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Cause Of Asthma Characteristics

 When one have asthma attack the lack of air and shortness of breath the asthma sufferer experiences , as oxygen is our vital lifeline that keeps the body functioning. The lack of this vital gas in our body, even for short periods of time can have devastating consequences. The lack of oxygen affects the brain in just a few minutes …

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Guide to Controlling Asthma

Asthma controlling and management are the secret to living comfortably with the disease. If you understand how to identify early symptoms you can expect reliable asthma attack relief and preventing asthma. A essential device you must have for asthma control is a “peak flow meter”. It is a hand-held device that measures the rate at which you can discharge air from your …

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Three Steps To Helping Your Asthmatic Child

Initially the most essential step to take is to decide to take charge of your child’s asthma. Parents of asthmatic children suffer a range of contradictory feelings. Are you giving them the best treatment, or is there something you have not thought of or are unaware of? Then there are the doubts about being over or under protective. If they …

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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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Causes And Cure

Did you experienced sneeze or cough during cleaning the house, or your kids usually sneeze and have red watery eyes? Well it can be because you are allergic to the dust around you. There can be many allergens in this dust like human dander, animal dander, waste of cockroaches and other insects. When any of these allergens comes in contact …

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Asthma:And Peak Flow Meter

Asthma Symptoms And Peak Flow Meter The most common symptoms of asthma are: • Wheezing • Chronic cough. • Tightness in the chest • Shortness of breath These symptoms are also common with some heart ailments, cystic fibrosis, bronchitis, allergies and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Sometimes, a person with severe asthma can have a debilitating illness; they are so impacted …

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Diagnosis of Asthma Part 2-By Dr.Karim

The most common widely used laboratory investigation done in all patients suspected to have bronchial asthma is Spirometry. Spirometry specifically measures the volume and speed of air that the patient can inhale (breathe in) and exhale (breathe out). It is done using a device called the spirometer. To understand how spirometry works, we need to know some definitions first.   …

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Diagnosis of Asthma Part 1-By Dr.Karim

It is very important to know that there is no diagnostic blood test, radiographic or histopathological investigation done to confirm the diagnosis of asthma. The diagnosis of bronchial asthma is based upon clinical diagnosis. It is important during the diagnosis of asthma to keep its definition in mind It is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways in susceptible individuals, …

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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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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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Allergy Asthma-What is it?

There are many indicators for common asthma but these are unlikely to characterize allergic asthma. So what is allergy asthma and what are the controls and treatment for this allergy. Those that are directly affected with this type of asthma should strive for a greater understanding of its origin. The best way to handle allergy asthma is to approach and …

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How to Prevent Asthma and Asthma Attack Symptoms

What is your feeling when for a moment you are a normal healthy person with a full breath of air in your lungs, the next minute you are struggling for breath because of an odor of the wrong flower or pet or even perfume. Medication as prescribed is the quickest relief during this attack. But there are also other ways …

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Learning The Mechanics of Asthma in Older People

The condition of asthma in older people may have a significant effect on individuals who suffer from that problem. Looking at different perspectives, the groups are not just limited to young children but older people too who have to put up with different challenges as they deal with the condition. These older people have lived with the condition for a …

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Recognizing Asthma Cough And What To Do About It

Persistent coughing over several weeks that is not tolerable especially at night disturbing your sleep could very well be the symptom of asthma. In fact, in about one out of every two sufferers, coughing is the main symptom. As a chronic cough usually follow cold symptoms or it may be a symptom of some other condition, it is difficult to …

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Understand Asthma

Asthma is a very common chronic disease which is increasing every year.It affects people of all age, races and ethnic backgrounds. It is a disease that is associated to the inflammation of the airways that causes airflow into and out of the lungs to become restricted. When you have asthma, your airways tend to be red and swollen and irritants …

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When You Have Asthma-And Exercise

When you have asthma, your mind will always wonder with negatives thoughts whether you can do the exercise correctly and safely. There are many things you can do to minimize the chances of an asthma attack while taking small steps to get yourself into better condition physically. First of all, understand that Asthma is a chronic lung disease characterized by …

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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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How To Lessen Asthma With Exercise And Other Activities?

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that attacks your respiratory system. Symptoms are characterized by wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath and coughing. Asthma is either genetically or environmentally acquired. The asthma attacks may be triggered by viral respiratory infections, heavy exercise and allergens, airway irritants, dust, fur, mites and cockroaches that will worsen asthma and may lead to an …

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Causes of asthma Part 1-By Dr.Karim

It is chronic inflammation of the respiratory airways characterized by: – Air flow obstruction that is reversible either spontaneously or with treatment. – Airway hyperresponsivensess to many stimuli. – Genetic predisposition (it tends to run in families). It is the most common chronic respiratory disorder among all age groups. Chronic is a medical term which means that this disease tends …

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