Can asthma be cured?

Controlled. Asthma is a chronic disease and the aim is to control the symptoms. It is not "cured" but as it is controlled symptoms become less frequent. Always look for triggers in the environment and I your home, as well as seasonal allergic triggers. Infections, scents, changes in weather can all trigger symptoms. Learn about your meds and always follow your action plan.
Not Exactly, but. Asthma can be modified or controlled through proper medical treatment, avoidance of triggers and treatment for allergy. You should expect to be able to participate in any activity that a person without asthma can, as long as your asthma is well-controlled.
You don't. Asthma is a chronic condition of increased small airway reactions. There are genetic and environmental factors that persist throughout life, usually becoming evident in childhood. One learns to live with their asthma & present medications offer a near normal existence to most. There is no cure, there are programs that promote stability & reduced flare ups through early recognition of problems.

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Help can asthma be cured permanently?

No. Asthma is a genetically linked problem that leads to changes in the natural mechanisms in the lung. Much of the wheezing in small children is not asthma and will be outgrown by late childhood. True asthma varies in its impact on many and can be very mild or very bad. Even those who have been off meds for years and without wheezing events can become symptomatic under the proper circumstances.

Can asthma be cured?! If not, What about childhood asthma?!

No. Asthma is a genetically linked problem that leads to changes in the natural mechanisms in the lung. Much of the wheezing in small children is not asthma and will be outgrown by late childhood. True asthma varies in its impact on many and can be very mild or very bad. Even those who have been off meds for years and without wheezing events can become symptomatic under the proper circumstances.

Help! Can asthma be treated and cured?

Yes and No. Asthma most definately can be treated. One's pcp working with a board certified allergist or pulmonologist can devise a treatment plan that can treat your asthma. Curing one's asthma is probably a stretch at this point. What is becoming clear is that there are numerous different types of asthma so to make the broad statement of cure is probably not appropriate.
Yes. Asthma needs to be completely evaluated. It is treated very well with right medication and can be cured if treated right and doc. Advise followed.

Could asthma can be cured permanently?

Not likely. Asthma is a chronic condition that can be controlled but not cured. Though you may experience years without an attack, it can recur. If you are being treated now with controller and rescue inhalers, don;t stop on your own. Your physician is bested qualified to make adjustments in your treatment. Good luck.

Can a asthma attack get cured on its own?

Possibly. If the problem is from exposure to an allergen, it will eventually subside in several hours if it didn't kill you. This would be true for exercise as well. As for cure, there is no cure for asthma as yet even though we can usually control it.

Why do they say asthma can't be cured? I had childhood asthma which is now completely gone. So why does the literature say there is no cure?

NO cure because..... Since we are not sure what is the actual cause of allergies that lead to asthma the literature is hesitant to use the word "cure". It is a fact that many people do outgrow their asthma are "cured" through means other than medical....Such as diet that stops inflammatory condions or herbs that instruct the body to heal itself. The literature is not always 100% correct..........
Define asthma. The genetic changes common to airway sensitivity and reactive airway disease of true asthma do not change with age. However, the label is often applied clinically to conditions that are not true asthma. About 70% of the wheezing issues of kids resolve before adulthood. The features of true asthma are also so variable that some go through life and are never symptomatic. (or labeled).

Can I tell me how I can cure asthma naturaly?

Not sure of question. Asthma is an inflammation condition that is not cured but controlled. It often seems that asthma has gone away but this is not totally true. As far as naturally controlling asthma, the best way is to find out what your "triggers " are and remove them from your environment. This includes dust mites, animal dander, pollution, etc. Natural cures, including many herbals, etc contain the same drugs.
Not usually. Ma huang was the first herbal remedy later formulated as Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) and theophylline and related-compounds in tea and coffee may provide some bronchodilation. However none of these products affects the basic problem-airway inflammation and the natural remedies are associated with a lot of side effects. Of course, avoidance of the triggers would be a good option but not terribly effective.

Can allergic asthma ever be totally cured?

Not really. There is no cure for asthma. But triggers can often be properly addressed, thus minimizing asthma symptoms.