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Asthma & Breathing Difficulty treatment

Asthma is characterized as chronic inflammation of the lungs that narrows the air passages. As the airways become swollen and sore, they become sensitive and may react to different irritants. Reactions can result in coughing, wheezing, chest pain, and trouble breathing. These symptoms often happen more frequently in the mornings and evenings. If the reaction is more severe than usual, it is referr View more...
The cause of asthma is unknown. It is believed to be caused by a combination of factors including genetic tendency to develop allergies, certain respiratory conditions contracted during childhood, whether the parents have asthma, and exposure to certain allergens or viral infections early in life while the immune system is developing. Cold air, temperature changes, and humidity have also been foun View more...
Common Symptoms
Shortness or breath, chest constriction, wheezing, increase in respiratory and pulse rates.
Rare Symptoms
Edema, sleep apnea.
Traditional Treatment
Steroids, inhalers, immunotherapy, corticosteroids.
Alternative Treatment
Amala, ginger, exercise, caffeine, yoga.
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Famous People with Asthma
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Lindsay Lohan

Lohan made headlines in 2008 when she went to a Miami emergency room suffering from an acute asthma attack.


John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy

He often used amphetamines to control asthma symptoms.

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Diane Keaton

Keaton reportedly suffers from adult-onset asthma and once played at an asthmatic cat lover.

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Jackie Joyner-Kersee's breathing difficulties were first diagnosed as bronchitis, then mononucleosis.

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