ASTHAMA

WHAT IS ASTHAMA

A condition in which a person's airways become inflamed, narrow and swell and produce extra mucus, which makes it difficult to breathe.Asthma can be minor or it can interfere with daily activities. In some cases, it may lead to a life-threatening attack. Asthma may cause difficulty breathing, chest pain, cough and wheezing. The symptoms may sometimes flare up.

SYNTOMS

Asthma symptoms vary from person to person. You may have infrequent asthma attacks, have symptoms only at certain times — such as when exercising — or have symptoms all the time. Asthma signs and symptoms include:
  •  Shortness of breath
  • Chest tightness or pain
  •  Wheezing when exhaling, which is a common sign of asthma in children
  •  Trouble sleeping caused by shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing
  • Coughing or wheezing attacks that are worsened by a respiratory virus, such as a cold or the flu

ASTHMA TRIGGERS

Exposure to various irritants and substances that trigger allergies (allergens) can trigger signs and symptoms of asthma. Asthma triggers are different from person to person and can include:
  • Airborne allergens, such as pollen, dust mites, mold spores, pet dander or particles of cockroach waste
  • Respiratory infections, such as the common cold
  • Physical activity
  • Cold air
  • Air pollutants and irritants, such as smoke
  • Certain medications, including beta blockers, aspirin, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others) and naproxen sodium (Aleve)
  • Strong emotions and stress
  • Sulfites and preservatives added to some types of foods and beverages, including shrimp, dried fruit, processed potatoes, beer and wine
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition in which stomach acids back up into your throat
 

WHY ONE SHOULD CHOOSE AYURVEDA?

  •  Works on the root-cause! Unlike other treatment procedures that jump straight to symptom management ,Ayurveda plans to address the root-cause of the disease. It begins by detoxifying the body so that medicines can work better towards treating the actual root –cause of the disease .
  • More than just medicines Other than medicines, the diet and lifestyle play a very important role in complementing the effect of medicines as well as sustaining the benefit of treatment after the medicines have ended. So, Ayurveda equally focuses on your diet & lifestyle.
  •  Reduces future health risks Since Ayurveda focuses on the root-cause of the disease , it effectively reduces the risk of severe health complications arising out of the untreated underlying cause. Patience who complete their Ayurveda treatment have reduced risk of health complications later