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Health Awareness - Asthma

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Posted on 11:21AM May 08, 2018 in General


Health Awareness - Asthma



What is Asthma?

It is respiratory condition marked by attacks of spasm in the bronchi of the lungs, causing difficulty in breathing. It is usually connected to allergic reaction or other forms of hypersensitivity.

World Asthma Day

Causes of Asthma?

Exposure to allergens or irritants such as cigarette smoke, chemicals, mold, dust, or other substances commonly found in the person's environment (e.g. home or work place) might trigger the first asthma symptoms in an adult. Different illnesses, viruses, or infections can be a factor in adult onset asthma.

Measures to avoid Asthma:-

  • Get vaccinated for influenza and pneumonia.
  • Identify and avoid asthma triggers.
  • Monitor your breathing.
  • Identify and treat attacks early.
  • Take your medication as prescribed.
  • Pay attention to increasing quick-relief inhaler use.



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