Asthma

Asthma is a disorder that results in the swelling of a person’s airway. When the airway to the lungs swell and narrow in succession it leads to shortness of breath, chest tightness and pain, coughing and wheezing. Exercise, dust and pollens, stress, and tobacco smoke are common causes of asthma attacks.

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By Melissa Robinson, DO
It’s no secret that shifts in weather can affect your health. From increased heat and humidity to more rain than normal, if you suffer from seasonal allergies, your body may become sensitive to weather changes. Allergist, Melissa Robinson, DO, shares what climate changes can mean for your allergies and sinuses.

By DuPage Medical Group Pulmonary Medicine
In a given day, one will be exposed to millions of different particles in the air. Air particles come in many different forms such as dust, dirt, smoke and liquid. Due to carbon emissions from cars, industrial facilities, power plants, wildfires and more; air particles can become contaminated resulting in widespread air pollution. Read more to find out how air pollution could harm your health?
Topics and Subtopics: Asthma, General Health & Respiratory Problems

By DuPage Medical Group Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
Simple solutions for significant allergy relief.

By DuPage Medical Group Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
Don’t panic! This is completely normal.
Topics and Subtopics: Asthma

By DuPage Medical Group Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
Learn about ways to reduce the amount of allergens in your home.
Topics and Subtopics: Allergies, Asthma & Children's Health

By DuPage Medical Group Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
Receive expert advice from our Allergy and Asthma physicians with helpful answers to the most commonly asked allergy and asthma questions.

By DuPage Medical Group Pulmonary Medicine
Learn about pulmonary function testing and how to prepare for your test.

By DuPage Medical Group
Do you find yourself coughing, wheezing, or feeling out of breath during or after exercise? If so, it may be more than just exertion causing your symptoms – you might have exercise-induced asthma.
Topics and Subtopics: Asthma & Fitness & Exercise

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