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What is Asthma? - for Kids with Asthma





Only a doctor can diagnose asthma, you should always see one right away if you feel endangered. Some circumstances you should come equipped with for the doctors evaluation are: - Your medical history - What your symptoms are How frequently they occur How they change with medication Individual triggers for symptoms - Your own allergies - Your family history On your visit, a doctor will test your lung function, using peak flow monitoring and spirometry to determine how quickly you expel air. 

Living With Asthma: Breathe Easy Living with asthma means living with a sort of breathing disability. There are some things, like cigarette smoking, that asthma sufferers can never do. When you can t breathe easy, living with asthma seems like a real pain. But does it have to be? Some studies show that one in four Americans will be affected by asthma or allergies of some kind. 

Pollution from car and industry emission in built up areas, air pollution when air quality is low asthma attacks go up. Cockroaches can also be a big trigger and you should clean any areas where food and drink has been prepared to make sure they don t pay a visit. Pets can trigger asthma and it is better if you do not have any pets if you are a sufferer, but if you do have pets take as many precautions as you can, keep the pet outside if possible and never let pets in the bedroom. 

Learning the routine and getting it down helps make it much easier, and helps you learn how to make your routine much more efficient and speedy. For those living with asthma, this routine must be used to keep the air clean, breathable, and easy on the lungs. So what s the trick to keeping it clean? First things first, you want to regularly wash and air out linens and other fabrics in the home. 

The Internet is a great place to look to find information, and to learn what you can do to help yourself breathe a little easier even in the face of asthma. Learn how to cut down on pet dander, reduce dust mites, and eradicate cigarette smoke from the home. All of these things will help you breathe easier, and aggravate breathing conditions less. 

Being smoke-free actually helps everyone breathe a little easier in the home, not just people who live with asthma. When it's best for your breathing, it's the best thing to do for everybody. To learn more about living with asthma, and living a smoke-free life, look for resources and tools on the Internet.