Lung Health — Allergies & Asthma
March Health Focus: Week 4
Allergic reactions are a type of immune response and the most common symptoms affect the nose, sinuses, lungs, eyes, skin, and digestive system. The tendency to develop allergies runs in families. Allergies can appear at any age in children and adults. They can also go away for a while or for good. Unpredictable is the word.
Watch this video to learn how pet ownership protects us against allergies.
Asthma is a chronic, inflammatory disorder of the airways affecting millions of people. Without proper management and quick treatment for asthma attacks, the disorder can be deadly. Asthma can be caused by allergies and impacts many people in the Spring.
Bad inhaler technique is common. Learn the correct way to use your inhaler to manage asthma or COPD symptoms.
The air inside your house is often dirtier than you think, even dirtier than the air outside. An indoor air cleaner may help if you have allergies or asthma.
For those who suffer from allergies when outdoors, learn practical tips on exercising outside when the pollen levels are high.
Cook up something delicious!