Asthma

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How do you get Asthma?

You get Asthma by having inflamed airways, which tighten up as you inhale a stimulus that further inflames your airways. This can cause an Asthma attack, which for further definition is a period of wheezing and difficult breathing.

Symptoms for Asthma

Symptoms for Asthma include losing your breath easily, especially at night. There can also be a tightening of the chest area, or pain and pressure. Also another symptom for Asthma include the Asthma attack. An Asthma attack is a period of wheezing, coughing and difficult breathing. An Asthma attack is caused by the the lungs reaction to an inhaled stimulus, examples would be, dust, mold, and other allergens.

So, what are the long term health affects for people with Asthma?

Long term health problems for people with lifelong Asthma can have various health problems due to their condition. These include developing lung problems over time, which could make a small Asthma attack prove fatal (though rare fortunately).

So how is Asthma treated?

Asthma is a chronic disease, which means it can never be cured. There are some ways to limit the effects of Asthma attacks however. A personally-prescribed inhaler can release chemicals into the airways, which will loosen them up, and allow the person to breathe better. The best way to prevent asthma is to stay away from places that might support Asthma causing stimulus.