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Causes of Asthma

Breathe Easy: Addressing the Root Causes of Asthma

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Asthma results from inflammation in the lungs. Rather than suppressing inflammation with powerful steroid medication (which is what most inhalers contain), we need to ask a different question.

Asthma May Stand in the Way of Overcoming Obesity for Some Children

Floyd J. Malveaux, M.D., Ph.D. | Posted 11.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Floyd J. Malveaux, M.D., Ph.D.

There's one barrier to overcoming childhood obesity that might be a surprise. Asthma. For more than 4 million children with uncontrolled asthma, the simple mantra of "eat less, move more" might be easier said than done.

More Asthma Than Ever, But Why?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 12.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

I feel that the conquest of asthma, along with associated disorders where the immune system makes drastic, sometimes lethal mistakes, depends on understanding the innate intelligence in every cell.

Are You Giving Your Kids Asthma?

Sloan Barnett | Posted 12.11.2011 | Healthy Living
Sloan Barnett

The U.S. is in the midst of an asthma epidemic. The number of people diagnosed with asthma grew by 4.3 million in the last decade.

Study Links Too Much TV To Higher Asthma Risk | Tue Mar 3, 12:42 Am ET | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Children who watch television for more than two hours a day have twice the risk of developing asthma, British researchers reported Tuesday. Asthma ...