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Asthma Controllers

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Oct 18, 2019 3:03:54 PM

The most important asthma controller is inhaled corticosteroids, which work over time to reduce asthma attacks.

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Topics: Managing Asthma, Asthma, living with asthma

Exercise & Asthma

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Sep 17, 2019 3:28:26 PM

Exercise is a common trigger for people with asthma, but using medication such as inhalers before you exercise can help.

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Topics: living with asthma

Fall Asthma

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Sep 17, 2019 3:06:02 PM

 

 

Allergy problems in the fall and late summer are usually caused by a mold allergy. Inhaled steroids, allergy shots, and keeping your house closed up and air-conditioned can help reduce the symptoms.

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Topics: living with asthma

Allergies In Asthma: Where’s the Relief?

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Feb 17, 2017 3:36:35 PM
Allergies In Asthma: Where’s the Relief?

It doesn’t seem fair — not only do you have asthma but you also suffer from allergy symptoms like itchy eyes and nose, plus that itchy rash in the creases of your arms and legs. While genetics play a role in your asthma, so can allergy and infections. 

For most patients, exposures to allergens (things we can be allergic to like dust mites, pollens, etc.) are to blame for causing most of these symptoms. If you want to get better, you have to treat your allergies.

Your options are:
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Topics: allergies, Living With Allergies, Asthma, living with asthma