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Foods that Can Aggravate Asthma Attack-By Edterchelle Soriano

Asthma Attack For the information of everybody, not all foods are considered safe and healthy for everyone. It may sound ironic but this is true. It is applicable especially to people who are diagnosed to have bronchial asthma. This condition often associated with causes that act as a triggering factor. Allergy-induced asthma is one of the most common forms of …

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Herbal Plants for Treating Bronchial Asthma-By Edterchelle Soriano

Bronchial Asthma Asthma occurs to people who have problems with swollen airway. It occurs when the bronchus of the lungs failed to broaden its opening. As a result, people with this condition suffer from difficulty or shortness of breathing. There are treatment modalities which are used for people with asthma. However, not everyone has tolerance with these treatments. To simplify it, …

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Important Medical Information about Asthma-By Jovarie Saplad

ASTHMA OVERVIEW Asthma is a common breathing difficulty condition among most people all over the world. The common asthma symptoms would include wheezing, coughing and tightness of the chest. There are situations when asthma is also called reactive airway disease or bronchial asthma. Asthma is more common in children compared to adults. If they are treated early and well, both …

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Significant Clinical Manifestations for Asthma-By Edterchelle Soriano

The signs and symptoms of Asthma may vary from mild to severe forms. It depends on the ability of the person to cope with this condition. Oftentimes, it occurs to someone who is exposed to several external factors that can predispose them to suffer from the asthma attacks. It is very important for them to understand these manifestations in order …

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Asthma Treatment:By Dr.Deepti M

Asthma Treatment Asthma is a very dreadful disease, and many people are becoming the victims of this disease throughout the world. There are no geographical, ethnic or racial restrictions for this disease. It can affect people belonging to different geographical regions, races, etc. People of all age groups are affected, although kids are more commonly affected from this disease. The …

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Asthma symptoms By Dr.Deepti M

Asthma Symptoms Asthma is an ongoing disease, among millions of people worldwide. The number of people, who are becoming the victims of this dreadful disease are increasing at an alarming rate. People of all age groups are seen suffering from this disease. Asthma is caused due to the combination of many factors, like the heredity or the genetics, and the …

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Asthma Treatment Medication For short-term relief and long-term control

If you have asthma, it’s very important you know about the most effective asthma treatment and medications for short-term relief and long-term control. Knowing asthma treatments will enable you to work with your regular doctor to confidently manage and control your asthma symptoms practically everyday. When you have an asthma attack or asthma symptoms, it’s essential to know when to call your doctor or asthma healthcare providers to prevent an  emergency situation. …

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Asthma Triggers and How to Avoid Them-By Penny Stump

There are several asthma triggers that can bring on an asthma attack. Many of these triggers can be avoided. This will prevent unwanted attacks and give you a chance to live a better life. There are several indoor triggers that you can control. There are also outside triggers that you can avoid. Not all triggers will be able to be …

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Cold Weather’s Effect on Asthma-By Kathy Trumbull, MD

For many people the weather has turned frightfully cold, with temperatures at least below freezing and many times below zero. Asthma sufferers can be affected significantly and hospital admissions for asthma routinely increase during cold weather. Cold outdoor air will not contain as many allergens as warm air so allergens are not believed to be the cause of difficulties when …

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Seasonal Asthma

Seasonal(characteristic of a particular season of the year) asthma refers to the condition which is characterized by the inflammation and constriction of the airways that is caused mainly by airborne allergies, such as pollen in spring season. Seasonal asthma tends to show up in a seasonal cycle as a response to increasing the airborne allergens as seasons keep changing during …

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Asthma Prevention

Asthmatics, having an asthma management plan is the best strategy to prevent asthma symptoms. An asthma management plan is something developed by you and your doctor or healthcare medical advisers to help you control your asthma, instead of your asthma controlling you. An effective plan should allow you to the followings:- Be active without having asthma symptoms. Involve fully in exercise and sports. Sleep all …

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Child’s Asthma Attack

Asthma is the most common chronic childhood illness.Frequent asthma attacks not only will interfere with a child’s school and play activities, but they can result in emergency situation when breathing problems get out of control. While the ultimate idea is to avoid frequently going to the hospital under emergency situation, it is also important to find out from the doctor when …

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Outside/Outdoor Asthma Irritants

Knowing Indoor asthma triggers are alone not enough especially for an asthmatic patient but otherwise also understanding the outdoor irritants altogether will be very helpful in controlling and managing asthma. Outdoor or outside asthma triggers are substances normally found outside that can set off asthma symptoms in sensitive people. Typically common outdoor triggers include tree, grass, weed pollen, mold spores, and certain …

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Action Plan For Asthma Form

Action Plan For Asthma A Guideline for Managing Your Asthma An action plan for asthma can assist you to identify early warning signs or symptoms, and how to act accordingly to prevent an asthma attack.  This action plan is for: _____________________________ Date of plan : ____ / ____ / _____ Doctor’s Name: ____________________ Phone No: _______ Hospital  or ER Address / Phone …

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Action Plan For Asthma-How To Use

 This article is a continuation from the previous article on Action Plan For Asthma. Generally,once asthma is under control, you or your child should be actually free of asthma symptoms, or only experience mild ones. An action plan for asthma can assists you to recognize early warning signs so you can act to prevent an asthma attack beforehand. But simply having a …

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The Difference Between Asthma and COPD

Asthma and COPD Difference between asthma and COPD normally, not a problem. COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, involving constriction of the airways and difficulty or discomfort in breathing) was primarily a problem of older people who smoked. As more men/women and younger people began smoking, however, the disease of COPD began to change. As a result, asthma and COPD can now sometimes …

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Chest Tightness Asthma or Something else

Chest tightness often happens in asthma patients, either alone or with the other classic symptoms of asthma like:- Wheezing Shortness of breath Chronic cough As your airways become very inflamed, filled with mucus(a slimy substance, typically not miscible with water, secreted by mucous membranes and glands for lubrication, protection, etc), and the smooth muscles in your airways constrict, chest tightness may be …

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Asthma And GERD

Asthma and GastroEsophageal Reflux Disorder 0r – GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), gastric reflux disease, or acid reflux disease is defined as chronic symptoms or mucosal damage produced by the abnormal reflux of stomach acid to the esophagus. A typical symptom is heartburn). When one have asthma and gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD) together, treating your GERD may lead …

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Infant Asthma Symptoms

Generally,asthma is very common, but how can you tell if your baby has infant asthma when he/she can’t even talk yet? Most of the children with asthma develop symptoms before the age of six, and many begin wheezing before one year. It is essential to diagnose infant asthma because if left untreated, inflammation can cause permanent damage to the lungs. …

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