Asthma is an inflammatory disorder of the airways, which causes attacks of wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing. Asthma is such a common disease. There is no cure for asthma, but most people can control the condition and lead normal, active lives. Different things set off asthma attacks in different people. Smoke from cigarettes or a fire, air pollution, cold air, pollen, animals, house dust, molds, strong smells such as perfume or bus exhaust, wood dust, exercise, industrial chemicals all can trigger an attack.
The symptoms of an asthmatic person are cough, sometime a cough that won`t go away is the only symptom of asthma. Asthma symptoms often happen at nigh and in the morning, but they can happen any time. They get worse when you are ...view middle of the document...
Asthma affects people differently. Each individual is unique in their degree of reactivity to environmental triggers. This naturally influences the type and dose of medication prescribed, which may vary from one individual to another. Sometimes people have asthma when they are very young and it goes away as they grow up. It may come back later in life.
The emergency symptoms are the decreased level of alertness such as severe drowsiness or confusion, during an asthma attack. The bluish color to the lips and face, Extreme difficulty breathing for a person is hard. Severe anxieties due to shortness of breath, sweating. An additional symptom that may be associated with this disease is abnormal breathing pattern breathing out takes more than twice as long as breathing in. Have a chest pain is hard to breathe when you having asthma and it’s hard when tightness in the chest, breathing temporarily stops and nasal flaring. “An asthma attack is the episode in which bands of muscle surrounding the airways are triggered to tighten”.
Anyone younger than 30, is most likely to develop asthma from triggered allergies. For adults with asthma, exposure to an irritant such as cigarette smoke, cold air, and even stress can make the asthma worse. Treatment it is important to remember that there is no cure for asthma. Although asthma can't be cured it can be controlled. There are many medicines that help people with asthma. Some are preventive medicines and others are known as quick relievers. Preventives are used for long-term control of the disease and work to make asthma attacks less frequent and less severe. Peoples and doctors should work together as a team to develop and carry out a plan for eliminating asthma triggers and monitoring symptoms.