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A Closer Look at Bronchodilators-By Edter

Bronchodilators are the most commonly prescribed medication for treating bronchial asthma. Its main effect is to promote bronchial dilations (widening of the airway) to accommodate sufficient amount of oxygen. Basically, there are two general classifications of bronchodilators. The long-acting bronchodilator is classified as a maintenance drug to control asthma. It is scheduled for regular maintenance to retain the normal pathway of …

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How to Use a Metered Dose Inhaler for Adults with Asthma-By Edter

Bronchial asthma in adults is common. It is one of the leading causes of mortality to people ages 35 and above. This condition affects the normal state of the airway due to constrictions. However, the most commonly prescribed medications for treating asthma are the inhaled respiratory treatments. This type of medication is known as metered dose inhaler or MDI. It …

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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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Emergency Treatment Plan for Asthma Attack-By Edterchelle Soriano

 Asthma attack is a critical condition in asthma which confuses everyone. This confusion is brought by the severity of the condition. People who are suffering from it are having a hard time distinguishing the condition. Other times, it is difficult to identify which has the life-threatening situation or milder manifestations. Regardless with the severity of asthma attack, it is best …

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Herbal Plants for Treating Bronchial Asthma-By Edterchelle Soriano

Bronchial Asthma Asthma occurs to people who have problems with swollen airway. It occurs when the bronchus of the lungs failed to broaden its opening. As a result, people with this condition suffer from difficulty or shortness of breathing. There are treatment modalities which are used for people with asthma. However, not everyone has tolerance with these treatments. To simplify it, …

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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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Significant Clinical Manifestations for Asthma-By Edterchelle Soriano

The signs and symptoms of Asthma may vary from mild to severe forms. It depends on the ability of the person to cope with this condition. Oftentimes, it occurs to someone who is exposed to several external factors that can predispose them to suffer from the asthma attacks. It is very important for them to understand these manifestations in order …

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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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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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Asthma: An Ongoing Problem for Millions-By Penny Stump

There is nothing pleasant about an asthma attack. Anyone that suffers with asthma knows how serious these attacks can get. Millions of people around the world suffer from asthma. The causes can range from allergies to reasons unknown. Often there will be something that can cause asthma to get worse. People with asthma will often avoid certain things so they …

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Treatment Tools For Asthma

Children with a new-sprung diagnosis of asthma , particularly if they’ve new asthma symptoms and were diagnosed in the ER, are occasionally given exclusively an inhaler as their asthma handling. To effectively handle your kid asthma and prevent asthma attacks, you’ll probably want another asthma treatment tools, which may include:- • an asthma action plan • a peak flow meter …

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Asthma Prevention

Asthmatics, having an asthma management plan is the best strategy to prevent asthma symptoms. An asthma management plan is something developed by you and your doctor or healthcare medical advisers to help you control your asthma, instead of your asthma controlling you. An effective plan should allow you to the followings:- Be active without having asthma symptoms. Involve fully in exercise and sports. Sleep all …

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Child’s Asthma Attack

Asthma is the most common chronic childhood illness.Frequent asthma attacks not only will interfere with a child’s school and play activities, but they can result in emergency situation when breathing problems get out of control. While the ultimate idea is to avoid frequently going to the hospital under emergency situation, it is also important to find out from the doctor when …

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Action Plan For Asthma Is Simply A Written Document

An action plan for asthma can assist you to identify early warning signs, and how to act fast to prevent an asthma attack. An Action Plan For Asthma is simply a written document that details your asthma triggers, usual symptoms, peak flow readings, and what actions to take at different stages of your symptoms before getting worse. Generally, a asthma plan is typically divided into …

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Action Plan For Asthma

 An action plan for asthma can help you recognize early warning symptoms, and how to prevent an asthma attack. An Action Plan for asthma is simply a written document that details your asthma triggers, usual symptoms, peak flow readings, and what actions to take at different stages of your asthma symptoms getting worse. Such a plan is typically divided into three zones: green, yellow, …

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4 things you might not know about allergen allergies

As most allergy sufferers will tell you, allergy symptoms can always be bothersome, turning any time of year into sneezing season. A runny nose, itchy eyes and scratchy throat can arise as the days get shorter and the leaves begin to change. The fall can be especially difficult for people who are sensitive to mold and ragweed pollen. But these …

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Signs of Asthma-What You Need To Do

Generally not all experiences the signs of asthma in the same way. Some people may experience all the signs of asthma while others may experience just one. Just because you experience one of the signs of asthma, you don’t necessarily have an asthma diagnosis. Finally, you may experience atypical (means something that is irregular or not ordinary) signs of asthma, …

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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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