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