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Increasing  graph of pollution is prime reason of asthma in Jaipur after Delhi

Special on World Asthma Day


Overview

All around the world May 3 is called as World Asthma Day. If you frequently experience shortness of breath or you hear wheezy sound in your chest on breathing, this is the symptoms of asthma or you may have asthma. If people with asthma are exposed to a substance to which they are sensitive or a situation that changes their regular breathing patterns, the symptoms can become more severe.
Asthma symptoms affects more on children’s as compare to adult. Asthma often runs in families – According to World Health Organizations about half of the causes are due to genetic susceptibility and half result from environmental factors like urbanization. Asthma can be best managed by an allergist and yoga.


Causes

Asthma causes such as ragweed, pollen, animal dander or dust mites and also irritants in the air like smoke, chemical fumes or strong odors.
According to Dr. B S Sharma Head of pediatric medicine Unit department SMS College Jaipur said that – He was said make more effect on urban children’s. He was make a study on this topic and had conducts two studies on urban school children’s – one in 2008 to 2009 and the second one from 2011 to 2012. On the first study resulted that 7.59% children have asthma. In the second study, the prevalence of asthma was 18.63%. This was the very serious matter for Jaipurits.


Asthma Symptoms in Children

Dr. B S Sharma said that among children, if there is frequent and repeated coughing while running or walking fast, it shows that the child is showing asthma symptoms.


Common symptoms to watch for asthma are

  • Coughing, especially at night
  • Frequent colds that settle in the chest
  • A wheezing or whistling sound when breathing, especially when exhaling
  • Trouble breathing or fast breathing that causes the skin around the ribs.

Asthma Treatment

There are many type of medicines are available in markets but the proper treatment will take under the guidance of doctor. Mostly people take two kind of treatment which was – quick relief medicines and long term control medicines.
But when you take medicines then you should talk with your allergist. Your allergist will work with you to find the right medicine, or combination of medicines, to manage your asthma and will adjust the dosage based on your symptoms and control. The goal is to have you feel your best with the least amount of medicine.


Quick-relief medicines are taken at the first sign of symptoms for immediate relief:

  • Short-acting inhaled beta2-agonists
  • Anticholinergic


Both types of drugs are bronchodilators, meaning that they expand the passageways into the lungs , allowing more air in and out and improving breathing. Some of the people take steroid without the permission of doctor it is very harmful because steroids are powerful drugs that can be dangerous when not taken as prescribed. The best available medical research shows that when taken as directed, inhaled corticosteroids — a kind of steroid — are safe and well tolerated, and are one of the most effective medications for asthma treatment.


Yoga is also one of the best treatments for asthma patients because there is no side effect of yoga and it is good for all internal part of body. Regular yoga can beat the asthma and make feeling patients relax. Some of the basic ashan of yoga can provide better relief from the asthma.


Important Yoga Ashan for asthma patients


Bhujashan


Anulaome – Vilome praniyam


Bhastrika praniyam


Dhanuashan

 


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