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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. 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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How much do Laba hide asthma symptoms?

How much do Laba hide asthma symptoms?

Use LABA with ICS...: Asthma is a condition of intermittent wheeze / breathlessness & triggered by infection, allergy or exercise. SABAs (short acting beta agonists) are used as 'relievers' If you are requiring SABA more than 3 times a week you may need a regular ICS (inhaled corticosteroid) preventer. LABAs (long acting beta agonist) are used in conjunction with ICS to relieve ongoing symptoms despite regular ICS use. ...Read more

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Can asthma symptoms resolve on its own?

Can asthma symptoms resolve on its own?

asthma resolution: Yes sometimes asthma symptoms resolve on there own for various different reasons. ...Read more

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What are the most common asthma symptoms?

What are the most common asthma symptoms?

Wheezing, SOB: Wheezing, cough, and shortness of breath (sob) are the classic symptoms of asthma. Most often, wheezing and shortness of breath follow the brief period of "cold" symptoms in infants/children. The cough is not so prominent as in bronchitis. Coughing or shortness of breath aggravated by excercise also raises suspicion of undiagnosed asthma. ...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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Can diet help with asthma symptoms? If so how?

Can diet help with asthma symptoms? If so how?

May help: Diets high in vitamin c (may affect inflammation) can be helpful and new evidence shows vitamin d is important for inhaled corticosteroid inhalers to be more effective. While diet can help, it is just a part of management that also includes quick relief medication, avoiding allergens and other triggers, daily controller medication (for persistent asthma), influenza vaccine, smoking cessation. ...Read more

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What should I do to relieve my asthma symptoms?

Many things: Aside from using your "rescue" inhaler there are a number of things you can do. If your attacks are triggered by allergies, remove as many of them as you can (cover mattresses with barriers for dust mites) if you have carpeting or rugs and are allergic to animal dander, try to remove them especially if they are left over from previous owners or tenants. Other things-talk over with your physician. ...Read more

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Where can I get immediate relief from asthma symptoms?

Albuterol: The quick relief medication albuterol is available as an inhaler or nebulizer and starts working in 5 minutes, peak effect near 30 minutes and lasts about 4 hours. If asthma symptoms occur more than twice a week during the day, twice a month at night, or interfere with daily activities then see an asthma specialist for a detailed plan on how to prevent and control asthma. Asthma can be serious! ...Read more

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