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Bronchial Thermoplasty: The Newest Treatment for Asthma-By Edter

Today, the medical industry had developed another treatment modality for asthma. The bronchial thermoplasty was established to reduce the inflammation of the smooth muscles in the airway. This procedure is associated with the use of Alair system device. It is proven to be safe and effective for out-patient therapies. However, not every hospital has the privilege of performing this procedure. …

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Homeopathic Remedies for Asthma Attack-By Edterchelle Soriano

Bronchial asthma is a form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This condition is characterized by the presence of wheezing during exhalation. It occurs when the airway is obstructed. Thus, it will result into insufficient amount of oxygen that flows toward the lungs and will lead to an asthma attack. There are several factors that can cause asthma attack. Among these …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Asthma Treatment and Medication

 Asthma is a chronic lung disease and about 10 – 15% of the world population suffers from asthma.Asthmatics have extra sensitive or hyper-responsive airways. The airways become irritated and narrow and constrict during an asthma attack, causing increased resistance to airflow, and obstructing the flow of the air to and from the lungs. Most often asthma must be treated with …

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Treating Asthma in Children

If the family has a history of asthma, the chances are of high risk. If one parent has asthma, the chances of the child developing is double but if both parents have, then the chances are 4 times higher. It is also shown that asthma is more common among boys than girls. Occasionally, the symptoms happen for no obvious reason, …

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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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5 Step Emergency Plans For Childhood Asthma

 Worldwide children have and are developing childhood asthma. Asthma can differ from individual child. At most times children have mild symptoms whereas some 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, leading to signs and symptoms that range from minor coughing or …

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Asthma Treatments-What Are Available?

Many asthma treatments are available, each with a different effect. Suppose you have been told by your doctor your child has asthma. You are shocked and perhaps a little fearful. Which treatment is best for your child? First, let that moment pass, calm down and gather your sensibilities. Millions upon millions of people who have suffered asthma attacks are now …

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Asthma Treatments

Mostly asthma treatments comes with the use of short and long-term medications as well as some environmental monitoring and observations. As with all types of medical treatments, not all patients will respond in the same way to each type of environment or possible problem. Asthma treatments focus on eliminating or avoiding asthma triggers. These triggers are the environmental or other conditions …

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Asthma Treatment and Prevention

Asthma is a condition that affects about 10% of the total population of children in some developed countries, but its onset can occur at any age under 40. It is a chronic illness that affects the airways that carry air in and out of the lungs. What happens during an episode is that the muscles of these airways tighten, allowing …

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Know More About the Symptoms and Asthma Treatment

Do you have asthma? Importantly you must understand that before you look for an asthma treatment, you have to make sure that you are aware if you really do have it or not. There are certain symptoms that you may encounter for you to evaluate if you really have asthma or not. First thing that you may look into is …

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