This World Asthma Day, Know If You Are At Risk Of Asthma: Early Signs And Symptoms

This World Asthma Day, lets announce STOP for Asthma. The aim of the day is raising awareness of asthma and how it affects sufferers. The day falls on the first Tuesday in May each year and aims to raise support for sufferers and their families.  This year the theme of World Asthma Day is STOP for Asthma.

Welling Clinic offers specially formulated homeopathy treatment for Asthma to cure permanently. The treatment for asthma has been developed after exhaustive in-house research and studies. Meet our specialists to know if you too can be cured of asthma with our tailor-made Homeopathy treatment of Asthma.

Also Read – Childhood Asthma – How to detect it early?

Asthma is a long-term inflammatory disease of airways of lungs. Common symptoms of asthma include wheezing, coughing, chest tightness and shortness of breath. Asthma is a chronic lung disease which causes breathing difficulties and affects sufferers to varying degrees, asthma is caused by swelling and inflammation of the bronchial tubes, sometimes in reaction to allergens, exercise, stress or changes in temperature.

Asthma is controlled by prevention medication for chronic symptoms and relief medication for flare-ups of asthma symptoms. Education and understanding are keys to effective control of asthma, which can be fatal if not managed properly. World Asthma Day educates and raises awareness of the condition in the hope of relieving suffering and reducing deaths.

World Asthma Day: Theme and significance

STOP for asthma is the theme for World Asthma Day this year. STOP means Symptom evaluation, Test response, Observe and assess, Proceed to adjust treatment.  According to Ministry of Health, around 235 million people suffer from asthma worldwide. While there is no cure for asthma, it can be dealt with effectively in case it is diagnosed in time. Timely diagnosis of asthma can enable asthma patients to effectively manage their condition and improve quality of life. Asthma can be fatal in case you do not take appropriate drugs or comply with treatment.

The Early Symptoms of Asthma

Early warning signs are changes that happen just before or at the very beginning of an asthma attack. These signs may start before the well-known symptoms of asthma and are the earliest signs that your asthma is worsening.

In general, these signs are not severe enough to stop you from going about your daily activities. But by recognizing these signs, you can stop an asthma attack or prevent one from getting worse. Early warning signs of an asthma attack include:

  • Frequent cough, especially at night
  • Losing your breath easily or shortness of breath
  • Feeling very tired or weak when exercising
  • Wheezing or coughing after exercise
  • Feeling tired, easily upset, grouchy, or moody
  • Decreases or changes in lung function as measured on a peak flow meter
  • Signs of a cold or allergies (sneezing, runny nose, cough, nasal congestion, sore throat, and headache)
  • Trouble sleeping

If you have these warning signs, adjust your medication, as described in your asthma action plan.

Males are more sensitive to allergens such as dust, pollen, food products, and fungi, and therefore, more prone to respiratory allergies like asthma, compared with females, finds a survey by SRL Diagnostics. The survey showed that dust has the biggest allergic reactions in men (65.48 per cent) than women (49.39). Further, men were also found to have the highest reactions to allergens like pollens, wheat, mold/ fungi, grass and even insects like cockroach, than women. Moreover, young adults, those below 30 years, were observed to suffer more from allergen reactions than older adults.

Homeopathic treatment for Asthma

Homeopathic remedies for asthma are very effective and can cure asthma permanently. Homeopathic medicines are natural medicines and work by moderating the immune system which usually becomes over-reactive in asthma and thus reducing the severity and recurrence of symptoms.

Well selected homeopathic medicine also strengthen the immunity and prevents other associated allergic reactions of the body to the allergen and thus leading to an overall healthy state of body.

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