"Most people associate asthma with wheezing, though Hen said about 30 percent of his patients don't wheeze at all. They only cough, he said."

Entries surrounding "persistent coughing" were the most viewed of all entries on our allergy forum. This article suggests that persistent coughing may be due to asthma and that the characteristic wheezing that most of us associate with asthma is not always present.An interesting article from the USA that reminds us that (along with conventional drug treatments) there are a lot of changes we can and should make to our homes to help alleviate the symptoms of asthma. For further information on asthma please click here to see our Allergy Information sheet.