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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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Treating Asthma – Medications

Generally medications are used to treat asthma, prevent asthma and control asthma symptoms, to reduce the number and severity of asthma episodes and to improve airflow. Mainly two types of asthma medications which are widely used: Anti-inflammatory medicines Anti-inflammatory medicines are the most essential medicines for most asthmatics(under Statistical). Anti-inflammatory medications reduce swelling and mucus production in the airways. As a solution, airways …

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Asthma Triggers

Most or in fact ALL asthma patients for any period of time, you have likely come to and identifying point some of the things that make the asthma worse by triggering. You may have found that if you run to catch the bus on a cold winter’s day, you begin to cough and breathe heavily. Perhaps if you are around cigarette smoke …

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How To Manage An Asthma Attack

Initial step in dealing with an asthma attack is identifying that an attack is present. Normally if one is having a severe attack and can’t breathe recognition of the attack is no problem.But at other times it is all very easy to minimize one’s symptoms of an asthma attack — to attribute them to a cold or an allergy, or to assume …

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Asthma Terms

Action plan: A list or a chart that tells you what to do if you have asthma symptoms , depending on their severity. Your action plan must also tell you what to do when you do not have any symptoms under preventive care. Albuterol: Asthma medication – read short-acting beta-agonist below. Allergic asthma: A chronic, inflammatory disorder of the airways characterized by …

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Asthma-What Is It?

 Asthma is a chronic lung diseases that causes breathing difficulties and wheezing when air passages narrow and become inflamed. The situation ranges from mild to severe. Some people have only intermittent, mild symptoms, while others have almost constant symptoms with severe, life-threatening flare-ups. During an asthma attack, the airways become inflamed and narrower as the muscles surrounding them constrict. 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 Monitoring

There are many simple to use strategies that can increase the effectiveness of any asthma treatment plan. Although your symptoms may be well managed and controlled by medications, it is vital to remember that the more pro-active you are in managing your asthma, the more you will find that your symptoms are under control. Following these guidelines will give you …

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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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Asthma Treatment and Diagnosis

Diagnosing Asthma Asthma diagnosis is based on continuous, precise measurements of how efficiently the patient can force air out of the lungs and on a thorough medical history and laboratory tests to find out what triggers the patient’s acute attacks. People with asthma react to external irritants in a way that non-asthmatics don’t. Many, but not all, sufferers have allergies that …

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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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The Treatment And Causes Of Asthma

Asthma, a chronic life threatening condition is increasing rapidly. As there is no cure, it is important that you understand the causes and treatments and learn to live with it. Firstly, you have to distinguish the asthma triggers and what creates a susceptibility to those triggers. This article will elaborate the common causes of asthma as well as the two …

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Doctor Should Be Your First Call To Handle Your Asthma-Why?

This article with a collection of the best valid advice concerning asthma will help you to battle off the harmful symptoms of asthma and aid you in finding strategies to live a healthier and less burdensome life. Injection of control medication that can be used to keep your allergic reactions to a minimum. Desirably, if you have a severe asthma …

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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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What You Need to Know About Allergy-Induced Asthma

Allergy-induced asthma has brought about 90% average under the diagnostic of asthma sufferers. This type of asthma is one of the most common forms of asthma and occurs when someone is exposed to an allergen that their body has a sensitivity towards. Allergy-induced asthma triggers the excess production of histamines, which then try to kill off the “invader” in the body. …

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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 and Cockroaches-Are They Your Asthma Trigger?

Globally disliked, the cockroach is not only a health hazard but many studies also point to the ‘roach as a potential asthma trigger. It has long been suspected of being especially threatening to some asthma sufferers. Many asthma sufferers have to beware of ‘roaches. Children especially are susceptible to asthma attacks triggered by the cockroach. Research has shown the cockroach …

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How to Control Asthma Attacks

Asthma is a very serious disease. When a person diagnosed with moderate-persistent asthma, I know how it feels to try to catch your breath and cough at the same time. I am also aware of how embarrassing having an attack is. If you are asthmatic, or know someone who has asthma, continue reading. Nevertheless the cure is yet to be announced, …

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Asthma And Pregnancy

Asthma is one of the most common potentially life-threatening condition complicating pregnancy. It is estimated that currently, asthma affects 4% to 8% of pregnant women and is increasing steadily. In general well controlled asthma is not associated with a higher risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes and it seldom occur for the first time during pregnancy. The most common cause of …

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