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Could Having Sex Cause Asthma Attacks
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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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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
Please answer! what may be the cause of my boyfriend having a hard time breathing to the point of an asthma attack?
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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