How To Make A Homemade Spacer For Your Inhaler

How To Make A Homemade Spacer For Your Inhaler – Tip Time

Spacers are plastic devices used to increase the ease of administering aerosolized medication from a metered-dose inhaler. What are the main advantages of using a spacer? Makes it easier to take your asthma medicines. It means no more medicine ending up in your mouth and throat! You may use less medicine because it goes straight to your lungs! Spacers lower the risk of side effects by reducing the amount that lands in the upper airways, throat and mouth. There are…

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Top 5 Uncommon Allergies

Top 5 Uncommon Allergies – Sneezing Facts

You’re certainly familiar with common allergies like pollen, pet dander, mold, milk, peanuts and others. However, some people are allergic to very specific and uncommon allergens! Today we’ll talk about a few of them. 1. Wood You can be allergic to just one kind of wood, to more than one or to all of them! For some people, this means that they can’t touch paper or use a pencil. 2. Electromagnetic Fields Electromagnetic hypersensitivity is a weird and controversial allergy…

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Sir David Jack

Sir David Jack – Asthma Awards

Our fifth award goes to Sir David Jack (1924-2011), an extraordinary pharmacologist and medicinal chemist who dedicated his life to the development of drugs for treating asthma. Sir David Jack developed the first inhaled asthma medicine, salbutamol, which was launched in 1969 as Ventolin. By going directly to the lungs, this medicine relieved asthma symptoms almost instantly and saved the lives of hundreds of asthma sufferers! David received many honors and won a lot of prizes because of his discoveries!…

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Coffee for Asthma

Coffee for Asthma – Caffeinated Drinks – Little Big Help

Coffee is one of the most popular home remedies for asthma. Today we’ll talk about its composition and benefits 🙂 Why is coffee so amazing? Because it contains caffeine, which chemical structure is similar to that of theophylline, a bronchodilator drug commonly used in persistent asthma and bronchitis treatments. Some studies found that caffeine can improve airway function for 2 to 4 hours after ingestion, providing a temporary relief during an asthma attack. I don’t like coffee but I want…

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Why do you have allergies? (Part 1)

Why do you have allergies? (Part 1) – Nerd Breeze

Have you ever wondered why exactly you have allergies? If you want to kill your curiosity, you’re in the right place! It’s time for third second nerd breeze 🙂 Before we start talking about allergies, let’s talk about the immune system, which is our natural super defense system! It defends us against germs, microorganisms and other invaders everyday, every hour, every minute! In a summarized manner, an allergy happens when your immune system overreacts to harmless substances, also called allergens.…

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Ludwig Van Beethoven – Puff Of The Month

Ludwig Van Beethoven – Puff Of The Month

The third asthmatic we want to highlight is Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770 – 1827), one of the most recognized composer and pianist of all time. Beethoven’s life was not easy. He suffered from a lot of illnesses, including several asthma. Even the best doctors were unable to help him with his asthma management. At that time, one of the most popular prescribed treatments for asthma was tobacco smoke! That’s hard to believe, don’t you think? It is unsurprising that his…

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