Asthma

Asthma – Common Triggers Behind it?

By Dr. Pradip Tawde, Pulmonology If you have been diagnosed with asthma, it is important for you to know about the most common triggers of asthma. Asthma is a medical condition, which is characterised by paroxysmal wheezing respiration dyspnoea. It causes breathing difficulties, tightened chest and coughing. By identifying and reducing your…

Homeopathy Cure For Asthma!

By Dr. Sumit Dhawan, Homeopathy Asthma is a condition characterized by wheezing and difficulty in breathing. Asthma is a common disease that affects children, teenagers and adults. Depending on what triggers an asthmatic attack, asthma can be categorized in four types. These are: Allergic asthma: This sort of asthma usually begins in childhood and…

10 Ways To Prevent Asthma Attacks!

By Dr. Rajesh Swarnakar, Pulmonology In case you are experiencing breathing difficulty or a whizzing sound is accompanying your breathing, there are chances that you could be suffering from asthma. It is a medical condition characterized with paroxysmal wheezing respiration dyspnoea. Usually, there is no single way to prevent asthma attacks. However,…

Common Asthma Triggers And How To Avoid Them

By Dr. Dushyant Rana, General Physician Asthma is a chronic lung disease. The air passages of the patient tend to inflame and thus result in the narrowing of the airways that carry oxygen. Common symptoms of asthma include- frequently wheezing, i.e. a whistling sound when you breathe, tightening of chest and shortness…

How To Deal With Asthma

By Dr. Nikhil Modi, Pulmonology What is Asthma? National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) defines asthma as a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways in which many cells and cellular elements play a role. In people who are susceptible to asthma, this inflammation causes intermittent dyspnea (difficulty in breathing), wheezing, coughing,…

Asthma Symptoms, Diagnosis, Management and Treatment

By Dr. Sumit Wadhwa, Internal Medicine Asthma is a disease which affects the airways that carry air to and from the lungs. People suffering from asthma have swollen or inflamed airways. The inflammation causes the airways to be narrower which causes less air to pass through them into and from the lungs.…

Ashtma

By Dr Mool Chand Gupta  , Pulmonology A clinical diagnosis of Asthma should be suspected in the presence of recurrent/episodic wheezing, breathlessness, cough and or chest tightness with no alternative explanation for these symptoms. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of airways which causes hyper-responsiveness of airways and variable airway obstruction. Role…

Symptoms And Treatment Of Chronic Asthma

By Dr. Tina Singh, General Physician When the airways become narrow or start swelling, it leads to production of mucus in excess. This causes breathing difficulties and when you have trouble breathing and can take only short breaths. This medical condition is called chronic asthma. Although asthma can, for some, be only…

Cure asthma by identifying its cause

If you are unaware of the actual cause that has led to asthma, chances are your treatment is not effective. Merely taking medicines without identifying the underlying issue might prolong your suffering, warn pulmonologists. Asthma allergens can be found in food, household articles, and the environment. Airborne triggers are dust…

Can you really enjoy a smoke-free Diwali? Yes it’s possible with these 3 hacks!

In the present day and age, Diwali has almost become tantamount to venomous air pollution. A recent study shows that the levels of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide seem to be ever-increasing in the ‘festival of lights’ since 2010. Even the levels of particulate matter 2.5 are much higher than…