Science / Biology / Asthma: A respiratory disorder caused by allergies that constrict the bronchioles by inducing spasms in the muscles surrounding the lungs, by causing the bronchioles to swell, or by clogging the bronchioles with mucus.

Bronchial Asthma

Health / Disease / Bronchial Asthma: A disorder of breathing, characterized by spasm of the bronchial tubes of the lungs, wheezing, and difficulty in breathing air outward--often accompanied by coughing and a feeling of tightness in the MORE

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Health / Vitamins / Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Fatty acids which may have health benefits including protection against heart disease, asthma, cancer, arthritis and other disorders. MORE


Health / Vitamins / Aminophylline: Active ingredient in Epidril, Aminophylline has been used for many years as an asthma medication. Some studies come to a conclusion that this substance might have the property to induce the release of MORE

Bowen Technique

Health / Massage / Bowen Technique: Developed by Thomas Ambrose Bowen of Australia in the 1960s and 1970s, this hands-on, light-touch body therapy consists of gentle rolling movements over muscle bellies and tendons to stimulate the bod MORE

Horehound (Marrubium vulgare)

Health / Herbs / Horehound (Marrubium vulgare): A cough remedy, used to facilitate healing of bronchitis and asthma, expels mucous from the lungs and throat. MORE


Health / Acupuncture / Disease: Illness or sickness often characterized by typical patient problems (symptoms) and physical findings (signs). Disruption sequence: The events that occur when a fetus that is developing normally is sub MORE