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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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Asthma Controller And Rescue Medicines

– continuation from previous article http://whatasthmais.com/treat-asthma-medications/   Asthma Controller Medicines Asthma controller medicines assists in preventing asthma symptoms when taken daily as prescribed. These preventive asthma medicines include several different types. Each works in it’s special ways, and some are more suitable for certain levels of asthma severity.Check out the more suitable one below:- Inhaled Steroids Inhaled steroids, also known as …

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Handle An Asthma Attack

 Asthma Attack – Flare Up (Follow up from previous article – Asthma Attack:-  An asthma attack is a sudden worsening of your asthma symptoms caused by narrowing of your airways or 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 …

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Asthma Attack And Lungs

Asthma attack and what happens inside the Lungs. Knowing what occurs in your body during an asthma attack may assist you in understanding how and why your medical health provider determine certain treatments or asks you to avoid certain things. An asthma attack is generally acute or chronic change in your asthma symptoms that interrupts your normal daily routine and requires …

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Peak Expiratory Flow Rate-PEFR

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. This test is done by a peak expiratory flow monitor – a small handheld device with a mouthpiece at one end and a scale with a moveable indicator – usually a small …

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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 Medication Question and Answer

Question: Can Asthma be cured? Answer: No cure for asthma – not at this moment yet. Nevertheless, following an asthma action plan can assist to keep asthma under control. Question: Why do we need to have different kind of asthma medicines? Answer: Generally there are two different types of asthma medication – a controller and a reliever. Asthma is inflammation of the …

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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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Asthma Action Plan

Asthma is a force in the system that stimulates change in a condition where the narrowing of the air passageways that impairs breathing in asthma is variable. Most people who have asthma knows, one’s breathing can be fine one day and very difficult the subsequent day. In fact, under certain circumstances one’s asthma can flare up in a matter of minutes. …

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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 Symptoms-Difficulty In Breathing

     Asthma Symptoms: Wheezing (a whistling sound) Difficulty breathing Chest tightness Persistent cough People with chronic cough has the main symptom. For others, symptoms flare up only during or after exercise. In-between asthma attacks or flare-ups, people with mild or moderate asthma may not have any symptoms. Patients with asthma tend to have more severe symptoms when they have an upper …

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Occupational asthma

About 15% of asthmatic patients have occupational asthma. What is occupational asthma? Occupational asthma is a lung disease that can be acquired by inhaling irritating chemicals and substances in the work environment. Prolonged exposure to chemicals, fumes and gases can damage the lungs and can be fatal. Occupational asthma is a common work related disease of the lungs. Exposing yourself …

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Basic About Asthma

People who have not gone through an asthma attack may take asthma attack not seriously, but the truth is that it can be a very terrifying ordeal. If you are wondering how it feels like to actually have an asthma attack, then think about how it feels to slowly drown except that there is no water for you struggle with, …

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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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How Asthma Occurs

What is asthma? Asthma is firmly a continued lung infection that stimulates and contracts breathing air. It causes chronic phases of whistling sound during breathing, chest stiffness, breathlessness, and coughing, which occurs usually in the night or early morning. This disease can affect all ages of people particularly begins in childhood. The tubes which carrying air in and out of your lungs …

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Truth About Asthma

We all have seen people with asthma. Pondering at them, we might ponder it is just an ordinary condition where one experiences shortness of breath. The actual truth is there’s more to asthma than what we see. In this short article we simply ask what is Asthma? Asthma is a respiratory disorder characterized by difficulty in inhaling and exhaling, wheezing, …

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Asthma Attack Treatment – Tips For Asthma Attacks

If you are on this page and this is the first time you are getting an asthma attack and are looking for an asthma attack treatment on the Internet, the basic initial thing that you need to do is calm down and call a medical professional. Dealing with a severe attack can be a very frightening experience. Again, calling emergency …

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What is Asthma – Asthma Symptoms – Preventing Asthma

What is asthma? Asthma means “panting” in Greek. Someone who has an asthma attack usually pants or feels breathless. It is an allergic disorder characterized by: – Resistance to the airflow in the airways, which changes in severity over a short duration of time. – Inflammation of the airways, that is, the bronchial tubes are swollen and red. – Increased …

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Symptoms of Asthma

An asthmatic attack is one of the main medical emergencies. In an asthmatic attack, there is constriction or a tightening or the bronchial wall muscle, and a secretion of mucus, often with plugging of small air tubes, as well as inflammation and swelling of the bronchial lining. The frequency, period and severity of the asthmatic attack and its symptoms change …

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