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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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Common Asthma Causes

Various different things may cause asthma in children and also in adults. Some causes are common for all asthmatics with the condition while others are more personal or specific, affecting only a some individual or another. Basically, asthma is caused by genetic (relating to genes or heredity) and environmental factors (Relating to the natural world and the impact of human activity on its …

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Treatment Tools For Asthma

Children with a new-sprung diagnosis of asthma , particularly if they’ve new asthma symptoms and were diagnosed in the ER, are occasionally given exclusively an inhaler as their asthma handling. To effectively handle your kid asthma and prevent asthma attacks, you’ll probably want another asthma treatment tools, which may include:- • an asthma action plan • a peak flow meter …

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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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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 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-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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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 Triggers-Allergen Allergies

Allergens know no boundaries, and allergies don’t disappear with May’s showers. While bothersome grass pollens are gone by late June, other common triggers arise, making symptoms difficult to escape. But that doesn’t mean that many people who suffer from allergies and asthma can’t enjoy barbecues, festivals and other outdoor activities. To help you understand what may prompt summer allergies and …

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Can Dust Mites Worsen Your Asthma

This article is a continuation follow-up of the series of articles on Avoiding Your Asthma Triggers. Dust mite is a tiny creature that grow or develop well and vigorously in the dust of your home feeding on your dead skin flakes found on mattresses, pillows, carpets, and upholstered furniture. Dust mite droppings and pieces of dead dust mites can trigger the allergic cascade (meaning, …

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Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS)

This article is a continuation follow-up of the series of articles on Avoiding Your Asthma Triggers. Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) or secondhand smoke is a mixture of both the smoke given off from a burning cigarette and exhaled from the lungs of a smoker. Tobacco smoke is known to have more than four thousand chemicals many of which are known poisons …

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Avoiding Your Asthma Triggers

Asthma triggers can prompt the process of increased inflammation in your airways, causing worsening asthma symptoms. So it’s very essential to know what these asthma triggers are and how you can work to towards preventing them.Below explanations are the main and common indoor triggers besides various triggers. Environmental Tobacco Smoke Or – ETS If you are a smoker and got a asthma …

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Signs of Asthma-What You Need To Do

Generally not all experiences the signs of asthma in the same way. Some people may experience all the signs of asthma while others may experience just one. Just because you experience one of the signs of asthma, you don’t necessarily have an asthma diagnosis. Finally, you may experience atypical (means something that is irregular or not ordinary) signs of asthma, …

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Monitoring Asthma Symptoms

Generally,to gain or keep control of your asthma, it is important to monitor asthma symptoms. As the saying goes – that which cannot be measured, cannot be changed so you will have difficulty getting control of your asthma if you do not monitor asthma symptoms. Mostly,patients do not understand how important it is to monitor asthma symptoms on a regular basis. Asthma …

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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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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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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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