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Herbs and Ayurvedic Home Remedies for Asthma

Herbs and Ayurvedic Home Remedies for Asthma

Asthma is a respiratory disorder; it can be chronic or acute and occurs in both children and adults. It mainly occurs when, there is an obstruction in the lungs, it is triggered by air pollution, allergies, humidity, strong emotions, physical activity, sulfites and some medications.By controlling few dietary, lifestyle changes, medicines along with few herbs […]

12 Different ways to Prevent Asthma Attacks

12 Different ways to Prevent Asthma Attacks

Asthma attacks cannot be prevented completely, but you and your doctor working together by taking few simple and easy steps to prevent asthma. Here are 12 different ways to prevent asthma attacks naturally.  Changing your pillow and mattresses cover Use an allergy proof bed sheets and pillow covers. Change them daily and make sure that […]

The effects of smoking on Asthma

The Effects of Smoking on Asthma

Smoking can control appetite but it is harmful to lung, throat, bladder cancer, emphysema (chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases), chronic bronchitis, etc. It also leads to many health conditions like heart attacks, stroke, wrinkles of the skin and respiratory tract infections. A smoking pregnant woman will not only harm herself but also harm her child. Smoking […]

Breathing Techniques to Improve Lung Capacity

Breathing Techniques to Improve Lung Capacity

There are many breathing techniques which can increase and improve the lung capacity and volume. This will help you to store more air in lungs, increase the rate of oxygen transport in the lung tissue, you will not actually increase performance, but you would not deliver more oxygen to the working muscle faster. Why to […]

asthma vs COPD

Asthma Vs COPD – The Differences

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD and asthma have similar symptoms but they are not same conditions. In the cases one is like to experience shortness of breath, coughing, wheezing and similar symptoms and this makes it difficult for anyone to identify if it is asthma or COPD. However, there are certain differences between these […]

tips to help a patient with asthma attack

Tips to Help a Patient with Asthma Attack

An asthma attack is an unexpected worsening of any of the asthma symptoms and it is caused when the muscles around the trachea gets tightened, a condition better known as bronchospasm.  The lining of the trachea may get swollen or inflamed during asthma and more than normal mucus is produced. Some of the common symptoms […]

bronchitis vs asthma symptoms and treatments

Bronchitis vs Asthma Symptoms and Treatments

Both Bronchitis and Asthma cause breathing difficulty and are lung diseases in which the lower airways swell, that causes inflammation. While bronchitis can be a short term illness which lasts for several weeks, asthma can be a recurring disease which causes airway narrowing at regular intervals. Even though similarities exist between the two diseases, asthma […]

say goodbye to asthma triggers

Wish to Say Goodbye to Asthma Triggers? Find Out How

Asthma is a lifelong condition which can have different levels of affects and severity for different patients but still restricts each one of them from performing activities and engaging in tasks.  Asthma is triggered due to certain allergens, which may be different from different people. Not just for asthma patients but even for non-asthmatics, keeping […]

ways of treating asthma

Alternative Ways of Treating Asthma

When we talk of a non-drug treatment of curing asthma it is important to think of techniques of increasing the body’s ability to immune itself from the attacks. There have been many success stories in using these treatments though opinions vary across the globe regarding its efficacy. Below given are some of the alternative ways […]

tips for using asthma inhalers

Simple Tips for using Asthma Inhalers

As an asthma patient you might know how painful and troublesome it is when you undergo continuous wheezing and coughing. The only thing that comes in handy at that hour of desperation when you feel claustrophobic is an asthma inhaler. The most commonly used one is the metered dose inhaler. Some of you may want […]