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Could having sex cause asthma attacks?

Could having sex cause asthma attacks?

Yes.: The good news is, as with any exercise-triggered asthma, a puff of bronchodilator beforehand will usually prevent an attack from happening. Appropriate maintenance medication is also important at all times. ...Read more

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Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


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What are the causes of asthma attacks?

What are the causes of asthma attacks?

Many: Virus infection, exertion, air pollution, allergens, weather change, tobacco smoke, and even stress. ...Read more

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What are the causes of asthma attacks to become more frequent?

What are the causes of asthma attacks to become more frequent?

Frequently exposures: Asthma attacks come after exposure to a "trigger". Reducing contact with them will certainly help with your attack frequency. I know it can be hard to remove them completely, but anything that helps is good. Cover your mattresses, remove rugs (if possible), stay away from animals (dogs and cats mostly) and certainly get tested by your physician. ...Read more

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What causes an asthma attack?

What causes an asthma attack?

Many triggers: Asthma starts with inflammation of the airways. That inflammation can be triggered by many exposures, such as allergies, infections, and weather changes. Irritants like cigarette smoke and dust can also start an asthma attack. Exercise for many people can also cause symptoms. In the last few years, acid reflux has been recognized as a cause for asthma. Avoiding & controlling these prevents attacks. ...Read more

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Could acid reflux cause coughing and asthma attacks?

Could acid reflux cause coughing and asthma attacks?

Yes: one of the important causes of poor control of asthma could be uncontrolled reflux ...Read more

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Why would the rise in asthma attacks not be caused by air pollution?

Why would the rise in asthma attacks not be caused by air pollution?

It may be!: There are many theories about the reason for an increasing number of asthma patients. These include increased use of antibiotics (hygiene hypothesis), use of Acetaminophen in children, air pollution (diesel particles and particulate matter pm2.5), allergies, etc. Air pollution is a clear contributor to respiratory disease including triggering asthma already present and perhaps inducing asthma. ...Read more

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Can lisinopril cause asthma attacks?

Can lisinopril cause asthma attacks?

Asthma ACEI: ACEI drug can cause cough as a limiting side effect; true bronchospasm as in asthma would be a severe allergic response needing immediate ER treatment and removal of exposure ...Read more

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Could eating sushi cause an asthma attack?

Could eating sushi cause an asthma attack?

Sure: If you are allergic to fish, or some ingredient in one of the rolls, or there is a perfumed customer next to you... ...Read more

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Can plants cause asthma attack?

Asthma: If you are allergic to pollen yes you can have asthma from certain pollenating plants, see an allergist and determine what your triggers are to know what to avoid. ...Read more

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I had an asthma attack during sex any ways to stop it?

I had an asthma attack during sex any ways to stop it?

Asthma control: Exercise is a common trigger of asthma. If sex is similar to exercise, usually taking albuterol 20 minutes before can prevent asthma symptoms. Also, exercise/sex induced asthma can be an indication that asthma is not under good control. An allergist or pulmonologist can determine if asthma is controlled and modify the medications, so exercise in whatever form can continue. ...Read more

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I had an asthma attack during sex, any ways to stop it?

I had an asthma attack during sex, any ways to stop it?

Yes: This may mean that your asthma is not under control. If asthma occurs only with sex, you may try taking a bronchodilator (albuterol) before to prevent it. ...Read more

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If you are sleeping and you wake up and have an asthma attack, what could have caused that?

Night: Asthma attacks are known to happen at 4 am due to increase bronchial tone at night. You should consider taking your asthma control medication regularly and keep albuterol inh at bedside. If you have these night time symptoms regularly please d/w your physician, . ...Read more

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Can cat allergies cause an asthma attack?

Can cat allergies cause an asthma attack?

Yes: Cat allergy seems to be particularly potent for triggering asthma symptoms in patients with cat allergy + asthma. ...Read more

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I've never been diagnosed with asthma but I do have anxiety and panic attacks. Can anxiety/panic attacks cause asthma??

I've never been diagnosed with asthma but I do have anxiety and panic attacks. Can anxiety/panic attacks cause asthma??

It is possible : Recent research indicates a strong relationship between panic attacks and asthma, with each being a risk factor developing the other. Here is an article describing this: http://www.m.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/news/20050601/asthma-panic-disorder-often-go-hand-in-hand If you are concerned I would recommend see your doctor to initiate evaluation and possible treatment. ...Read more

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Would it be possible that a hamster cause an asthma attack or trigger some asthma symptoms?

Would it be possible that a hamster cause an asthma attack or trigger some asthma symptoms?

Certainly possible: Some people's asthma is triggered by allergens in the air. While you may not be allergic to the hamster itself, you may be allergic to the material in its bedding. Monitor your symptoms and see when they are worse. If it's only when cleaning the cage, you may be able to where a simple mask or try changing the bedding material. If it's bad all the time though, may want to find him a new home. ...Read more

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My granddaughter has exercise induced asthma. Can throwing a fit, crying, yelling, kicking, etc cause an attack? Even a very mild one?

Asthma and Emotions: You care very caring Grandmother! The symptoms of EIA are coughing, wheezing, a feeling of tight chest, or shortness of breath. Fast activities, exercising near lawns just mowed, polluted air may trigger asthma symptoms. Strong emotions trigger the release Histamine and Leukotrienes, which can trigger the narrowing of airway. See a Child Psychiatrist for Individual and family Therapy ...Read more

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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