AuthorJoyce Seibert

The Link Between Asthma and Eczema


Many parents across the world are all too familiar with how eczema and asthma are two very closely linked conditions. In theory it makes sense, as they are both allergic reactions much like hay fever or hives, yet in a lot of cases one appears months or even years before the other. Recent developments made by scientists who are studying the link between asthma and eczema have found some...

Coping With Asthma During the Winter


There are several forms of asthma, some with differing symptoms and some exacerbated by differing triggers. One thing that scientific research has shown is that one of the most common forms of asthma worsens during winter. As a result there are a range of things that parents and sufferers can do to reduce asthmatic symptoms during the colder months. Between 80 and 90% of people with asthma find...

What to Do When Someone Near Has an Asthma Attack


If you’ve never experienced an asthma attack yourself, or you’ve never seen someone else have one before then they can be quite scary. There are a few things that absolutely everyone should remember, should they find they’re in the presence of a sufferer in distress. But first, you should be able to recognise the symptoms and signs of an asthma attack: Severe breathlessness...

Joyce Seibert