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Asthmatic symptoms can be similar in nature to problems that are related to the heart or other respiratory conditions. Having proper diagnostic testing is necessary to rule out other conditions and make an accurate diagnosis of asthma.
Asthma symptoms may be experienced at a lower intensity on a chronic basis or... Read all »
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Certain substances can trigger irritation and inflammation in these breathing passages. When they are triggered, they fill with mucus and block the passage of air. The muscles that line these areas of the body then go into spasms and contract to cause a further degree of narrowing that interferes with breathing. The... Read all »
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Not all people with an asthma condition will react to the same triggers. Most cases of asthma start during childhood years between the ages of two and six years old. Asthma can be difficult to diagnose in children who are younger than two years of age. However, asthma can also be present in adulthood. Women of middle... Read all »
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The liquid inhalants offer quick relief as they act directly on the muscles of the airway. The inhaled medications are less likely to be absorbed into the body than if they administered in tablet form. The side effects from the asthma inhalant medications are minimal.
It is important for asthmatic patients to avoid... Read all »
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The first priority should be to discuss your problem and symptoms with your doctor. Ensure that you have a written record of a plan to deal with both the management of chronic symptoms as well as the management of acute attacks. You need to be aware of the plan and follow it as specified. By having control over your... Read all »
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There may be times that living with the condition is more challenging than other times. By being aware of your circumstances and learning how to manage your symptoms, you will feel that you have better control over your health and wellness. It is important to take a positive and proactive approach to dealing with your... Read all »