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Respiratory illnesses like the flu are more likely to cause serious health problems in people with asthma. Make sure you protect yourself by getting an annual flu shot.
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Allergies and the Immune System
Allergies and the Immune System Allergic disease is one of the most common chronic health conditions in the world. People with a family history of allergies have an increase risk of developing allergic disease. Hay fever (allergic rhinitis), eczema, hives, asthma, and food allergy are some types of allergic diseases. Allergy symptoms can range from mild to a serious, life-threatening allergic reaction (anaphylaxis). Allergic reactions begin in your immune system. When a harmless substance such as dust, ...
Asthma and Pregnancy
Asthma and Pregnancy Having asthma does not necessarily mean having a complicated pregnancy. With proper management of asthma and appropriate medical care during the pregnancy, most women who have asthma can experience healthy pregnancies. Asthma is 1 of the most common diseases that can complicate a pregnancy. In some cases, a diagnosis of asthma is not made until a woman becomes pregnant. Asthma affects a woman during pregnancy in a variety of ways, including: Over one-third of women experience no cha...