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Occupational asthma

About 15% of asthmatic patients have occupational asthma. What is occupational asthma? Occupational asthma is a lung disease that can be acquired by inhaling irritating chemicals and substances in the work environment. Prolonged exposure to chemicals, fumes and gases can damage the lungs and can be fatal. Occupational asthma is a common work related disease of the lungs. Exposing yourself …

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Basic About Asthma

People who have not gone through an asthma attack may take asthma attack not seriously, but the truth is that it can be a very terrifying ordeal. If you are wondering how it feels like to actually have an asthma attack, then think about how it feels to slowly drown except that there is no water for you struggle with, …

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Asthma Symptoms In Children

 Asthma in children are a common condition which affects many globally. Asthma can vary from child to child, for example many children have mild asthma symptoms for most of the time whereas some usually have more troublesome symptoms. Childhood asthma and adult asthma have the same underlying cause — inflammation of the airways. This inflammation makes the airways overly sensitive, …

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Managing Asthma and Allergies

What causes allergies? An allergy takes place as the immune system over-reacts to allergens. Allergens may be dust mites, pollen, latex, insect stings, nuts etc. Sometimes the autoimmune system makes a mistake and incorrectly picks out nontoxic substances as harmful. When a substance is considered to harmful, the autoimmune system releases chemical compounds to combat the allergen(s). These chemical compounds …

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Asthma Diagnosis and Treatment

 Medical Examination and Tests Family, environmental and occupational background is gathered to establish triggering factors that lead to the asthma attack. It is also essential for your health professional to note the various events that lead to the asthma attack as well as main signs and symptoms when the asthma attack was treated, managed and prevented. After a preliminary history …

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How Asthma Occurs

What is asthma? Asthma is firmly a continued lung infection that stimulates and contracts breathing air. It causes chronic phases of whistling sound during breathing, chest stiffness, breathlessness, and coughing, which occurs usually in the night or early morning. This disease can affect all ages of people particularly begins in childhood. The tubes which carrying air in and out of your lungs …

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Asthma Attack Treatment – Tips For Asthma Attacks

If you are on this page and this is the first time you are getting an asthma attack and are looking for an asthma attack treatment on the Internet, the basic initial thing that you need to do is calm down and call a medical professional. Dealing with a severe attack can be a very frightening experience. Again, calling emergency …

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What is Asthma – Asthma Symptoms – Preventing Asthma

What is asthma? Asthma means “panting” in Greek. Someone who has an asthma attack usually pants or feels breathless. It is an allergic disorder characterized by: – Resistance to the airflow in the airways, which changes in severity over a short duration of time. – Inflammation of the airways, that is, the bronchial tubes are swollen and red. – Increased …

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Cause Of Asthma Characteristics

 When one have asthma attack the lack of air and shortness of breath the asthma sufferer experiences , as oxygen is our vital lifeline that keeps the body functioning. The lack of this vital gas in our body, even for short periods of time can have devastating consequences. The lack of oxygen affects the brain in just a few minutes …

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Asthma Symptoms-By Dr.Karim

Symptoms are what the patient complains of. Signs are what the doctor detects or measures. Before further reading, it is important to know that none of the following signs and symptoms is specific to bronchial asthma. These signs and symptoms are caused by multiple other lung diseases. Examples of diseases that cause localized airway obstruction: -Lung cancer -Aspiration of a …

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Spiraling Effect of Your Child’s Stress and Pediatric Asthma

Childhood can be just as stressful for a child as adulthood is for an adult. Stress often multiplied many times over in an asthmatics child. Imagine never knowing when you might suddenly be breathless. Researchers have found there is a clear link between pediatric asthma and stress. But it might surprise you to know that the link may be spiral …

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Understand Asthma

Asthma is a very common chronic disease which is increasing every year.It affects people of all age, races and ethnic backgrounds. It is a disease that is associated to the inflammation of the airways that causes airflow into and out of the lungs to become restricted. When you have asthma, your airways tend to be red and swollen and irritants …

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About Allergic Asthma Treatment

Though it is been shown that allergic asthma which is treatable manifest more commonly in kids and adults, it also affect the older age group. Allergic asthma may not only be associated with diseases like hay fever and eczema, it can also be of inherited genes. Although there is no vaccine available for this disease, as well as a cure …

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Know Your Options And Treatments In Fighting Asthma

There are various types of treatments for asthma today in the market. People who suffer from the breathing disorder have quite a few options to consider. However this option is not suitable for pregnant person. Doctors can prescribe a number of medications that prove to be successful in reducing the symptoms associated with the disease. In a woman’s life, one …

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How To Lessen Asthma With Exercise And Other Activities?

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that attacks your respiratory system. Symptoms are characterized by wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath and coughing. Asthma is either genetically or environmentally acquired. The asthma attacks may be triggered by viral respiratory infections, heavy exercise and allergens, airway irritants, dust, fur, mites and cockroaches that will worsen asthma and may lead to an …

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An Overview Of Chronic Asthma

 In many, chronic asthma, being a severe condition affects the person’s lifestyle. So much so they might need special medical attention or possibly be hospitalized. A shortage of air to and from the lungs results when there’s a flareup in the airways. The lungs are in constant need of air, and without it the consequences could be fatal. The National …

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Learn About The Most Common Household Asthma Triggers

It is obviously a miserable life for most asthma sufferers. At times it makes the patients feel like a fish out of water for breath. There are several triggers that people with asthma have to learn to be aware of and avoid whenever possible. Asthma Triggers include the hair of our furry companions. People with asthma can live comfortably with …

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Causes of asthma Part 1-By Dr.Karim

It is chronic inflammation of the respiratory airways characterized by: – Air flow obstruction that is reversible either spontaneously or with treatment. – Airway hyperresponsivensess to many stimuli. – Genetic predisposition (it tends to run in families). It is the most common chronic respiratory disorder among all age groups. Chronic is a medical term which means that this disease tends …

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Signs of Asthma Attacks

All over the world, people are affected with asthma, a chronic incurable lung disease. What sets this disease apart from other respiratory diseases? • Warning signs of asthma attacks help predict a flare up providing a chance for counter measures • It is reversible with good treatment • Can be controlled by taking the right medications and avoiding asthma triggers …

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