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Did ive a problem if after 5 min i did an exercise then i felt breathlessness,usually im not like that.i did not have any asthma or resp disease.
Asthma is 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 breath, dry cough, etc. MIT is a diagnosis made by combining clinical ...Read more
Is there a specific diet / food plan that would be recommended for someone diagnosed with small airway disease / asthma? If so, what is it?
Food's not the key: The stuff you see on the internet about this-or-that food or 'super-food' being very good/bad for this particular disease is almost all made up as entertainment. Eat sensibly and manage your disease carefully as your physician directs. ...Read more
Just was diagnosed with small airway disease / asthma. Prescribed an inhaler, which i used frequently, and now prescribed advair. Is that normal?
Is there a recommended workout program (cardio / weights / weight machines) for someone diagnosed with small airway disease / asthma? If so, what?
See below: Because most asthma patients are on beta agonists (like albuterol) which open bronchial airways by relaxing smooth muscle in the airways. Beta blockers do the reverse and would cause bronchoconstriction and thus worsen asthma or as least block the effects of the beta agonists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why is my exhalation only affected by asthma/hyperactive airway disease but not my inhalation? How do I fix my exhalation so i can breathe better?
Bronchodilators: In asthma and or hyperactive airway disease,the lining of your windpipe mucosa sells up,thus you need to exert more when you breathe out,if you have been prescribed inhalers ,you should use the as prescribed,and breathing exercise will help,if you are not being treated,you should see you doctor or a pulmonologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I have hyperactive airway disease/asthma and the main irritator is allergens (dust) if i remove the allergens will i be able to breathe normally?
Dust mites: There are several ways to minimize your exposure to dust mites, such as hepa air purifiers and dust mite covers and removing carpeting, but you cannot get rid of them completely unless you live in an arid environment. Your response will decrease and your asthma will improve. Consider getting allergy shots for long term relief of your symptoms. ...Read more
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