You and AsthmaAsthma is a disease of the airways of the lung. It is a chronic disease that airway for breathing are blocked or restricted. Asthma attacks can be mild or severe.
Recognizing the signs of an attack you should learn to recognize when your child asthma symptoms worsen or are becoming severe. If this happens, your child may suddenly start coughing, difficulty breathing, or a gradual worsening of symptoms announcement. During an asthma episode or attack of asthma symptoms get worse than usual. The attack symptoms can often be confused with cold or flu symptoms. Some symptoms may include shortness of breath, cough (especially at night and early in the morning) wheezy chest pain or tightness, or a combination of these symptoms.
An allergy is an overreaction of the body’s immune system to a normally harmless substance, or allergen, that most people do not bother. Allergy symptoms can significantly affect their quality of life cause fatigue, headache and difficulty in daily functioning. Stay away from triggers of asthma and allergy-proof your house dust, mold, cockroaches and other indoor allergens. Remove the person, whichever is brought by the attack (the trigger allergy). Allergic asthma is the most common form. More than 50 of the 30 million Americans suffer from asthma allergic asthma.
Discuss all medical advice, diagnosis and treatment with your health care provider. Ask your doctor for a treatment plan. If the treatment plan is unclear, ask for an explanation. To assess side effects of treatment. There are plenty of over the counter treatments for asthma, but make sure you talk to your doctor before self-treating. In most cases, however, asthma is a chronic disease requiring long-term care and treatment.
Although asthma is not usually fatal if you take your medicine and follow your doctor’s orders. This is a serious medical condition requiring direct supervision of a physician. Asthma causes the airways of the lungs to swell and become narrower. If you are born with it, you can lie dormant, and become in the last years of his life.