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Help can asthma be cured permanently?

Help can asthma be cured permanently?

No: Asthma is a genetically linked problem that leads to changes in the natural mechanisms in the lung. Much of the wheezing in small children is not asthma and will be outgrown by late childhood. True asthma varies in its impact on many and can be very mild or very bad.Even those who have been off meds for years and without wheezing events can become symptomatic under the proper circumstances. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Asthma (Definition)

A disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of ...Read more


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Could asthma can be cured permanently?

Could asthma can be cured permanently?

Not likely: Asthma is a chronic condition that can be controlled but not cured. Though you may experience years without an attack, it can recur. If you are being treated now with controller and rescue inhalers, don;t stop on your own. Your physician is bested qualified to make adjustments in your treatment.
Good luck. ...Read more

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How to cure asthma?

How to cure asthma?

You don't: Asthma is a chronic condition of increased small airway reactions. There are genetic and environmental factors that persist throughout life, usually becoming evident in childhood. One learns to live with their asthma & present medications offer a near normal existence to most. There is no cure, there are programs that promote stability & reduced flare ups through early recognition of problems. ...Read more

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Can asthma be cured?

Can asthma be cured?

Controlled: Asthma is a chronic disease and the aim is to control the symptoms. It is not "cured" but as it is controlled symptoms become less frequent.
Always look for triggers in the environment and i your home, as well as seasonal allergic triggers. Infections, scents, changes in weather can all trigger symptoms.
Learn about your meds and always follow your action plan. ...Read more

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Does asthma have a cure?

Does asthma have a cure?

No: Asthma can't be cured, but its symptoms can be controlled.Prevention and long-term control are key in stopping asthma attacks before they start. Treatment usually involves learning to recognize your triggers and taking steps to avoid them, and tracking your breathing to make sure your daily asthma medications are keeping symptoms under control. In case of an asthma flare-up, you may need to use a. ...Read more

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How can I cure my asthma?

How can I cure my asthma?

You don't: Asthma is a chronic condition of increased small airway reactions. There are genetic and environmental factors that persist throughout life, usually becoming evident in childhood. One learns to live with their asthma & present medications offer a near normal existence to most. There is no cure, there are programs that promote stability & reduced flare ups through early recognition of problems. ...Read more

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Hii how to cure with asthma?

Hii how to cure with asthma?

Asthma Inhalers: Asthma can affect people to a varying degree for their whole life, although many children grow out of it.

Treatment is aimed at relieving symptoms during a flare & preventing how often the symptoms occur.

Broadly, there are 2 types of inhalers: Relievers (usually blue in colour) and Preventers (orange, purple, red, brown or green).

More info? See 'Asthma Relievers' or 'Asthma Preventers' ...Read more

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Any way I can cure my asthma?

Any way I can cure my asthma?

Unfortunately no: but the good news is that it can be controlled and you can lead a completely normal lifestyle, several Olympic medalists were asthmatic, treatments currently available helps managing the disease and controlling it to great extent, you need to keep follow up with your allergist/asthma specialist, and keep taking medicines as prescribed, good luck ...Read more

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How can I cure asthma forever.

How can I cure asthma forever.

You don't: Asthma is a chronic condition of increased small airway reactions. There are genetic and environmental factors that persist throughout life, usually becoming evident in childhood. One learns to live with their asthma & present medications offer a near normal existence to most. There is no cure, there are programs that promote stability & reduced flare ups through early recognition of problems. ...Read more

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What is asthma ?how to cure it

What is asthma ?how to cure it

Asthma: There are 3 main characteristics of asthma: airway inflammation, sensitivity to triggers, and the temporary occurrence of airflow obstruction leading to shortness of breath. These symptoms can be relieved by rescue and/or controller medications like albuterol and inhaled steroids. If you are concerned you might have asthma see your doctor or Allergist for evaluation and pulmonary function testing. ...Read more

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What is asthma and how to cure it?

What is asthma and how to cure it?

Asthma: Asthma is reactive inflammation of airways resulting in reversible obstruction presenting as cough, wheeze ( whistle like sound ) , shortness of breath and chest tightness. Symptoms are usually worse early morning and in cold environment It can be exercise induced or secondary to taking medications or allergy to environmental agents. http://patient.info/doctor/bronchial-asthma ...Read more

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What is asthma and how to cure it?

What is asthma and how to cure it?

Airway inflammation: Asthma is a chronic condition and so far there is not a cure for it. There is treatment, just not a cure. It involves inflammation of the airways. constriction of the airways and overproduction of mucus. The airways become obstructed and flow on expiration is slowed resulting in the wheezing. Bronchodilator and anti-iflammatory medications are used for treatment usually as inhalers. ...Read more

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what is asthma and how to cure it..

what is asthma and how to cure it..

RAD =ASTHMA: Flovent is unlikely cause palpitations. It is a long acting steroid inhaler, usually dosed 2puffs bid. The most important tool to monitor the asthma is your Peak Flow meter. Take 3 readings am and Pm average them and keep a record of the number. If your maintenance therapy of Singulair (montelukast) and Flovent are effective your # >450. If not your regimen needs reevaluation. EKG/ Labs to evaluate palpitations ...Read more

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What is asthma ?and how to cure it ?

Inflamed/spasm: I will add to the previous answer:
If the problem is allergic, avoidance of triggers is appropriate after they have been identified.
If medications failed or caused too much side effects, allergy shots should be considered since they do provide long-term benefits even after the treatment has been discontinued for many. Consider an allergy consult. ...Read more

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What is asthma and how to cure it ??

What is asthma and how to cure it ??

Lifestyle change: Avoid all milk products since the milk protein causes respiratory tract inflammation. Also avoid grains, lentils. Consume veggies, flesh foods, olive oil.

Getting 30 -45 min of sunshine at noon daily or taking vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day and taking a good probiotic (not yogurt) help reduce inflammation

Yoga breathing exercises 10-30 min/day help too.

This may help avoid the need for meds ...Read more

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How can I cure my problem of asthma?

Not cure but control: Asthma in not a condition that is cured but controlled. Once diagnosed- depending on its severity- treatment with "rescue" inhalers and perhaps "controller" inhalers may be recommended. Removing or minimizing your attack triggers is a very good way of reducing attacks and controlling your condition. But most of all, do not give up. . Good luck. ...Read more

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Help! can asthma be treated and cured?

Yes and No: Asthma most definately can be treated. One's pcp working with a board certified allergist or pulmonologist can devise a treatment plan that can treat your asthma. Curing one's asthma is probably a stretch at this point. What is becoming clear is that there are numerous different types of asthma so to make the broad statement of cure is probably not appropriate. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can cure asthma naturaly?

Can i tell me how i can cure asthma naturaly?

Not usually: Ma huang was the first herbal remedy later formulated as Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) and theophylline and related-compounds in tea and coffee may provide some bronchodilation. However none of these products affects the basic problem-airway inflammation and the natural remedies are associated with a lot of side effects. Of course , avoidance of the triggers would be a good option but not terribly effective. ...Read more

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What can lead to asthma, and is there a cure?

What can lead to asthma, and is there a cure?

Often allergies: Allergies are a common cause of asthma in children and can last into adulthood. Though there is no cure, asthma can be controlled but inhaled medications and avoiding "triggers" that cause attacks. It is not uncommon for children to seem to be cured upon reaching their teens. However, it can reappear years later (or not). In any case get tested and get treated if necessary.
Good luck. ...Read more

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How to know what is asthma and is there a cure?

How to know what is asthma and is there a cure?

Chronic disease: Asthma is a chronic disease that is the result of inflammation in the airways of the lungs. It can be worsened by a number of triggers, and the disease is managed with medications that control the inflammation and open the airways. Some people will require multiple medications to control their asthma, while others will need only one. It's severity can also vary throughout one's life. ...Read more

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Can small children with asthma eventually be cured?

Can small children with asthma eventually be cured?

Maybe: Many children under age 2 wheeze with respiratory infections often treated with asthma medicines for relief - reactive airways disease. If relatively mild outbreaks they often outgrow it. Those who flare up frequently without an infectious trigger are more suspicious for true asthma. Dailey inhaled steroids can help reduce flares and allow the lungs to grow. ...Read more

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How to cure my asthma? Not taking the symptoms away with drugs, but to cure it.

Asthma: Unfortunately there is no cure for asthma, but your best chance to reverse your allergies that may trigger your asthma is to get allergen desensitization. It should provide you long term relief of your symptoms and minimize your dependence on medications. See an allergist. ...Read more

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My girlfriend has asthma and she been having it for years , can she be cured or no?

My girlfriend has asthma and she been having it for years , can she be cured or no?

Asthma has no cure: Asthma has no cure. All will can is control symptoms. However; you commented that she smokes which make her asthma. She needs to quit and her asthma may considerably improve. ...Read more

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My sister has asthma and she told me that it is always disturbing her. Does asthma have any cure? What cause it and what's the solution please?

My sister has asthma and she told me that it is always disturbing her. Does asthma have any cure? What cause it and what's the solution please?

Further evaluation.: The occurrence of shortness of breath with activity and worsening on lying down does raise the possibility of a cardiac abnormality. The sudden onset is not typical of asthma especially if not accompanied by wheezing. The most prudent approach would be further evaluation by her physician and referral to a specialist if recommended by the physician. ...Read more

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Any cure for asthma?

Any cure for asthma?

If asthma is caused: by an environmental exposure (respiratory irritants including tobacco smoke), it may be "cured" by eliminating that exposure. Sometimes it goes away on its own. Sometimes it occurs only intermittently. Usually, however, in adults, it's a treatable but not curable condition. ...Read more

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Do inhalers cure asthma?

Do inhalers cure asthma?

No: Unfortunately, the is no cure for asthma. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that may "flare" depending upon an individual's triggers. Studies performed with disease "controllers" (oral leukotriene receptor antagonists and inhaled corticosteroids) to see if "cure" or prevention are possible. Unfortunately, any gains that are obtained while on those medications are lost when stopped. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for asthma?

No: There are medications to help control asthma. But, there is no cure. ...Read more

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Is there any cure for asthma?

Sometimes: Think of asthma as 2 diseases - (1) underlying inflammation of the breathing tubes called bronchial hyperreactivity (2) episodes of tightness, coughing, wheezing called "asthma attack". Curing asthma requires treating #1. If the cause of asthma is allergy then allergy shots may help & in some cases cure asthma. People often have more than one cause for bronchial hyperreactivity. ...Read more

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How to treat or cure asthma??

Absolutely!!: Can be done. First, confirm asthma, assess severity via history, examination and lung function testing. Identify and avoid triggers and allergens. Identify and manage comorbidities such as obesity, sinus disease, allergies, acid reflux; stop smoking. Establish relationship with a responsive asthma specialist, be compliant with medication, monitor for response and side effects. Voila! ...Read more

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