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What Treatments Are There For Asthma
Have moderate to sever asthma i need a neb treatment and cant get into see ny doctor far a week what can i do ever the counter to help?
Asthma: You can do a virtual consult to get an emergency dose of Medicstion. You don't need to wait for your doctor. Nothing over the counter will help ...Read more
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
Many: Short-actiing bronchodilator for acute attack, long-acting one along with inhaled steroid for maintenance. Singulair is often used on children as well . Even more important, learn to avoid asthma triggers with the help from an allergist. Allergy shots may often be very effective conferring long-term benefits. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the best treatments for asthma and allergies? I am using nasonex, spirivia, albueterol, and benadryl. Plus doing sinus rinses. Still sick.
Asthma guidelines: If you do have asthma spireva is not an asthma medication, although is sometimes of benefit especially if there is also copd. I cannot tell you what is the correct asthma medication for you. You need to see a board certified allergist for appropriate evaluation and treatment of your entire respiratory system. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Years: The chinese had used ma huang (a herbal compound) for hundreds if not thousands of years for asthma. The active ingredient in ma huang was later identified by eli lilly to be Ephedrine about 60 -70 years ago. The current era of inhaled steroid became available around 40 years ago 2011 marked the centennial for the introduction of allergy shots- often underutilized for asthma treatment. ...Read more
See below: There are a huge number of off label drugs and other therapies that have been tried for asthma as well a a large number of herbal medicines that have been studied and are presently being looked at. The topic is too large to discuss here. I would suggest seeing you doctor to discuss this in more depth. ...Read more
They vary: Signs of asthma can include anything from coughing to loss of breath. Most often "triggers" like animal dander, dust mites, pollen, smoke, etc can be pointed at as teh cause. Treatment includes avoiding or minimizing these triggers and , if necessary, the use of a controller and rescue inhaler. Get tested by your physician (spiromtery) and give a good history. Good luck. ...Read more
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