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Home Remedies For Asthma
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Home Remedies For Asthma

One thing I do not miss from my childhood growing up was watching my brother go through asthma attack after asthma attack. It is the most helpless feeling a person can have.Back when we grew up there was not much info on what caused asthma and what triggered the attacks. My parents being big smokers who both paid for it with their lives, were constantly smoking around him, and so triggered many attacks without even knowing they were doing it.I ended up being the lucky one when younger as it never seemed to bother me, or so I thought. I now know better as I myself have developed a bit of lung damage from being exposed to cigarette smoke.But smoking is only one cause for this disease.

What other causes are there?

Many things can trigger asthma attacks, including but not limited to mold, dirt, dust, cold weather, smoking which we covered, exercise, animals, and the list can go on and on. What happens is the airways swell up and start constricting and the person feels they can not breathe, which is a horrible feeling.He/she will start wheezing, coughing, and their chest will feel all tightened up, and they can even pass out.

How do you combat the attacks?

This is the magic question. Most people do everything they can think of to illuminate the triggers that cause the attacks. This can be as simple as stopping smoking, staying indoors on the really cold days, keeping the house clean, to ripping out carpet and installing hard wood floors and filtration systems, even mold removal, which is very expensive.One can take it to any extreme if they are trying to help a family member who suffers.

Is there any medicine for this?

Short acting beta2-adrenoceptor agonists like salbutamol, are used to get through an attack.They are called rescuers and they sometimes can be the difference maker. Longer term treatments usually involve inhaling Glucocorticoids, or in chronic cases steroids must be used. The good news is that more and more people are using alternative treatments for asthma, and the numbers are rising. Over 50 % of people with asthma are turning to alternative treatment, and natural home remedies.

There is light at the end of the tunnel. More and more people are aware of how damaging smoking can be, and this is leading to less and less smokers and less and less cases of Asthma.

I know my brother found his solution right out of high school. He moved to Denver, Colorado, and within a year of his move all symptoms of Asthma disappeared. Oh if it were only that easy every time for everyone.

Thanks for reading and please feel free to share this article and leave any questions and comments below.


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You're right, home remedies for asthma are important! I'm not inhaling steroids now (quite a blessing!) but there sure are a lot of side effects. Thanks for sharing through your links about alternative treatments for asthma and natural home remedies for this dreadful malady.

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  about 7 years ago

Any time Cynthia!

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  about 7 years ago

Great work...thanks for sharing..

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  about 7 years ago

You are welcome Alex!

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  about 7 years ago

As asthma related cases seems to be on the rise...nice read Shawn

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  about 7 years ago

It sure does, and it does not have to be that way!

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  about 7 years ago

Great Article Shawn, thanks for the read.

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  about 7 years ago

Thanks Alfed

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  about 7 years ago

My wife was diagnosed with Asthma last year when she was coming up to her 40th birthday, sorry hun I know your still 25 really. Anyway it came on all of a sudden when out walking the dogs she just couldn't catch a breath. We were both very shaken up. It took a few months of tests NHS is sloooow to realise it was indeed asthma. She now has 2 inhalers blue and brown which are used daily. We have been investigating other options so I will check out your site. Thanks for the info.

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  about 7 years ago

Check out all you can on this. There are many natural ways to treat it! Thanks for reading!

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  about 7 years ago

my son has viral induced asthma so this article hits home for me - fortunately it's not too bad and only affects him minimally in sports but does seem to take it's toll when he has a cold or the flu

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  about 7 years ago

I bet. Never any fun is it.

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  about 7 years ago

I know a few people that suffer from asthma and when one of them has a bad attack it can be quite frightening to witness.

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  about 7 years ago

It is a bad time when you can not breathe

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  about 7 years ago

I know asthma is a real scarey thing to have. Not smoking is a must for asthmatic people. So many things are contributors to attacks. You are so right. Shawn.

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  about 7 years ago

Thanks Sharon!

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  about 7 years ago

Asthma attacks really are scary! going to check out those natural remedies.

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  about 7 years ago

They do work, results vary of course, but always worth trying

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  about 7 years ago

would always rather go natural whenever possible.

  
  about 7 years ago

The worst asthma for me comes when I eat tomatoes! Do I stop eating them? No way! I love 'em too much. LOL Just suffer the consequences for a few hours! Thanks for the great info!

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Find a remedy that counter the attack and happy eating!

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  about 7 years ago

Thanks! I will do that!

  
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