20 Oct 2017

Asthma Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

You are not alone if you have The main of are shortness of breath, (the feeling of being out of breath), wheezing, a dry cough, and tightness in the chest. During a severe attack, breathing becomes difficult, causing sweating, rapid heartbeat, and anxiety. A severe attack can lead to respiratory failure.

There are two main types of The second type of is not caused by an allergy or a respiratory infection, but by some emotional factor such as stress or anxiety. This type tends to develop later in life.

When something triggers an attack, the bronchial tube lining gets inflamed and swollen. This mucus to be produced, leaving less room for air to pass through. When air is completely blocked, death occurs.

Although there is no cure for After a person has taken tests to find out what is causing the attacks, injections of the allergens can be performed, but it seems to have the limited success rate. Preventative drugs, such as cromolyn sodium and inhaled corticosteroid taken several times a day is more efficient. This has to be made several times a day through an inhaler.

If a person has a severe attack of where breathing is critical, this person will have to go to the hospital where oxygen is administered. Also, certain drugs may be given intravenously.

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