17 October 2010


Asthma is a Greek word meaning "panting or shortness of breath."

It is a chronic respiratory disease caracterizadapor difficulty breathing due to narrowing of the bronchi and bronchioles is commonly seen in people with allergies. 
Flare-ups often occur in spring and fall or adverse weather conditions and when there are only a few storms and cold air can cause this evil.
It is sometimes caused also by hyperventilation, certain drugs or chemicals, strenuous exercise, hypoglycemia, respiratory infections (bronchitis) , intense and emotional emotions (panic or anxiety , worries and anxieties), the fur of animals (cats , dogs, rabbits, etc..) snuff smoke, dust in the house or commercial food additives ( metabisulfite, monosodium glutamate, sodium caseinate and calcium).
The most common symptoms of asthma are:
  • Rapid pulse, more than 90 beats per minute.
  • Cough and expectoration.
  • Difficulty breathing.
  • Wheezing when exhaling the air and when inhaled.
  • Disnea o Fatiga
Clearly, asthma should be subject to medical monitoring. However, there are some natural remedies for asthma, used in antiquity, and can be used in a complementary way if the doctor deems appropriate.

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