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Does drinking sprite affect asthma?

Does drinking sprite affect asthma?

No: Not that I know of. Triggers for asthma include allergens (dust mite, pollen etc.), environmental (weather), irritants (dust, strong chemicals/odors), exercise, infections, reflux. I am not aware of sprite (or any other drink or food) affecting asthma - unless you have a known allergy to an ingredient. Here's a great site to get more info: http://www.aaaai.org ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Asthma (Definition)

Asthma is a disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, dry cough, etc. MIT is a diagnosis made by combining clinical ...Read more


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How can codalgin forte affect asthma?

How can codalgin forte affect asthma?

Probably not: Codalgin forte is a combination of Acetaminophen and codeine. Aspirin combinations may be a problem with asthmatics but not acetaminophen. As with all opioid analgesics, you should avoid chronic use. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could a food virus affect asthma?

Could a food virus affect asthma?

Well...: It depends on which virus you mean. Most food born viral illnesses affect the GI tract predominantly, but it is possible to get influenza or other respiratory viri from lettuce. ...Read more

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Can vapor cigarettes affect asthma?

Can vapor cigarettes affect asthma?

A Hooka?: Do you mean a nicotine e-cigarette or inhaling tobacco via a hooka? The nicotine would not affect the asthma much if at all but I am not aware that this has been studied. ...Read more

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Can a concave chest affect asthma attack?

It depends...: A concave chest, also known as a pectus deformity, can cause diminished lung function if severe. Usually however, a pectus deformity does not contribute to an asthma attack. It would be helpful to have lung function evaluated before and during an episode to know what the difference is and whether further evaluation by a chest wall surgeon should be pursued. ...Read more

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Interested to know how does the weather affect asthma?

Interested to know how does the weather affect asthma?

Different reasons: Cold air can lead to airway spasm, different seasons with different pollens can affect allergic asthma, indoor environment either dryness or humidity or other different indoor allergens can affect asthma, . ...Read more

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How does drinking excessive amounts of alcohol affect asthma?

How does drinking excessive amounts of alcohol affect asthma?

There have been: reports of alcohol triggering asthma attacks. The major offenders were wines, especially red wines...it is theorized that the sulfite preservatives in wine or histamines from bacteria/yeast produced when alcohol ferments may be the culprits. So it seems to be the type of alcohol drunk more than the amount. However, perhaps only 1/3 of asthmatics reports any adverse effects from drinking alcohol. ...Read more

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How can humidity affect asthma? Two times my bf came out of a hot shower, having trouble breathing but became fine as soon as he left the bathroom.

How can humidity affect asthma? Two times my bf came out of a hot shower, having trouble breathing but became fine as soon as he left the bathroom.

Asthma: I agree with dr. Glauber, but you also need to know that asthma is a very serious condition...If he has a real diagnosis of asthma. If he does, and he is still having symptoms, he needs to see an asthma specialist to get his breathing under control. If he is already on medication, then his meds need review and he might need better or stronger therapy. ...Read more

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