Monday, August 1, 2011

Tips for Asthma sufferers

Tips for Asthma sufferers, Bronchial asthma is a disease caused by increased responsiveness of the airways, to various stimuli are characterized by a narrowing of the airways accompanied by an excessive discharge of mucus from glands in the walls of the airways, causing symptoms of coughing, wheezing and tightness. Airway constriction can recover and return to normal spontaneously with or without medication.

Tips for Asthma sufferers, Asthma can not be cured, but can be controlled. Thus, people with asthma will not show symptoms, able to work or play without constrained. Obatpun usage can be minimized, never heavy attack, and no abnormalities.

The onset of asthma symptoms such as cough, shortness of breath can be caused by factors that are not specific, such as cold air, pollution, air pressure changes, psychological factors and fatigue.

Regardless of the basis of symptom onset is the narrowing of the airways (bronchi), the surface of airway swelling (edema bronchus) and excesses mucus production (hypersecretion).

Asthma symptoms are shortness of breath and recurrent cough. To determine the severity of asthma attacks, it is also important to pay attention to how often, long and how great the attack. And how long the child is free of attacks.

As for knowing the cause, note the time or the activities of the child prior to the attack. Think, for example air, cigarettes, food / beverage, dust, physical activity, infections, drugs and so forth. There should also be records, so we get a clear picture of penyebabnya.Di in the family, usually have a history of asthma or allergies.

no treatment with drugs
1. Penyaktinya education on patient about his illness so he can respond properly;
2. Avoiding the cause / trigger an attack (an allergen), and the control environment;
3. Relaxation exercises, control over emotions and do gymnastics or sports that are useful to strengthen the respiratory muscles, like swimming;
4. Physiotherapy, making the mucus easier exit.

using drugs
1. Pelonggar breath, such as salbutamol, aminophylline
2. Preserver, such as prednisone, etc. dexametason.
3. Mucus thinners, such as bromhexin, ambroxol etc..

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