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How do I know if I have Cardiac Asthma? What is the symptoms of Cardiac Asthma?

How do I know if I have Cardiac Asthma? What is the symptoms of Cardiac Asthma?

Shortness of breath: and wheezing. The trigger for asthma in this case is the back-up of fluid into the lungs because the heart is not working effectively. When treating, we struggle to fix the breathing unless heart function is optimized. Usually, this pertains only to persons with known underlying heart disease and older than yourself. If you found this term in an online search, I wouldn't consider it further. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Asthma (Definition)

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


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My child's asthma symptoms come and go. Why?

My child's asthma symptoms come and go. Why?

Triggers: Some things make asthma symptoms worse. These are called triggers, because they “trigger” symptoms. Common triggers are animal fur, pollen, mold, dust, cigarette smoke. Cold and flu can also trigger asthma symptoms. Staying away from or getting rid of the triggers will help. ...Read more

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Does apple juice really help with asthma symptoms?

Does apple juice really help with asthma symptoms?

Myth: I can see no reason this juice would have any effect on asthma.It would provide some helpful hydration, but would not treat the problem. ...Read more

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If I don't have asthma, why am I having exercise induced asthma symptoms?

If I don't have asthma, why am I having exercise induced asthma symptoms?

Depends: This would depend on whether you exercise induced symptoms are truly asthma related or not. If the symptoms happen within moments to minutes of starting exercise, they are not asthma symptoms but rather vocal cord dysfunction, which would require an evaluation by a pulmonologist regardless; if the symptoms start within 15-20 minutes then they may be related to exercise-induced asthma. ...Read more

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How should I correct accidental flovent hfa 220 overuse? I read not to stop taking it suddenly as it can make asthma symptoms worse?

How should I correct accidental flovent hfa 220 overuse? I read not to stop taking it suddenly as it can make asthma symptoms worse?

Normal dose : You should just go back to using the prescribed dose. And make sure you don't have any sores in your mouth or throat that could be consistent with thrush (a yeast infection). Otherwise, no need to worry. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies i can try to help soothe my asthma symptoms..Such as wheezing or breathlessnes, other than using my inhaler?

Are there any home remedies i can try to help soothe my asthma symptoms..Such as wheezing or breathlessnes, other than using my inhaler?

Inhaler is best: Quick-relief medication like albuterol is preferred way to get relief from asthma symptoms. It helps to stay calm, relax, remove yourself from asthma triggers (if present) it's controversial, but yoga can help with breathing relaxation. ...Read more

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Dx w/viral induced asthma b4-never get asthma symptoms unless I get bad cold-Raked tons of wet leaves yesterday w/o knowing of aspergillosis. worried!

Dx w/viral induced asthma b4-never get asthma symptoms unless I get bad cold-Raked tons of wet leaves yesterday w/o knowing of aspergillosis. worried!

Mold allergy?: Since decaying leaves are laden with molds, their spores become airborne when you start raking them. If you are allergic to molds, this activity may trigger your asthma. Aspergillus however is just one of several molds that may be present on these leaves. Allergic bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis is not that common a condition, your risk in developing it from this exposure alone is very low. ...Read more

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What can relieve my asthma symptoms?

What can relieve my asthma symptoms?

Inhalers...: Asthma treatment includes bronchodilator and steroid inhalers. If there are persistent symptoms after this treatment has been used, then see your doctor for further therapies. Avoid your known triggers. Avoid smoking. ...Read more

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Dr. Duane Gels
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Wheezing (Definition)

Wheezing is a high-pitched whistling sound during breathing. It occurs when air flows through ...Read more


Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Cardiac (Definition)

Cardiac translates literally to "heart, " and any place the term is seen, such ...Read more