- Home Remedies To Soothe Asthma Irritation By:-Tim Cahill
While any asthma sufferer should always first and foremost rely on their inhalers and other medication to ease the condition, there are at-home remedies that can be tried. Please not these should be used in conjunction with formal medical treatment, not as a replacement. Ideally, try one of these methods if you have already used your medication and are still experiencing some discomfort.
- Asthma - Stopping Moisture From Entering Your Home That Cause Toxic Mold By:-Mr Artemiss
One of the biggest problems we find in our Environmental Inspections is poor quality maintenance of the exterior part of homes, condos or apartments. For instance, yesterday, we did an inspection of a house that was painted 3 years ago, it was a poor quality paint job also. There were approximately 59 cracks on the entire house that were allowing moisture to enter the house.
- Asthma and Allergies - Other Environmental Hazards That Can Affect Your Asthma By:-Mr Artemiss
If you are thinking about buying an older home, it is important to look at all Environmental Hazards that are present in older homes. Older homes typically can have asbestos, lead, and radon. Poor quality Indoor Air Quality can lead to environmental issues in an older home that can affect your Asthma and Allergies. Some of these factors are right in front of you while other are invisible and odorless. Let's look at a couple of these issues common in older homes.
- Asthma - Carpet In Your Bathroom Can Cause Mold To Grow By:-Mr Artemiss
Stepping onto a carpeted area after your bath or shower makes bathrooms appear more warm and inviting. It is softer than tile and comfortable on the bare feet. Another good thing is you will not slip on carpeted surfaces but you can on a tile floor. Sounds great like in a TV Commercial but they are not telling you the truth about the other hazards that can be created with carpeting in a bathroom.
- Learning To Live With Asthma By:-Tim Cahill
Asthma is a respiratory illness, caused by an inflammation and subsequent narrowing of the 'tubes' of the lungs (medically known as the bronchi). It is largely incurable but is not life threatening, and for many asthma sufferers it is merely a matter of learning to shape their life around asthma and discovering tips on how to deal with it.
- The Link Between Asthma and Allergies By:-Tim Cahill
Understanding medicine is a complex business that requires years of study, often to prove beyond a shadow of a doubt things that sufferers of illnesses have long accepted as fact. One such accepted, though not medically confirmed, fact is that there is a link between asthma and allergies.
- Air Purifiers-How They Help Allergies If You Have A Problem By:-Mr Artemiss
We get hundreds of calls from clients during the year asking;Should I buy an air cleaner or air purifier for their home or business? The first question we ask them is: Why do you think you need an air cleaner? Some say, we think the air in our home is dirty or we are concerned about the air quality in our business.
- Mold and Allergies - Mold News Phobia-The Biggest Fear In Selling Your Home By:-Mr Artemiss
The largest amount of phone calls we get at Safe Homes is about Mold and Allergies. We get phone calls from across the country from people that think that Mold in their home is making them sick. My experience has been that a lot of these phone calls were unnecessary worrying because of something they read in a newspaper or heard from a friend. These are what I call "Mold News Phobia" that the News Media like to blow out of proportion for sensationalism. This is sad but it works on scaring people.
- Asthma and the Winters of Discontent By:-Tim Cahill
Depending on the sufferer, the respiratory illness asthma can manifest itself in various ways. Some asthma sufferers find their condition is made worse by exposure to dust, whereas others will experience unpleasant tightness of breath while exercising.
- The Ins and Outs of Asthma Treatment By:-Tim Cahill
Although asthma is defined as a chronic (i.e. long term) illness, it is not usually life threatening - and for most sufferers becomes more of an annoyance than a genuine threat to their well-being. As one of the most common non-life-threatening illnesses in the world, asthma is well studied by medical research scientists, and as a result there are several treatments available.
- Tips For An Asthma Friendly Home By:-Tim Cahill
Asthma is an illness that is easily exacerbated, as sufferers are particularly sensitive to their environment. Major contributors to discomfort for asthma sufferers comes in the form of dust - a well known, researched and proven stimulant of asthma.
- Asthma - Asthma Sufferers: What You Should Avoid? By:-Mark Radcliffe
Although asthma is largely controllable with medication, there are certain stimulants that can bring on an attack even if medication has been used. Learning to identify these stimuli and - wherever possible - avoid them is an important part of learning to cope with asthma.
- Asthma-Friendly Cleaning Products By:-Tim Cahill
Asthma - a respiratory illness caused by lung tube sensitivity - can affect anyone of any age, and can make the sufferers' lives extremely unpleasant. If you, or someone you live with, suffers from asthma - it's time to take a look in your cleaning cupboard.
- How To Cope With An Asthma Attack: Non Sufferer By:-Tim Cahill
If you, as a non-sufferer, have ever witnessed an asthma suffering enduring an asthma attack, you will know how terrifying an experience it can be. If you have never experienced an attack yourself, it is only natural for you to imagine the worst and panic.