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Bronchial Asthma and Infections-By Edter

Several people think that asthma is contagious. Others may wonder if this respiratory problem is communicable (infectious in nature). As a matter of fact, bronchial asthma is non-infectious and non-communicable. However, this health problem is closely associated to other forms of infections. Medical specialist from Arizona, USA believed that people in contact to constant respiratory infections such as pneumonia can …

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Top Five Benefits of Steam Inhalation For Asthma-By Edter

The Ancient Egyptian had discovered the importance of steam inhalation for treating bronchial asthma. During this era, Egyptians are using herbal extracts to create essences. The essences for steam inhalation for asthma are added to the mixture to produce a soothing and therapeutic effect. The advent of this practice increased the awareness of people to utilized natural treatment for bronchial …

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Steam Inhalation: A Homeopathic Treatment for Bronchial Asthma-By Edter

Steam inhalation – a Homeopathic Treatment for Bronchial Asthma or sometimes known as vapor inhalation is used to moisten the thick mucus in the airway. Several doctors are recommending this therapy to loosen the tenacious secretions found in the small bronchioles. This treatment is effective for reducing the signs and symptoms of respiratory problems such as pneumonia and bronchial asthma. However, …

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Top 10 Natural Foods that Reduces Asthma Attacks-By Edterchelle Soriano

Asthma Attacks The wonders of natural supplements and foods help people to acquire healthier lifestyle. Moreover, it can conveniently help people to prevent health diseases such as asthma. Any person with asthma attacks may depend on medicines such as bronchodilators. However, not everyone is fortunate to buy medicines for their condition. As a result, they end up worsening their condition. …

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Infant Asthma Symptoms

Generally,asthma is very common, but how can you tell if your baby has infant asthma when he/she can’t even talk yet? Most of the children with asthma develop symptoms before the age of six, and many begin wheezing before one year. It is essential to diagnose infant asthma because if left untreated, inflammation can cause permanent damage to the lungs. …

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Asthma and Flu

Asthma and Flu – one may think of them-self as being like everyone else when they get sick, but you as someone with asthma need to take the flu even more seriously. The flu poses some additional concerns for you as compared to those with healthy lungs and without asthma. The flu virus causes swelling and inflammation in the lungs that may …

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Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS)

This article is a continuation follow-up of the series of articles on Avoiding Your Asthma Triggers. Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) or secondhand smoke is a mixture of both the smoke given off from a burning cigarette and exhaled from the lungs of a smoker. Tobacco smoke is known to have more than four thousand chemicals many of which are known poisons …

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Asthma Nebulizers

Asthma Nebulizers or breathing machines as they are normally referred to by asthmatic patients, are devices that allow you to aerosolize liquid asthma medication and inhale it directly into your lungs as a mist. Types of Asthma Nebulizers  include:- Jet Nebulizers Ultrasonic Nebulizers Mesh Nebulizers Several factors including cost, your preferences, and your doctor’s preferences will determine which nebulizer is …

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A Comprehensive View-Of Asthma Diagnosis

Diagnosis of asthma is necessary to determine the appropriate treatment of asthma according to the severity of the condition. It is a very challenging process because sometimes the signs might not be clear and some disease are similar to the symptoms of asthma which makes difficult in a thorough diagnosis. The process includes family gathering and medical history, a physical …

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Understanding the Causes of Asthma

A certain fraction of people are born with asthma, others have their first asthma attack, much to their surprise, when they are middle aged or older. There are many different causes of asthma, and if you suffer from the condition, you will definitely want to know what has caused your asthma condition, as well as what triggers an asthma attack. …

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Factors or Conditions That Impersonate Asthma

Chronic disease like asthma is a illness of the respiratory tract and is mainly caused by constriction of the air passages due to many reasons. There are quite a few conditions that manifest with symptoms similar to that of asthma. This makes these diseases as well as asthma both very difficult to diagnose. Some conditions that impersonate the symptoms of …

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Common Asthma Triggers and Conditions Influencing Asthma

  Asthma triggers and possible causes include: Pollen, dust, smoke, and other allergens Strenuous exercise or any other physical activity. Smoke from burning wood or tobacco Viral infections, cold, flu, bronchitis, pneumonia Strong odors, perfumes, deodorants, cleaning sprays, and chemical fumes If you are suffering from sinusitis, hay fever Laughing or crying loudly causing strain Sudden changes in weather, especially cold …

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Asthma In Child

Asthma attacks any races and any ages, and it is the commonest chronic childhood illness. Asthma in child is most likely to occur before age five. Young children are especially open to attack because their lungs are still developing. It can develop as early as infancy, although most childhood asthma appears between ages 2 and 5, which is when antibodies …

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What Parents Need To Know About Infant Asthma

What is Infant Asthma? It’s a type of illness that occurs during infancy. This respiratory disorder is known for the reduced ability to take in a deep breath. Asthma involves constriction and inflammation of the lung airways. It is usually based on genetics and triggered by environmental factors. It’s important for parents to know the symptoms. It usually presents itself …

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Wheezing And Kids

Wheezing is a common childhood symptom, and is usually means a child is having some trouble breathing. Although often associated with asthma, it is important to keep in mind that many infants and younger children wheeze when they get common viral infections, such as RSV(a common virus that could be serious in premature babies, causing infections such as pneumonia or bronchiolitis). …

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About Asthma Terms

The three most common chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases—emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and asthma—all present a confusingly similar symptom scenarios. Dyspnea, difficulty in moving air through the airways, chest tightness, and wheezing are common with all three. Coughing is a basic symptom of chronic bronchitis, and frequent with the other two. The airway hyperactivity of asthma often appears when chronic bronchitis temporarily worsens. These similarities …

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