Asthma - Overview



What is Asthma?

Asthma (also called Bronchial Asthma) is a chronic disease that affects the tubes (bronchi) that carry air in and out of lungs. Whenever these tubes become inflamed due to any reason, three things happen:


 

Some of the allergens that are common culprits in cases of allergic rhinitis (nasal allergy):

  • > The muscles of these tubes contract

  • > There is excessive mucus production inside the tubes

  • > Constriction of the tubes occurs due to the above two reasons

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    Causes of Asthma

    The primary reason, why asthma (breathlessness, respiratory allergy, wheeze) develops in some people and not in others, is not well understood. However, certain risk factors have been identified that make a person more prone to develop this condition.


     

    One of the strongest risk factors for asthma is a combination of genetic tendency and exposure to allergens / irritants. The allergens or irritants form a large group and some of the common ones are mentioned here:

  • > Pollen and moulds

  • > House dust mites

  • > Air pollution

  • > Pet dander

  • > Tobacco smoke

  • > Chemical irritants in the workplace

  • > Strong perfumes

  • > Presence of any other kind of allergy

  • > Exposure to certain animals (including pets)

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    Apart from allergens/irritants, there are other things that can trigger an asthmatic attack:

  • > Physical exercise (known as Exercise-induced Asthma, this is triggered by rigorous physical exercise)

  • > Certain drugs like aspirin, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), Beta-blockers, etc.

  • > Chilly air,Viral infections,Certain foods & Changes in weather,etc.

  • > Hormonal changes such as those occurring in pregnancy, menopause, thyroid disorders, etc.

  • > Obesity & Heredity etc.

  • > Gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) – the reflux of the acid from the stomach into the food pipe (esophagus) can trigger asthma in sensitive individuals.

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    Homeopathic Treatment

    Healing safely, gently and surely!

     

    In a research conducted by professors at the University of Glasgow, Europe's largest medical school, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials showed that over 80% patients given a homeopathic remedy showed improvement, while only 38% of patients given a placebo experienced a similar degree of relief. Isn’t it time you took your step towards getting treated with Homeopathy?


    Our experience of treating more than thousand cases of asthma with homeopathy at our clinic shows that majority of patients experience significant improvement in their health after commencing treatment. The individualized treatment provided to the patients has helped thousands to overcome their suffering and lead a healthy life again.


    Reduced frequency and severity of attacks, shorter duration of the attacks and overall improved resistance are some of the prime benefits of homeopathic treatment as reported by most of our patients.