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1 year ago
Does alcohol increase asthma attacks?
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1 year ago
Although drinking alcohol is not a well-established cause of asthma, it can act as a trigger in some asthmatic patients leading to worsening of asthma attacks. Possible reasons may be related to acid reflux in alcoholics that can worsen asthma. Also, some alcoholic beverages may contain preservatives that may trigger asthma attacks.
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1 year ago
Are asthma inhalers addictive?
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1 year ago
No, asthma inhalers are not addictive. Asthma is a chronic or long-term disease that require prolonged treatment with inhaled medications like salbutamol, budesonide, fluticasone, etc. During such long-term treatment you may feel that you are becoming addicted to them. However, do not stop your medication without your physician's advice.
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1 year ago
Does exercise worsen asthma?
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1 year ago
Yes, exercise is an important factor that may worsen your asthma symptoms and it is called exercise-induced asthma. It may start during exercise and become worse after 10 to 15 min. Exercise causes hyperventilation, i.e., fast breathing, due to which there is loss of water and heat from the airway linings leading to release of inflammatory mediators. These mediators can worsen asthma.
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1 year ago
How is asthma diagnosed?
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1 year ago
There is no single test for asthma. Diagnosis is made on the basis of medical history, family history, history of allergies, possible triggers, and lung function tests (like spirometry and peak flow monitoring).
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1 year ago
Is asthma life-threatening?
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1 year ago
Asthma can be life-threatening if not controlled properly. Deaths occur more frequently in adults than children. The single factor leading to severe or fatal asthma attacks seems to be a delay in administering appropriate drug therapy. Having an action plan in place, working with your doctor, recognizing the triggers and early warning signals of an attack can all contribute to a decrease in the frequency and severity of attacks.
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1 year ago
Are asthma inhalers recyclable?
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1 year ago
Asthma inhalers can be used again and again as per requirement and physician’s prescription till sufficient amount of medication is present in it, but it should be within expiry date mentioned on it usually around 1 year. Nowadays, inhalers come with the counters on it which guide us about amount of medication remaining in it. If counter is not there, patients should get education from physicians regarding how to track dosages and when to replace your inhaler.
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1 year ago
Which asthma inhalers contain steroids?
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1 year ago
Inhaled steroids appears to be promising in treatment of asthma. Some of the commonly used inhaled steroids include Budecort (budesonide), Flohale (fluticasone), and Beclate (beclomethasone dipropionate).
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1 year ago
Why asthma is worse at night?
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1 year ago
Asthma which may become worse at night is called nocturnal asthma. Exact cause of nocturnal asthma is not known, but various mechanisms are proposed. There is night time increase in inflammatory cells and some chemicals that may be responsible for asthma attacks. At night time, functions of some receptors present in the airways and lungs may be disturbed leading to worsening of asthma.
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1 year ago
Is asthma an infectious disease?
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1 year ago
Infectious disease means a disease that is caused by microorganisms like viruses, bacteria, etc. Exact cause of asthma is still not very well known, but various risk factors are involved in its causation. Some research studies have shown that few viruses like rhinovirus, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and some bacteria like chlamydia are involved in development of asthma.
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1 year ago
Is asthma and eczema related?
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1 year ago
Eczema is an allergic condition characterized by inflamed and itchy skin. Individuals who are prone to get allergies show a number of related allergic diseases at a time like asthma, eczema, allergic rhinitis (runny nose), etc. Genetic and environmental factors play an important role in it.
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1 year ago
Is asthma an emergency condition?
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1 year ago
Not all asthma patients need emergency treatment, but when severe exacerbations occur, asthma can be life-threatening and become an emergency condition. Patients with such severe asthmatic attacks should receive treatment with oxygen and injectable medications at earliest.
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1 year ago
Are asthma medicines habit-forming?
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1 year ago
Medications used to treat asthma are not addictive; however, because asthma is a chronic disease, long-term use of medicine is often needed to manage the condition and prevent asthma attacks. It’s important to follow your doctor’s recommendations for treatment, even when symptoms are well controlled.
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