Asthma || Its Cause, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Asthma is a long term infection, that affects breathing tubes or airways of the person …

Asthma is a chronic disease that affects the breathing passages of your lungs. It occurs due to a long term infection in breathing passages.

In this disease, your airways becomes narrow and swell and also produce extra mucus.

According to a survey, 17 million people are affected with this disease in the United State ( U.S. ). And more then 500 patients are died each year from this disease in the world.

Symptoms :

The symptoms of this disease vary from person to person.

  • Shortness of breathing
  • Chest pain
  • During exhale the whistling or wheezing sound occurs.
  • Cough occurs during cold or flu.
  • Palm and sweaty face
  • Tired puffy eyes
  • Muscle of neck becomes tight
  • Difficulty in talking
  • Feeling tired
  • Dry caugh

Causes :  

  • Air pollution
  • Genetics
  • Common cold condition
  • Several chemical substances
  • Dust mites
  • Excess smoking
  • Change in wheather
  • Strong smell
  • Animals or pat
  • Drinks alcohol
  • Allergy

Home Remedies :  

Here are some home remedies that helps to relief in this disease :

Mustard oil :

Mustard oil is good for this disease.

  • Take a bowl.
  • Add 2 to 4 camphor in it.
  • Add mustard oil in it.
  • Mix it well.
  • Warm it.
  • Apply this mixture all over the chest.
  • Massage it well.

Drink Ginger Tea :-

According to research, ginger has multiple benefits for your heath and beauty. It also helps to reduce your headaches and stress.

Needs :-
  1. A piece of raw ginger root
  2. 1 cup water
Method :-
  • Take a pan.
  • Add the water in it.
  • Now, add crushed ginger in it.
  • Now, boil it.
  • You may add a pinch of salt in it.
  • Now, filter it.
  • Drink this ginger tea few times throughout the day until you get relief.

Garlic :-

Garlic is a natural antibiotic that helps ward off infections, viruses and even allergies. Some people eat raw garlic and some drink its juice to keep the doctor away.

  • Take two raw cloves of garlic.
  • Remove its skin.
  • Grind it.
  • Filter it.
  • Drink the juice.

Honey :

Honey has been a source of  treatment and nutritional value since ancient times. It has several health benefits and so is widely used.

  • Take a glass of  hot water.
  • Add one teaspoon of honey in it.
  • Mix it well.
  • Drink it slowly.
  • Do this process three times in a day.

Drink Lemon-water :

Lemon is full of Vitamin C and Vitamin B. It contains citric acid, so acetic in nature. It is one of the best natural source of energy.

  1. Take a glass of water.
  2. Add the juice of half lemon in it.
  3. Add a little honey and salt.
  4. Stir it well.
  5. Drink it at regular intervals until you recover completely.

Carom seeds :

Carom seeds helps to relief in this disease.

  • Take a bowl.
  • Add one teaspoon of carom seeds in it.
  • Add some water in it.
  • now, boil it for few seconds.
  • After that, cover your face and this bowl with towel.
  • Inhale the steam.

Note : You can also drink it.

Diagnosis :  

Your doctor may check your physical examination and suggest you to :

  1. Chest X -Ray
  2. Blood test
  3. Skin tasting
  4. Sputum test
  5. Pulmonary function test
Some Advice :
  1. Drink warm water.
  2. Drink fruit juice and eat salad. The nutrients found in them boosts immune system.
  3. A healthy and nutritious food diet helps in fast recovery and provides immune to body to fight from external agents.
  4. Take rest. It is suggested not to go for any physical work until you are back to normal.