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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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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 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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Bronchodilators

 Seriously know that none of the bronchodilator medicines treats the inflammation of the bronchial tubes. The serious mistake that you can make in treating an attack of asthma is to depend solely on bronchodilators when your asthma attack is not getting better, or when it improves only briefly, then worsens again. Subsequent medicines are needed to treat the swelling and …

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Treating Asthma Attack

The utmost best initial treatment for an asthma attack is your inhaled beta-agonist bronchodilator (e.g., albuterol, Ventolin®, Proventil®, Maxair®, Alupent®, etc.). It works fast within 5 minutes. For it to be effective, you must inhale the medication slowly and deeply into your lungs. The usual dose is two inhalations or puffs, although for severe attacks you may obtain greater relief …

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Asthma Diagnosis and Treatment

 Medical Examination and Tests Family, environmental and occupational background is gathered to establish triggering factors that lead to the asthma attack. It is also essential for your health professional to note the various events that lead to the asthma attack as well as main signs and symptoms when the asthma attack was treated, managed and prevented. After a preliminary history …

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Asthma Treatment and Diagnosis

Diagnosing Asthma Asthma diagnosis is based on continuous, precise measurements of how efficiently the patient can force air out of the lungs and on a thorough medical history and laboratory tests to find out what triggers the patient’s acute attacks. People with asthma react to external irritants in a way that non-asthmatics don’t. Many, but not all, sufferers have allergies that …

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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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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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Effective to Control Asthma By A Nebulizer

A nebulizer is a device that vaporizes the liquid medicine which is easily inhaled into the lungs. It is a relief provider to children and adults indicating asthma symptoms or suffering from other COPD-related and respiratory problems. Similar to an inhaler, the nebulizer also delivers the medicine in vapor form directly into the ailing lungs. The inhaler depends on the …

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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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Asthma Symptom In Children

In the world today, air pollution is increasing day by day, affecting children with asthma which is almost to epidemic proportions. There are different ways to treat asthma in children and most of them pose some unique challenges. Even though asthma has become common in children, it is still not often treated correctly. If asthma is not handled correctly, it …

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What You Need to Know about Your Child’s Asthma

 Lately you would have noticed that your child coughs ( frequent coughs during the night) wheezes and has breathing problem. These symptoms indicate that your child has asthma. It is a very common disease in babies and children. When your child gets asthma, the tubes that bring air to the lungs are irritated and swollen which affects your child to …

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Is Exercise Induced Asthma A Different Form Of Asthma?

Initially, doctors thought that this was an entirely different form of asthma, but it is now known that it is common for asthmatic sufferers to have asthma attacks during exercise which happens only during or shortly after exercise occasionally. These people do have asthma that is triggered by the exercising, however the asthma is not caused by exercising. In other …

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Asthma-Symptoms and Cure

Asthma means breathing difficulty to get air in and out of your lungs.In an asthmatic patient, the breathing tubes are sensitive. They may react to smoke, pollen, dust, air pollution, allergies, or other triggers. In a person with asthma, the breathing tubes may tighten, becoming inflamed and swollen. It may get serious and fatal at times. When the breathing tubes react or …

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Do You Really Know What to Do About Treating Your Asthma?

Taking care of asthma is more than just taking prescribed medicine. It is never easy and the best therapy must be worked out by the partnership of you and your doctor. In order to treat asthma it is largely a matter of reducing the narrowing in the airways, which allows easier air movement. Asthma Asthma is also known as reactive …

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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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How to Treat Your Asthma

Bronchial asthma is a chronic disease that have an effect on the airways or the tubes that carries air in and out of the lungs. Asthmatics have inflamed airways or the inside walls of the airways are swollen with excessive mucus production making breathing difficult. Symptoms include wheezing, chest pains, difficulty breathing and coughing. Asthma is a very uncomfortable and …

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