Signs and Symptoms of Asthma

What is Asthma?

The sudden spasm that occurs in the bronchi (the wind tubes that carry oxygen to lungs) results in an Asthmatic attack. The stimulator of such spasms may be smoke, cold or dry air, pollen, mold, and dust mites, hormonal changes in the body, frustration, depression, anger and stress. Asthma is mostly known to be a heredity illness.

Signs and Symptoms of Asthma

What is the outcome of an Asthma Attack?

When someone has had an Asthma attack, you could witness the following:

  1. Tightness in Chest
  2. Wheezing
  3. Shortness of breath
  4. Severe cough
  5. Increased heart rate etc.

As such, there is no proper and complete cure to Asthma; but the good news is that all forms of Asthma attacks-mild, moderate and severe can be completely managed and taken precautions for. More than medical aids for preventing this illness, home remedies and natural form of medicines will work miracles. Before we go into the simple details of such home remedies, let us quickly walk through the signs and symptoms of Asthma. Reading this will help you identify for such symptoms with your close ones or yourself too.

Signs and Symptoms of Asthma

Apart from the above said symptoms like tightness in chest, wheezing, shortness of breath etc., you should know that such symptoms are not common to every Asthma patient. Depending on the severity of the attack, the patient may suffer from short breath and dry cough for extended periods or periodic worsening of attacks. A few might have Asthma symptoms on a day-to-day basis too, making the condition even more critical.

In all, it is very important to identify the symptoms of this disease and keep it under control all the time.

Now coming to the home remedies which can help keep up your health, we have the following for you:

  • A strong cup of coffee is the standard medication of Asthma attacks
  • Visualize, visualize and visualize: When you have an attack of Asthma, it is essential that you take deep breaths and visualize in your mind that there are no spasms in your bronchi and that you are absolutely breathing healthy air into your lungs with no hurdles. This is a proven psychological effect that cures Asthma patients.
  • Evening primrose oil and omega 3 fatty acids can do the wonder: Rely on these capsules for your daily intake. These are said to remove the constraints and strain that your bronchi is going through.
  • Go for the natural anti-inflammatory: Go Yellow: Yes, we are referring to the turmeric. The all-in-one anti-inflammatory herb turmeric, which is handy in anyone’s kitchen, will do the wonder. Add a pinch of turmeric to your daily food and it will keep you protected of any Asthmatic attack.
  • Mint can help a great deal: Add mint oil drops to warm water and inhale the steam coming out of it. This will relieve you of the spasms too. You can also have a mint plant planted in your sit-out space or window. It will keep all the allergy causing factors at bay.
  • Hoping all these signs, symptoms and home remedies come handy. Take care!!!