Tips for Asthma

Remedies for Asthma

If you have asthma how to manage their lives is very important. To control asthma symptoms is essential to stay away from things that harm your airways and make appropriate treatment as directed by your doctor. If you have asthma, it is important to learn to take care of yourself and learn how both natural remedies such as diet can help reduce symptoms of asthma.

Have a plan of action

Typically, you have an action plan or life plan with your doctor to get a happy life without asthma will embitter life.

As part of this plan must take into account:

  • Tell your doctor about all medicines, drugs and natural remedies you are taking, lest any of them affects your asthma.
  • Follow your action plan for asthma in a strict and regular checkups.
  • Learn how to use their medications correctly. Ask your doctor to teach you to use your inhaler correctly (if used). This is very important. If not used inhalers correctly, less medication will enter the airways.

Identify potential hazards

You also need to learn to identify and avoid things that can worsen or trigger asthma symptoms. These include:

  • If dandruff and pet hair is a problem for you, keep your pet out of the house and / or at least outside his room and wash your pet often, or do not have pets.
  • Do not smoke or allow smoking in your home.
  • If pollen is a problem for you, stay home when the pollen count is high.
  • To control dust mites, wash your clothes, blankets, pillows and stuffed toys once a week with hot water. You can get special covers for mattress and pillows with dust proof.
  • To prevent colds and flu keep your immune system strong and take nutritional supplements that promote it.
  • If your asthma gets worse when you exercise or other routine physical activities like climbing stairs, talk to your doctor to find ways to be active without having asthma symptoms. Physical activity is important.
  • Try to keep humidity levels in the home between 30 and 50 percent. High humidity can promote growth of biological agents that can trigger asthma episodes. Use exhaust fans or open windows in the kitchen or bathroom areas when cooking, use the dishwasher, or taking a shower. Make sure clothes dryers are vented to the outside, and use a dehumidifier if necessary.
  • Avoid using humidifiers
  • Minimize exposure to combustion particles and gases that can cause breathing difficulties. Review annually combustion engines, furnaces, stoves, heaters to ensure proper operation. Change furnace filters according to the manufacturer's instructions, or every month or two months during periods of use.
  • Avoid aerosols as deodorants, perfumes or deodorant type fresheners, as well as odors of paints.
  • Keep the house clean to reduce allergens like microscopic dust mites, pollen and animal dander. Wash bedding frequently in hot water (55 C º). Try to eliminate insects in your home (cockroaches). Try to keep pets out of sleeping rooms for family members with asthma.

To clean the house vacuum system using a high efficiency on going abroad. If possible, remove carpets, curtains and all upholstered furniture in the rooms of patients with asthma.

Finally, adopt a healthy lifestyle. Eat a diet rich in fruits and vegetables and low in fats and sugars. Get enough rest, exercise regularly and try to find ways to manage stress in your life. And above all, fight asthma with natural therapies to help reduce asthma attacks and symptoms, even delete it completely from your life.

If your asthma seems to be getting worse, consult your doctor. You may need to change medications or do other things to make your asthma under control.

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