, mold and gas removal. You could also try a Blueair for quiet bedroom use. Get allergy relief now!
- AirFree Air Sterilizer for destruction of airborne viruses and mold.
- Miele Red Velvet for the ultimate in allergy vacuum cleaner self indulgence or Electrolux Harmony HEPA canister vacuum cleaner for the best value. Keeps particulates that cause allergies sealed in the vacuum, giving you better allergy relief indoors.
- Ladybug Vapor Steam Cleaner for clean freaks and those who want to kill cat, mold, and dust-mite allergens. This is chemical free cleaning and your home will never smell so fresh.
- Cotton Fresh Pillow Dustmite Encasing. Odor free organic pure cotton that is finer and softer than any other encasing. Wonderful underneath your head at night.
- 7-Zone All Natural Latex Mattress and Box Springs. Our favorite bed for the ultimate in comfort, back and joint support, and dust mite resistant. Natural latex is recommended to those with allergies.
- Hypodown Allergy Free Pillows and Duvet/Comforters. Big, puffy and luxurious. Made to last. Hypodown is white goose down that is specially cleaned so that is doesn't provoke allergies.
- Cottonfresh Duvet Cover. The lightest, softest dust mite encasing for your duvet/comforter to help prevent dust mite allergies. Get allergy relief tonight!
- Santa Fe Dehumidifier for the whole house. These are superbly made and do a great job at removing moisture to prevent mold and mildew. See the rest of our dehumidifiers for allergy relief.
- High Flow Shower Head for the removal of chlorine and other water borne contaminants.
Our Other Allergy Relief Problem Centers
- Sinus Relief Center: is a guide to the best articles written by experts on the relief of the pain from sinus headaches and sinusitis.
- Healthy Home Center: has tips galore on how to create a healthy home to protect you and your family against allergens, chemicals and viruses. Indoor air quality advice and education.
- Mold Removal Center: helps you prevent mold growth and kill mold spores in your home for mold allergy relief.