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Airborne Allergies I Cannot Brreath
21 year-old man with uncomfortable breathing sensations when inhaling cold air, with some history of sneezing and respiratory allergies.....?
Zen Breathing.: This sounds an awful lot like bronchitis or asthma brought on by breathing cold air, either with or without humidity. I suffered from this when I was about your age and occasionally have some symptoms even now, especially if the conditions are right. You need to control your environment and limit your exposure to triggering elements. Seek the help of a specialist to offer medication to help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Essentially allergies occur when your immune system goes crazy and decides to has to fight against things it should be ignoring. The immune system of people without allergies simply ignores the pollen in the air or the dander on their cat while an allergic person's immune system creates cells to fight against the pollen or dander. The allergic reaction causes the ...Read more
Lots of Options: OTC antihistamines like Zyrtec are helpful for perennial allergic rhinitis symptoms, however the gold-standard treatment are daily intranasal steroid sprays like Flonase or Nasonex if your symptoms are more severe. Avoidance of triggers is important. Allergy shots also option. See Allergist to determine what your sensitized to, and if you have allergy induced asthma that requires treatment. ...Read more
Don't smoke: Smoke of all kinds is a potent trigger of inflammation in the respiratory tract. It will worsen asthma, allergies and sinus disease. Smoke will make you prone to infections because it paralyzes the cilia or microscopic hairs that help to clear infections from the lungs and sinuses. Smoke may also increase the likelihood of getting allergic to new things in the environment. Don't smoke! ...Read more
Breathing issue?: Do you have trouble breathing or just trouble breathing through your nose? If OTC medications have not helped, you need to consult your doctor or even an allergist to help you control your symptoms especially if you have problem with shortness of breath, wheezing, and/or coughing- which would point to asthma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dust avoidance: The treatment of dust allergy includes avoidance of the trigger. Since dust is found very commonly in households, cleaning, vacuuming, using a product such as Febreeze-for allergic patients on upholstry, and covering the pillow and mattress with covers under the bedsheets is also advised. The management includes the use of anti-histamines which can be found over the counter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recovering from allergies, yellow snot still, but breathing better. Feeling stronger than previous days but still recovering. Stay less active still?
Increase activity ok: Since you are improving, staying in a sedentary state will not improve you any more than getting out and increasing your activity, which may actually help you recover even faster. Increase your activity as tolerable. Best wishes. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, seasonal/perennial allergies can definitely make breathing worse, especially if you have IgE or allergic induced asthma. Maximizing control of both upper and lower airways will keep you from progressing to a full blown exacerbation. See Allergist for further workup and evaluation to determine if you are suffering from asthma related symptoms. ...Read more
I have allergies but I also got a cough and it's hard to bread I drink cleratin and I want to know why the allergies affect my breathing?
My hubby 27 yr old has the worst allergies. Hes been up every night coughing and sneezing. Hes having hard time breathing. No ins, what can he take?
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