Asthma – how to maintain a quality of life

Shortness of breath, asthma attacks – this is bronchial asthma. The disease can not be completely cured, but there is always the opportunity to maintain the quality of life, learn to live without succumbing to the disease. Types of bronchial asthma The type of bronchial asthma depends on the severity of its course. A mild disease...

Occupational asthma. manifestations. latent period

Asthmatic narrowing of the respiratory passages of varying degrees, which occurs as a result of contact with gases, stalemates, dust, smoke in a factory or organization. Going to the doctor at the very beginning of the detection of an allergic reaction guarantees getting rid of it in the future, provided that there is no contact with...

What is the danger of summer for asthmatics?

Of course, a person constantly monitors what he eats and drinks. But does he watch what he inhales? Below are described summer irritants that are dangerous for the lungs, and ways to protect against them.Halogen-substituted acetic acidOn a five-point scale, the hazard level is 1 out of 5. The formation of this substance is possible with the...

What does asthma in a child begin with?

Bronchial asthma is a rather severeallergic disease. Parents and older children should understand the mechanism of the appearance, development of this disease in order to lead an adequate lifestyle, maintain a good state of health and use the achievements of medicine in the treatment of asthma. Features of asthma.This is an allergic disease that has a...

Causes of asthmatic allergic and non-allergic attacks

According to recent expert estimates, asthma affects about three hundred million people in the world, in the United States alone there are more than 22 million patients with asthma. Despite the fact that almost all age groups are affected by this disease, asthma most often develops in childhood, currently there are six million children with bronchial...

What kind of air do we breathe?

For the functioning of the body, food, water and air are needed first of all. Without food, we can live for some, less without water. Always need air! Taking advantage of time, we choose food very carefully. Culinary recipes have existed for more than one thousand years and are constantly being improved. See how many articles are about food...

How does an allergy sufferer survive spring?

Spring is the time of love, summer cottages, barbecue, romantic walks and good mood. Look at everyone, everyone is joyful and fun: couples in love coo on every corner, girls put on short skirts and high heels, grannies on benches sit in the yard and share gossip last with each other.  And only the spring sun is...

Histamine in the pathogenesis of bronchial asthma. Eczema for bronchial asthma

In the pathogenetic mechanism of allergic asthma, histamine is an independent, as it were, decisive factor involved in the occurrence of an allergic (asthmatic) phenomenon. He takes part in causing pathological bronchiospasm and increased mucus secretion in asthma. It is necessary to take into account the fact that histamine is formed physiologically for physiological processes...

Student invented a unique inhaler

A twenty-two-year-old English student has invented a unique inhaler for people with bronchial asthma. It is so small that it can even fit in a wallet or breast pocket of a shirt. The inhaler developed by Adam Bates of Oxfordshire (moderate asthma patient) has a thickness of only 6 mm. Moreover, it holds from 50 to 100 doses...

How to diagnose asthma?

When we see a person with heavy breathing, shortness of breath, or with a cough with wheezing, we first of all think about whether this person is contagious . Less often, we look at him sympathetically and understand that, possibly, he has bronchial asthma – a chronic respiratory disease.   The basis of asthma is inflammation in the human respiratory system. The...