Quiz: Do You Have E-Asthma?

If you experience severe asthma symptoms, take this quiz to find out if they're caused by E-asthma.

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In the United States, more than 26 million people suffer from asthma, meaning about 1 in 13 Americans has the condition, but not everyone's asthma is the same. For some sufferers who have severe symptoms, eosinophils are to blame. These white blood cells are a normal part of the body's immune system, but for some people, they can cause inflammation in the airways, resulting in the symptoms of E-asthma, or eosinophilic asthma. If you're constantly reaching for your inhaler, take this quiz to find out if you have E-asthma.

Quiz: How Clean Is Your House?

Studies show a clean house is good for your physical and mental health.

One study found women who described their living spaces as "cluttered" or full of "unfinished projects" were more likely to be depressed and fatigued than women who described their homes as "restful" and "restorative." The researchers also found that women with cluttered homes showed higher levels of the stress hormone cortisol.

Cleaning can also benefit our mental health! According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, physical activity — like the action of cleaning and the end result of a cleaner home — helps relieve stress, anxiety and depression.

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