Asthma and Allergies
Pulmonology / / August 12, 2017
Asthma in itself refers to allergic diseases.Allergies - is modified and often improved the body's sensitivity to a particular substance (pollen, animal hair, dust, food, tobacco, cosmetic creams and, unfortunately, much, much more).Never attempt to remove the allergic reaction, since medicines are capable to provoke her.If
attacks "come" at night, give up the feather pillows, duvets or blankets, clean carpets.Room Vacuum daily and wipe with a damp cloth.
Asthma can also occur as a result of a genetic predisposition, and from which developed over the years, increased reactivity.All this dictates a different treatment strategy.One patient needed drugs, eliminating inflammation, others - drugs, "pacify" the allergy, the third - medicines that relieve bronchospasm.
During an asthma attack disrupted breathing.And there is the fact that narrows the lumen of the bronchi due to compression of the smooth musculature and mucus plugging viscous (it starts to produce in excess edematous and swollen mucosa).The
asthma patients are very useful walking outdoors. But, walking, do not forget about the special gymnastics: breath 1 step and breath - to 2. After 7-10 days, a breath do 2 steps, and exhale - at 4. After another 7-10 days breath - up to 3 stops, exhale - at 4. If you can, bring the breath up to 4 steps, and exhale - to 8. Those who easily tolerate such a rhythm, you can try to inhale for 5, and exhale on the 10 steps.
When deciding about the rest, remember: all suffering from respiratory diseases harmful climate change.You can take a chance to move to distant lands, if the trip is designed for 2-3 months (and then under the condition that asthma is not severe).
- Asthma: Causes, symptoms, treatment, first aid
- inhaler spacer (Spacer).How to use an inhaler spacer
- complex of therapeutic exercises in bronchial asthma
- Nebulizer.How to use a nebulizer
- Allergic rhinitis (hay fever): causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention
- peak flow meter for asthma control.How to use a peak flow meter
now about nutrition in asthma. from the diet should exclude any canned food (fruit drinks, condensed milk, canned food), bright red apples, strawberries, cherries, citrus, color and sauerkraut, mushrooms, beets, chocolate.It is necessary to limit the intake of salt and sugar.Seldom eat raw carrots, tomatoes, grapes, watermelons, melons, pork, lamb, milk.What remains?
Chickens (boiled without skin), beef, fish (boiled or fried in vegetable oil), any cereal (just boil water, and then they can fill with cream, vegetable oil), cottage cheese, yogurt, yogurt, fermented baked milk.Often include in the menu vegetables (cucumbers, lettuce and onions, raw cabbage, spinach and turnips, boiled carrots).Potatoes, peeled before cooking it is necessary to bear in running water for 8 hours.Occasionally, you can pamper yourself with a slice of salted cucumber or a piece of herring soaked in milk.