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How to Use a Metered Dose Inhaler for Adults with Asthma-By Edter

Bronchial asthma in adults is common. It is one of the leading causes of mortality to people ages 35 and above. This condition affects the normal state of the airway due to constrictions. However, the most commonly prescribed medications for treating asthma are the inhaled respiratory treatments. This type of medication is known as metered dose inhaler or MDI. It …

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Asthma Symptoms Monitoring-By Edterchelle Soriano

The success rate of treating asthma depends on the person’s ability to monitor their condition. This is done through taking note of the severity and frequency of the asthma symptoms. These symptoms of asthma include shortness of breath, wheezing and coughing. Additionally, assessing the function of the lungs can help manage asthma. This article will discuss about several ways on …

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Pharmaceutical Medications for Exercise-Induced Asthma-By Edter

Asthma related to exercises occurs if the airway becomes narrowed after the activity. The medical term for this condition is Exercise-Induced Asthma or Bronchoconstriction or EIB. Exercising is not considered as an etiology (cause) of asthma but it is one of the predisposing factors that trigger the attack. An individual usually displays the symptoms of asthma and it worsens during …

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Emergency Treatment Plan for Asthma Attack-By Edterchelle Soriano

 Asthma attack is a critical condition in asthma which confuses everyone. This confusion is brought by the severity of the condition. People who are suffering from it are having a hard time distinguishing the condition. Other times, it is difficult to identify which has the life-threatening situation or milder manifestations. Regardless with the severity of asthma attack, it is best …

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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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Asthma: An Ongoing Problem for Millions-By Penny Stump

There is nothing pleasant about an asthma attack. Anyone that suffers with asthma knows how serious these attacks can get. Millions of people around the world suffer from asthma. The causes can range from allergies to reasons unknown. Often there will be something that can cause asthma to get worse. People with asthma will often avoid certain things so they …

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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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Putting the ‘special’ into pharmacy care For Asthma

People have come to expect specialized care from their physicians as growing numbers depend on the expertise. This evolution has also become just as important when it comes to pharmacists and the specific care they can give patients. Pharmacists can specialize in chronic health conditions such as asthma. These specialist pharmacists will play an increasingly important role as health care and …

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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 Is Simply A Written Document

An action plan for asthma can assist you to identify early warning signs, and how to act fast to prevent an asthma attack. An Action Plan For Asthma is simply a written document that details your asthma triggers, usual symptoms, peak flow readings, and what actions to take at different stages of your symptoms before getting worse. Generally, a asthma plan is typically divided into …

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Action Plan For Asthma

 An action plan for asthma can help you recognize early warning symptoms, and how to prevent an asthma attack. An Action Plan for asthma is simply a written document that details your asthma triggers, usual symptoms, peak flow readings, and what actions to take at different stages of your asthma symptoms getting worse. Such a plan is typically divided into three zones: green, yellow, …

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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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