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Can Spirulina Help Asthma
Do Not Think So: No evidence that I am aware of that it does.But i don't think that it hurts. ...Read more
Possibly: There is conflicting data about whether it helps allergies or not and at what dose. At high doses there is a potential for harmful side effects. Always check with a doctor before taking supplements especially at high doses which could interact with other medicines. There are so many safe and effective allergy medications that there is little need to take supplements. ...Read more
Unknown: Probiotics have been found to decrease the frequency and severity of viral uri's (common cold) in prospective, randomized clinical trials, and probiotics have also been found to cause beneficial changes in the immune system. However, probiotics have not been found to reduce hay fever / allergies. On the other hand, that question may not have been studied yet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Asthma therapy...: The treatment of asthma consists of decreasing airway inflammation and controlling bronchospasm. There are various medications, some inhaled and others systemic, to accomplish this. Exacerbations are reduced when prescribed medications are taken and smoking is avoided. Exercise under your doctor's supervision. ...Read more
Treatment : Hyperinflation in asthma can occur as a result of air trapping when lungs do not empty out adequately during exhalation. This is secondary to airflow obstruction. Treatment of asthma with beta agonist ( such as albuterol or salmeterol) should resolve hyperinflation as these medicines decrease airflow obstruction. Inhaled steroid (also used for treatment of ashtma) help reduce inflammation. ...Read more
No to all: The high liver enzymes and supra ventricular tach, plus your feeling so overwhelmed by life that you feel a need to self medicate for anxiety, are three very worrisome health concerns. Let a competent physician be your guide in the difficult matters of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Parsley: Parsley is the best. Chew up some parsley after you've eaten something bad-breath inducing and your breath will improve. If, however, the bad breath is persistent and long term, you need to look into the cause. Bad breath can come from the mouth, the stomach, or the lungs; and if it is chronic it can be a sign of something else going on. ...Read more
Quick acting med: There are two types of medicines used to treat asthma: controller medications and rescue medications. Controlled medications are meds used every day to decrease the inflammation of asthma -- inhaled steroids. Rescue medications are bronchodilator meds (albuterol for example) that are used if one has asthma symptoms. These are quiclk acting, work to reverse the muscle spasms that cause acute asthma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Asthma ..I take ventolin and serevent (salmeterol) and singular and flovent...without enough relief..always have shortness of breath ..what can help me breath :(?
Air dust trigger my asthma badly..antihistamine and singular dont help ...do I need allergist for shots protect from dust or what can help !
? Allergic asthma: antihistamines and singulair (montelukast) won't control your asthma, you need more prescription medications, mainly inhaled corticosteroids and bronchodilators, more important though is to get evaluated right for better management, you might other conditions that make your asthma worse, like chronic sinusitis or reflux, you may be a candidate for allergy shots, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist ...Read more
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