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Causes of Asthma By Dr.Deepti M

Asthma is an ailment, which is produced due to the inflammation or swelling of the respiratory tract, or the airway. Every year, millions of people are becoming the victims of Asthma. The exact causes of asthma is not clearly understood, yet. But, many possible causes of Asthma have been suggested. Asthma is believed to be due to interaction of many …

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Causes of Asthma By Dr.Deepti M

Asthma is an ailment, which is produced due to the inflammation or swelling of the respiratory tract, or the airway. Every year, millions of people are becoming the victims of Asthma. The exact causes of asthma is not clearly understood, yet. But, many possible causes of Asthma have been suggested. Asthma is believed to be due to interaction of many …

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Important Medical Information about Asthma-By Jovarie Saplad

ASTHMA OVERVIEW Asthma is a common breathing difficulty condition among most people all over the world. The common asthma symptoms would include wheezing, coughing and tightness of the chest. There are situations when asthma is also called reactive airway disease or bronchial asthma. Asthma is more common in children compared to adults. If they are treated early and well, both …

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Asthma Triggers and How to Avoid Them-By Penny Stump

There are several asthma triggers that can bring on an asthma attack. Many of these triggers can be avoided. This will prevent unwanted attacks and give you a chance to live a better life. There are several indoor triggers that you can control. There are also outside triggers that you can avoid. Not all triggers will be able to be …

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Cold Weather’s Effect on Asthma-By Kathy Trumbull, MD

For many people the weather has turned frightfully cold, with temperatures at least below freezing and many times below zero. Asthma sufferers can be affected significantly and hospital admissions for asthma routinely increase during cold weather. Cold outdoor air will not contain as many allergens as warm air so allergens are not believed to be the cause of difficulties when …

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Outside/Outdoor Asthma Irritants

Knowing Indoor asthma triggers are alone not enough especially for an asthmatic patient but otherwise also understanding the outdoor irritants altogether will be very helpful in controlling and managing asthma. Outdoor or outside asthma triggers are substances normally found outside that can set off asthma symptoms in sensitive people. Typically common outdoor triggers include tree, grass, weed pollen, mold spores, and certain …

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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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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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Asthma Attacks-What Triggers?

What triggers an asthma attack and the prevention is one of the question inquired by many sufferers  According to research  there are many factors that can trigger an attack. Some of the common ones are : • Pollens and outdoor molds – These are likely to trigger an asthma attack. In order to minimize the risk, use air conditioning if possible. Pollen …

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Signs and Symptoms of Asthma

In most people with asthma, before the symptoms appears they do have warning signs.This warning signs are not the same for everyone in fact your own warning signs may also differ from time to time. By learning what your warning signs are, you can start treatment sooner. This may keep you from having a serious asthma attack. Some of the …

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Asthma Hints And Tips

Description of asthma is having “twitchy airways” this is because the bronchial airways suddenly contract; there is tightness in your chest and you become short of breath and you start to cough and wheeze. If you’re under 40 the likelihood of your asthma being triggered by an allergy is thought to be about 90%. Nowadays it is thought that pollen …

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Report the Symptoms of Asthma – By Understanding

Important methods of treating asthma is to understand the symptoms and to be able to recognize them when they are happening. Often people with asthma, particularly children, don’t even realize it when they are having symptoms of their asthma. If your child has asthma, it is your responsibility to help keep track of the symptoms of asthma and also to …

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Signs Of Asthma That One Should Know

Very essential to understand the signs of asthma because undiagnosed and untreated asthma can lead to serious health issues which even can lead to death. Parents should be aware of the signs of asthma so they can recognize them in their children. The signs of asthma are easy to spot once you know what the signs are. The symptoms of …

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