Asthma and Type 2 Inflammation

Asthma is characterized by airflow obstruction, increased mucus production, and increased inflammation in the airways. If you’ve ever experienced an asthma attack you know the feeling of struggling to catch your breath and coughing up mucus. But what about...

Patient Perspective: Living with Severe Asthma

Kristin Nowack, a severe asthma patient, contributed this blog post for Breathe Pennsylvania. Have you been diagnosed with severe asthma?   I have been living with severe asthma and know the trials and tribulations one may face.  Severe asthma is not your typical...

World Asthma Day 2019

Join Breathe Pennsylvania as we celebrate World Asthma Day on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. This annual event was originally organized in 1998 by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) supported by USA based National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute (NHLBI) and the World Asthma...

What is E-Asthma?

Eosinophilic Asthma (E-Asthma), is a severe form of asthma that affects the entire respiratory system. What sets this type of asthma apart from the asthma you might know, is the high levels of white blood cells called eosinophil. These white blood cells are part of...