Does Smoking Help or Hurt Asthma?

Does Smoking Help or Hurt Asthma?

Many people report fewer breathing symptoms when they smoke (especially early on). This has led to the belief that asthma does better when smoking. Fortunately, this belief is not commonly held nowadays, because even though some people feel they do better with their...
Welcome to Grass Allergy Season!

Welcome to Grass Allergy Season!

https://wasatchallergy.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/grass-allergy.mp4 This time of year grasses growing in the fields are heavily pollinating. These pollens are light and are carried by even the slightest breeze. They tend to stay airborne for a long time....
Allergies: Symptoms and Treatment

Allergies: Symptoms and Treatment

Allergies: Symptoms and Treatment Seasonal allergies or “hay fever” arise when your body becomes hyper-reactive to normally benign elements of the environment such as pollen, animal dander, and dust. Symptoms can range in severity from mild disease, managed with...

Asthma: Symptoms and Treatment

Asthma: Symptoms and Treatment Asthma is an inflammatory condition of the breathing tubes (airways) of the lungs. It is usually (but not always) associated with allergy. In fact, the same type of inflammation that happens in the mucous membranes in the nose and...