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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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How does rhinitis affect asthma? I haven't been able to exhale fully/normally in over 6 mos.. Constant bloodshot eyes and mucus in back of throat too.
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