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Is Asma Hereditary
Yes, with co-factors: The symptoms of asthma can develop after some factor causes bronchial tube inflammation. For example a severe lung infection, an allergic wheezy reaction, an exposure where you breathe in harsh chemicals or even the early signs of COPD after years of smoking. These can trigger lung damage through inflammation which will make you more likely to wheeze. Most treatments help control the wheezing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If happens only once: Anyone can get bronchospasm if breathing noxious air, extremes of temperature or even certain viruses, yet never have another episode. Typically a one-time event is not treated as "asthma". However, if it continues to recur, or daily medication is recommended, chances are you do indeed have asthma. ...Read more
My kid wich 5 month have an asma and he get hard coughing sometime its hard cough and its continue 5 to 10 minutes to get cough again help pls?
Hello, I am 23 and I have asma since i was born. I already did all tradicional treatements but it doesn't work. What are the alternatives treatement?
Many alternatives: There are many good alternative treatments for asthma. I advise seeing a classical homeopath. Diet changes can help- see http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/art00306/asthma.Html herbs like boswellia ; reishi mushrooms can help, as can buteyko breathing: see http://thorax.Bmj.Com/content/55/11/925.Long ; http://www.Buteykobreathing.Org/ also see http://www.Townsendletter.Com/april2012/sublingual0412.Html. ...Read more
Wheezing: Possibly. The best thing to do is go to the doctor and be tested/ treated. All that wheezes is not asthma but wheezing and cough are common symptoms in people who do have asthma. Asthma should not be life threatening but when left untreated it can be. Make your appointment asap. ...Read more
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