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Asthma Controller And Rescue Medicines

These preventive asthma medicines include several different types.

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Allergic Asthma

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How Asthma Inhalers Works?

Asthma inhalers are a lifesaver to many or if not all asthma sufferers.Asthma inhalers are used whenever an asthma attack is about to happen.

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Asthma Treatment

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Asthma In Pregnancy

Asthma is in fact one of the common disorders that can develop in the period of pregnancy. It is also one of the most serious disorders that can develop during pregnancy.

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Asthma And Your Doctor

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Asthma Diagnosis

Health professionals will ask about any symptoms you have and how severe they are, when, where they happen, how often they happen, and what triggers and relieves them.

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Asthma Attack

An asthma attack is a sudden worsening of your asthma symptoms caused by narrowing of your airways or bronchoconstriction as a result of inflammation, swelling, and mucus.

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How To Use A Asthma Nebulizer ?

Nebulizers are devices that transform liquid medicine into mist.

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Peak Expiratory Flow Rate

Peak Expiratory Flow Rate: Definition - PEFR measures how fast a person can breathe out or exhale air. It is a test that measures how efficient the lungs are working.

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Pregnancy Asthma & After Delivery Tips

This article is a previous continuation from Pregnancy Asthma. As mentioned in the above previous article, very few women who have asthma during pregnancy have difficulty with asthma symptoms or asthma attacks during labor and delivery. But just in case, it’s a good idea to have an up-to-date Asthma Action Plan to guide you and your medical healthcare providers, so that fast action can be taken. It’s also essential …

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Pregnancy And Asthma

Pregnancy asthma may not seem like a positive combination to an expectant mother.Do not worry if you have asthma and are thinking of becoming pregnant or just found out that you are expecting be rest assured.If you continue to manage your asthma well, there is no reason that asthma in pregnancy will keep you from having a normal and a …

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Asthma Nebulizers

Asthma Nebulizers or breathing machines as they are normally referred to by asthmatic patients, are devices that allow you to aerosolize liquid asthma medication and inhale it directly into your lungs as a mist. Types of Asthma Nebulizers  include:- Jet Nebulizers Ultrasonic Nebulizers Mesh Nebulizers Several factors including cost, your preferences, and your doctor’s preferences will determine which nebulizer is …

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Asthma Inhalers And Children

Asthma inhalers are the easier’s way to get asthma medications to a child’s lungs. While a nebulizer might be convenient to use, many parents and kids do not like the lengthy time it takes to deliver an asthma treatment. While more convenient asthma inhalers must be used properly, requiring caution, if they are needed to be effective. That can be simplified by combining a …

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Controlling Your Child’s Asthma

 Asthma is the commonest childhood illness, affecting many children globally. And statistically, for many children asthma is a chronic illness, causing asthma symptoms that come and go throughout the year, leading to frequent asthma attacks, poor sleep, missed school days, emergency visits to a doctor  and even hospitalizations. With good guidance long term asthma treatment, many of these children can have …

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Asthma And Your Doctor

Communication between you and your doctor are very important for understanding and caring your asthma. Normally, most of you will leave after your doctor’s appointment feeling confused. Does all the different instructions to care for your asthma frustrate you? Do you worry that you are not taking your asthma medications correctly and the possible side effects that might result? If your …

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Medication Side Effects-What You Need to Know

A substance that has a physiological effect when ingested or otherwise introduced into the body, in particular a medicine with intended results (like for asthma treatment),  may cause a number of unwanted side effects. These effects can occur when you start a new asthma medication, decrease or increase the dose of a asthma medication, or when you stop using a asthma medication. A …

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Side Effects Of Other Asthma Medications

This article is the continuation from Side Effects Of Asthma Medications first part. Side Effects Of Cromolyn Sodium And Nedocromil These medicine are considered alternative treatments for patients with mild persistent asthma and can be used to prevent asthma symptoms if you know you will have an allergen exposure and use the medication in advance or beforehand. Cromolyn sodium and Nedocromil are generally well tolerated with …

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Side Effects Of Asthma Medications

In every Asthma Medications there are a some asthma medication side effects that you need to know.While asthma medication side effects prevent some people from actually taking their medication, asthma medications in general are well tolerated. But, knowing your asthma medication side effects is an essential part of caring for your asthma. Asthma medication side effects can often be prevented, …

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New Asthma Medications

Progressively, researchers have learned many new things about asthma allergy. This progressiveness has led to new asthma treatments and treatments for allergic asthma . Asthma Allergen Immunotherapy* or Asthma Allergy Shots Immunotherapy* – (the prevention or treatment of disease with substances that stimulate the immune response) Asthma Allergen Immunotherapy or Asthma Allergy Shots decreases sensitivity to the things to which the …

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Best Medication For Asthma

 Depends on the severity of a person’s asthma. All with asthma should have a asthma rescue medication available, such as Albuterol(a bronchodilator (trade names Ventolin or Proventil) used for asthma and emphysema and other lung conditions; available in oral or inhalant forms; side effects are tachycardia and shakiness) for the quick relief of asthma symptoms.But, most of people with asthma …

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Bronchoprovocation Challenge Testing

Basically,Bronchoprovocation Challenge Testing assists asthma healthcare providers make a diagnosis of asthma. Generally, you will inhale a nebulized solution or preform exercise to see if you develop symptoms of asthma or airflow obstruction measured by spirometry. If you develop either, your airways are hyperresponsive. That is when your asthma healthcare provider may challenge you with the followings:- Methacholine (parasympathomimetic drug (trademark Mecholyl) that stimulates …

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Medication Induced Asthma

This article is the final continuation from each description of the Types Of Asthma:-http://whatasthmais.com/types-of-asthma/ Medication Induced Asthma  or Aspirin Induced Asthma: – Aspirin, most people don’t think twice about taking an aspirin under the prescription accordingly and it’s correct usage esp. when they have a headache,but for some people with inclusive of asthma, this unknown action can be fatal. Aspirin and other …

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Nocturnal Asthma

This article is a continuation from each description of the Types Of Asthma:-http://whatasthmais.com/types-of-asthma/ When you have Nocturnal Asthma (occurring, or active at night), your FEV1 (Forced Expiratory Volume in one second; the volume that a subject can exhale in the first second during a forced expiration test – esp.done by a spirometry – http://whatasthmais.com/asthma-diagnosis/ ) decreases by at least 15% from bedtime to getting up in …

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Cough Variant Asthma

This article is a continuation from each description of the Types Of Asthma. While normal cough may follow the usual symptoms associated with asthma in Cough Variant Asthma but cough alone may be a precursor(a thing that comes before another of the same kind; a forerunner) to or the sole symptom in an asthmatic. So when cough is the only asthma symptom, this is known as …

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Occupational Asthma-Respiratory Damage

This article is a continuation from each description of the Types Of Asthma:-http://whatasthmais.com/types-of-asthma/ Occupational asthma – is determined by airway irritation, obstruction, and inflammation caused by exposure to certain substances at the workplace. The exposure triggers symptoms from your immune system or through direct irritation of the airways. The symptoms to the direct irritation of the airways, begins immediately following to the …

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Exercise Induced Asthma

 EIA – Exercise Induced Asthma or EIB – Exercise Induced Bronchoconstriction* This article is a continuation from each description of the Types Of Asthma:-http://whatasthmais.com/types-of-asthma/ ———————————————————————————————————————– Bronchoconstriction* – is the constriction of the airways in the lungs due to the tightening of surrounding smooth muscle, with consequent coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. Bronchoconstriction can also be due to an accumulation of thick …

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Allergic Asthma

This article is a continuation from each description of the Types Of Asthma Allergic asthma or extrinsic asthma (not part of the essential nature of someone or something; coming or operating from outside) is the most common form of asthma among all the asthma types. Allergic asthma from it’s self explanatory word, results from an allergic reaction. Our immune system normally exists to fight …

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Types Of Asthma

 There are actually several different types of asthma. Knowing what type of asthma you have may help you prevent asthma symptoms and take more effective steps when you develop asthma symptoms. Allergic Asthma It is the most common type of asthma and accounts for nearly 60% of all asthma. Airway obstruction and typical asthma symptoms that are associated with allergies and triggered …

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