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Asthma and Exercise/Sport – Definition

Like it sounds,exercise-induced asthma; is asthma that is triggered by vigorous or prolonged exercise or physical exertion. Most people with chronic asthma experience symptoms of asthma during exercise. However, there are many people without chronic asthma who develop symptoms only during exercise. What is Exercise-induced Asthma? Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction affects 40%-90% …

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Asthma and Eczema – Etiology

Eczema: a chronic skin disease Eczema is a word we tend to associate with a red itchy rash. However eczema patients can present not only with red itchy rash, but sometimes with other types of skin lesions. The skin lesions include redness,itchiness, and skin swelling, crusting, cracking and blistering.    …

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Asthma and Eczema – Prevention

Childhood eczema (allergic dermatitis) is associated with other allergic diseases such as hay fever, food allergies, and asthma. Eczema may be the first sign of allergies in a child. Half of children with asthma also have eczema. Eczema does not cause asthma or other allergic diseases.   How Can It …

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Cerebrovascular Disease

Introduction All diseases related to abnormal function of an artery (vessels that bring oxygen to the body) can be classified under a disease known as Macrovascular disease (disease of the large artery – like artery to the heart called coronary artery and to the brain is cerebrovascular). Cerebrovascular complications make diabetic …

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Nocturnal Asthma

Presence of asthma symptoms at night is very common. In one publication, nightime awakening of at least once a week happened in up to 74% of patients with asthma, approximately 40% experiencing nighttime symptoms on a nightly basis (Sutherland ER, JACI 2005, 116:1179). The presence of nocturnal symptoms in asthma …

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