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Asthma : Types, Symptoms,Prevention, Treatment

Asthma is the condition where your airways narrow and swell and produce extra mucus.This may cause difficulty in breathing and along with cough and sneezing, mostly it takes place in winter season.Know complete information of Asthma in the post "Asthma: Types, Symptoms,Prevention, Treatment."

About Asthma

Asthma condition comes under the breathing problems.There are different types in Asthma condition and it is based on the age of the individual.

Asthma is the inflammatory disease from nose to lungs and it make difficulty in breathing and also makes some physical activities difficult and sometimes impossible.

Normally, Breath we take will go from nose and go through the throat through small air ways directly to the lungs. 

In Asthma condition the lining of the airways swell and muscles around them are tighten, Mucus then fill the airways reducing the air passage into the lungs.

Basically Asthma takes place from the birth itself i.e., from the month baby itself.

Types Of Asthma

There are different types of Asthma conditions which vary from person to person.

Adult-Onset Asthma - In this case the person can not identify the symptoms of Asthma up to certain age that is the reason it is called as Adult Onset Asthma.

Asthma COPD Overlap - COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) it is combination of different lung diseases and which makes difficulty in breathing and this is severe condition of Asthma.

Allergic Asthma - Allergic Asthma is nothing but the symptoms of the allergic can be shown in the person with asthma, but there is no rule that the person with asthma will have allergy and person with allergy will have asthma.

Non-Allergic Asthma - This is quite opposite to allergic asthma and there will be symptoms like cough during night time and tightness in the chest.

Exercise Induced Bronchoconstriction(EIB) - In this type of asthma symptoms are induced as airways narrow as a result of physical activity.

Occupational Asthma - If the person works under the pollution chemical fumes and dust will be affected with the occupational asthma.

Symptoms Of Asthma

A part from types of asthma there will be quite common symptoms for Asthma.

Wheezing - Wheezing is a whistling, hissing sound of breathing, these are most commonly heard during exhalation and this occurs during breathing.

Chest tightness.
Shortness of breath.
Difficulty speaking.

Trouble sleeping because of coughing or wheezing.
Chronic coughing.

Preventive Measures For Asthma

Basically there wont be much preventive measures for Asthma but, we can follow some measures as

Follow your plan of Asthma - We should follow up our health conditions and should be careful about our breathing condition and needs regular checkup with your doctor, which makes you feel better.

Monitor Your Breathing - You can recognize your breathing problems like if you have any problem in breathing like wheezing, slight cough and shortness of breath.When ever we feel the changes in our breath it is better to visit a doctor and take medications.

Get Vaccinated For Influenza And Pneumonia - Getting vaccinations can help you prevent the flu and Asthma symptoms.

Identify And Avoid Asthma Triggers - Number of allergens and outdoor pollutants with mild cold air and air pollution can trigger asthma attacks.

Identify and Treat Attacks Early - Identifying the symptoms earlier can make you feel better and try to control the risk of increasing the Asthma.

Take Medication As Prescribed - Asthma seems to be improving, so do not take any medications or change in medicine without doctor consult.

Natural Remedies To Be Followed

Before going for medications there are some things which should be followed at the home itself  and there will be much affect by following these things.

Coffee or Caffeinated Drink - The chemical in the caffeine is used in the medicine for the Asthma, it opens us the airways and make your airways free for at least 4 hours.

Mustard Oil - The fatty mustard oil extracted from mustard seeds is better treatment for asthma, it should be applied on the skin and rub it and this will open the airways.

Sitting Up Right - Sitting Straight in the correct position will make your air passage free and makes possible to breath free.

Take Slow And Deep Breath - This is best way to treat asthma, as you feel lot of complications in breathing in the Asthma attack and in this condition try to take slow and deep breath.

Better Usage Of Inhalers - Inhalers are the way of treatment for asthma and here the person get relief in the fraction of seconds and do not have any extreme problems by inhalers.

Treatment For Asthma 
It is better to follow up your doctor for asthma problems as there will be different medicines are prescribed based on the age of the person and type of asthma is affected and also on how severe the condition.

Should follow the Action plan given by the doctor.

Asthma Attack is more affected and increased in the winter season and leads to problems like fever and fatigue.Better try to follow up your doctor and medications for Asthma and be healthy.
Asthma : Types, Symptoms,Prevention, Treatment Asthma : Types, Symptoms,Prevention, Treatment Reviewed by Nagendra-Bhuvana on January 12, 2020 Rating: 5

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