Medication Series: Common Asthma Meds Interactions

Lactaid, which is a lactase supplement used to help individuals with lactose intolerance digest lactose, is generally considered safe and does not have known interactions with asthma medications. However, it is always best to consult with a healthcare provider before starting any new supplement or medication, especially if you have a pre-existing condition like asthma, to ensure it won't negatively affect your health or interact with other medications you are…

Guest Blog – Scott Fitch, Basketball Coach For 20 Years, Blogs About His Experience With Asthmatic Kids Playing Basketball

“Coach Fitch, I have my son’s inhaler in his bag in case he has an asthma attack.”  This has become a common statement by parents at our basketball camps. Have you ever seen anyone have an asthma attack?  I have.  It is scary to see a child have trouble breathing.  I felt helpless.  When I started coaching 20 years ago, there were very few kids that even knew what asthma…

Silly Asthma Games – “I play them, do you?”

I did something foolish – ignored my asthma symptoms. I’ve had asthma all of my life. I’m also a co-founder of Health Care Originals, where every day we focus on all things asthma, including a vibrant social media platform where we share tips about dealing with asthma. About a month ago I had a severe, completely preventable asthma attack. Did I forget to take my preventive meds? No, I maintain…

World Asthma Day – May 3rd 2016

World Asthma Day is May 3rd, 2016. This year’s theme is You Can Control Your Asthma. There’s no better way to say it, and no message that’s more important. Whether you’re an asthmatic who’s had it for all of your life, like me; or you’ve been diagnosed as an adult; or you’re a parent or caregiver to an asthmatic, we know it can feel like you have no control. There…

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