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Respiratory Health

Fact vs fiction: the truth behind common asthma myths

As many as 334 million people worldwide may be affected by asthma, according to the Global Asthma Network, but it’s still a condition that’s often misunderstood. Here we separate fact from fiction by debunking some of the most common asthma myths. Exercise is just as important for asthmatics as it...

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Benefits of Using Nebulizer to Treat Asthma

Asthma medications may be given in inhaled, oral or injection forms. Inhaled therapy is considered the essential component to treating asthma. The Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) guidelines considers the ability to deliver drugs directly to airways as a major advantage of inhaled treatment. Nebulizer is one of the...

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How to Control Asthma Triggers at Home

Asthma exacerbations are commonly triggered by exposure to allergens and irritants within the home. In a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, reducing asthma triggers in children through home interventions were reported to reduce the number of days with asthma symptoms, the number of school days...

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Nebulizers, Inhalers and Bronchodilators: Asthma Medications for Beginners

Asthma is a chronic disease of the respiratory system that requires intervention for short-term relief and long-term control. There are a variety of medicines available to treat asthma. It’s very important for people suffering from asthma to be informed about the different medications to control their disease. Your asthma...

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How to Always Be Prepared When Your Child Has Asthma

Asthma has remained as one of the leading health problems in children worldwide. Having children with chronic respiratory diseases such as asthma places a great pressure on the family, as it can cause a drastic change in the daily life and activities of the whole family, especially for parents...

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A nebulizer is a device that utilizes oxygen, compressed air or ultrasonic power to convert liquid medication into aerosol droplets suitable for inhalation. Nebulizer helps in the delivery of a therapeutic dose of aerosol particles directly to the lungs. It is used for emergency and home treatment of many...

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How to prevent chronic lung diseases in toddlers

Chronic lung diseases are one of the death-causing conditions that you should seriously take into consideration, especially if you have older toddlers. Most toddlers have respiratory conditions mainly because their immune system is not fully developed and infection can easily get through their body. Thus it is essential to...

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8 habits that can help you prevent chronic lung diseases

An individual should always prioritize their respiratory health. It is one of the major systems in our body that keeps us alive and living. But sometimes, people take it for granted that leads to different chronic lung diseases that they have to suffer for the rest of their lives....

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How to care for your asthma nebulizer

OMRON nebulizers have been carefully designed to ensure effective delivery of your asthma medication. However, it is also very important to know how to care for your asthma nebulizer, as this will help you manage your nebulizer medications more effectively. In order to care for your asthma nebulizer properly, it’s...

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Asthma Nebulizers and Inhalers: What helps you breathe easy?

Don’t know how to differentiate between asthma nebulizers and inhalers? Unsure of what helps you breathe easy? Read these handy FAQs to find out all you need to know on asthma nebulizers and inhalers. You should begin by discussing your condition with your healthcare professional. Find out what medication you...

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What to do during an asthma attack

To learn what to do during an asthma attack, you first need to understand what one is. An asthma attack is a sudden tightening of muscles around the airways, accompanied by the lining of the airways becoming swollen, and thicker than usual mucus being produced. These combine to cause...

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