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Chinese Nutritional Therapies For The Different Types Of Asthma

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A condition involving a diffused inflammation of the upper respiratory tract, asthma can be initiated by a variety of stimuli, leading to reversible partial or total constriction of the bronchi. Signs and symptoms include wheezing, dyspepsia, coughing, and chest tightness. Asthma diagnosis is established based on the patient’s pulmonary function examinations, physical examination, and medical history. Treatment includes avoiding the triggering factors and drugs, usually with the use of inhaled corticosteroids and nasal β2-adrenergic receptor … Continue reading

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November 7th, 2017 at 4:49 pm

Asthma Acupuncture Has Been Around Since Ancient Times

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Acupuncture for the treatment of asthma has been around for thousands of years, with its roots in the culture of China. Modern Western medicine may provide you with treatments that effectively address the symptoms of asthma; it however, does not have any cure for asthma itself.

The reason for this is that beyond the asthmatic symptoms of breathing problems, sneezing, coughing,, and wheezing, asthma has more to do with your overall health particularly your immune … Continue reading

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May 12th, 2015 at 4:33 am

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Acupuncture for Asthma

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There are about 20 million US citizens who suffer from asthma every year. Conventional treatment choices for asthma are limited to bronchodilators and steroid inhalers. These drugs are useful in treating the symptoms of asthma; however, they have side effects when used in the long-term and those side effects can be extreme. Natural treatments for asthma abound especially for chronic asthma that can provide effective remedy without the side effects that asthma drugs give.

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May 9th, 2014 at 7:15 am

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Asthma Treatments and Drugs

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Unfortunately asthma has no known cure and is a chronic type of disease. The aim of asthma therapy, therefore, is to control the symptoms and their frequency. Asthma treatment should:

  • Block bouts of asthma which may necessitate hospitalization
  • Enable you to live a normal life and help you sleep well at night
  • Enable you to enjoy healthy lung function
  • Lessen your need for instant relief medications
  • Hinder discomforting and chronic symptoms like shortness of breath
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December 16th, 2013 at 6:50 am

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Asthma – Preparing for your Appointment

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When you begin suffering from more severe attacks of asthma, the best thing to do is to consult your general practitioner or family doctor.  After assessing your condition, your GP or physician may refer you to either a pulmonologist or an allergist. Time limitations to your appointment may require you to be well prepared to get the most information possible for your condition. Listed below are relevant information to make you well prepared as well … Continue reading

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October 18th, 2013 at 2:09 am

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