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Asthma Cough Symptoms

Asthma Cough Symptoms

Asthma – a condition where overly sensitive airways swell, tighten, and produce excess mucus—tends to run in families. Asthma is inflammation of the tubes of the lungs which causes them to be obstructed, and therefore air passes though them less … Read more

Recognizing Asthma Symptoms

Recognizing Asthma Symptoms

To combat an asthma attack, you first need to recognize the symptoms. Asthma attack symptoms include uncontrollable cough, tightness in the chest and shortness of breath. You should call for immediate medical attention if there is extreme difficulty in breathing. … Read more

Accolate (Zafirlukast)

Accolate (Zafirlukast)

What is Accolate (Zafirlukast)? Zafirlukast is a leukotriene (loo-koe-TRY-een) inhibitor. Leukotrienes are chemicals your body releases when you breathe in an allergen (such as pollen). These chemicals cause swelling in your lungs and tightening of the muscles around your airways, … Read more