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How can asthma be controlled?

The emphasis is on avoidance and drug treatment – Avoidance of those factors that can be identified as triggers or precipitating factors for asthma. Drug treatment consists of regular use of medicines that prevent asthma (preventers) and if and when symptoms … Continue reading

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Can asthma be cured?

The bad news here is that it cannot be cured completely. But the good news is that it can be treated and controlled so that symptoms and attacks can be prevented. So, don’t lose heart. Some children may grow out … Continue reading

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Why do airways become narrow in asthma?

If you have asthma, it means that your airways are more irritable or twitchy than normal. When you come into contact with a trigger factor, the result is a narrowing of airways. Most of these triggers also lead to an … Continue reading

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What factors can precipitate asthma?

Asthma symptoms may be precipitated by one or more factors such as irritants, allergens, viral infections, certain drugs etc. In many cases however, even after careful observation, no such factor may be obvious.These factors are called triggers. подробнее подробнее подробнее … Continue reading

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How Sweets or Candies cause Asthma?

Sweets or candies could trigger asthma. Real-life Example: Eight year old Tony has asthma for last three years. His doctor helps him identify house dust mites as a trigger for his asthma. Tony now takes precautions at home against dust … Continue reading

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