19 August 2011

What happens if you start an exercise in crisis?

  1. Strive to be calm. If you have made the basic rules, the crisis should not be very strong.
  2. Stop exercising.
  3. Allow to breathe. The partners should not be built around the person having the attack
  4. Take bronchodilator medications as soon as possible.
  5. Start wheezing. Pucker your lips as if about to whistle. This type of breathing allows air to escape the lungs and prevents rapid and shallow breathing, and chest "swell."
  6. When the crisis is resolved, try to go back to class to finish if you are very tired, but make the exercise more smoothly.
  7. If the patient does not recover as in the past should take another dose of bronchodilator and consult a doctor or go to a hospital.

15 August 2011

Prevention of asthma-triggers

Each has its own asthma triggers of crisis ... but it is well known that there are certain substances that are responsible for the vast majority of patients ...
In varying degrees of susceptibility every patient can usually recognize which are the substances most frequently involved in crisis ...
In other evidence that can be done to know exactly how that is the most allergenic substance for our patient and thus can avoid them with more emphasis or desensitization therapies make them.
The most common are:
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Allergens are substances that (just) trigger allergy symptoms, there is a large group of them but the most common to find in our homes are:
• Pollen
• Mold from moisture
• Dust mites
• Animal dander
• Certain foods
It is important to avoid contact with these substances since this measure greatly improves airway function of asthmatics, reducing the number of seizures.
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The airways of asthmatics have a hyperreactivity to certain substances, this can be explained as if, for example, we put salt on a wound, it would burn and ignite much the same goes for inflamed bronchial tubes (they are too sensitive to we put irritants). These irritants are:
Smoke anything, but mainly because it is the cigarette that is in contact with more people regularly.
Contact with substances that normally would not and especially repetition (as in work) gases, chemicals , powder.
Strong odors such as perfumes, household cleaners, hair sprays, cooking fumes, paints, varnishes.
Particles in the air and coal dust, chalk dust, talcum
Change in weather, such as changes in temperature and humidity, atmospheric pressure changes.
Of these by far the most common irritant is cigarette smoke. Several studies have indicated a higher incidence of asthma in children whose mothers smoke. No one should smoke in the home of an asthmatic.
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Viral infections of the upper airway from a common cold, angina, laryngitis, flu, more committed to paintings as bacterial pneumonia (which is lower airways)

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Uncontrolled exercise
Strenuous physical exercise without taking the necessary precautions, or be prepared also cause asthma attacks. Mouth breathing, exercising in cold, dry air, or prolonged aerobic demand such as distance running can trigger asthma attacks.

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Gastroesophageal reflux disease.
gastroesophageal reflux disease, this can trigger asthma attacks and is generally a little factor taken into account by ordinary physicians.

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There are certain drugs that are often causes of asthma attacks by different mechanisms, we have the most frequent aspirin, ibuprofen or other anti-inflammatory crises that typically trigger up to 20 percent of patients, nonselective beta blockers (propranolol), angiotensin of angiotensin converting enzyme (enalapril) that makes about 10 percent.

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For some people, eating certain foods or eating certain ingredients can trigger asthma symptoms. These factors may be milk, eggs, nuts, wheat, fish and shellfish. If any of these foods cause asthma attacks, the best remedy is to avoid them.

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Emotional Anxiety
Emotional factors alone can not cause asthma. However, anxiety and nervous stress can cause fatigue, which in turn can increase asthma symptoms and aggravate an attack.

As with any chronic condition, rest, nutrition and adequate exercise are important for overall wellbeing and can help manage asthma.

12 August 2011

Asthma and Pregnancy

Having asthma does not necessarily mean having a complicated pregnancy. With proper management of asthma and appropriate medical care during pregnancy, most women with asthma can experience healthy pregnancies .
According to a National Asthma Education for the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control Diseases (National Asthma Education Group for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is the acronym CDC), asthma is one of the most common diseases that can complicate a pregnancy. In some cases, the diagnosis of asthma is not made ​​until the woman becomes pregnant. The way in which asthma affects a woman during pregnancy varies, including:
  • A third of women experience no change in their asthma symptoms.
  • A third of pregnant women experience more severe symptoms of asthma.
  • A third of pregnant women experience relief of symptoms of asthma.
  • The symptoms may become more severe between 29 and 36 weeks of pregnancy.
Treating asthma properly during pregnancy is important . The Uncontrolled asthma can lead to decreased oxygen to the mother, which, in turn, affects the fetus. 's asthma is not under control can lead to any of the following complications :

Possible complications for the mother smokes

Asthma, when not controlled, can put undue stress on the mother as well as the fetus. Lack of oxygen not only deprive the mother but also the fetus. Other complications from uncontrolled asthma for the mother include:
  • Preeclampsia (also known as toxemia in pregnancy.) - A pregnancy disorder characterized by increased blood pressure, fluid retention and protein in the urine.
  • Gestational hypertension - high blood pressure during pregnancy.
  • Hyperemesis gravidarum - a pregnancy disorder characterized by prolonged vomiting, weight loss, and fluid and electrolyte imbalances.
  • Vaginal bleeding - bleeding through the vagina.
  • Induced labor or complicated, or both - the beginning of labor to give birth to the fetus or labor that may cause complications for the mother and fetus.   

Possible complications for the fetus

The absence of oxygen to the fetus from the mother can lead to many health problems in the fetus, including the following:
  • Perinatal mortality.
  • Intrauterine growth retardation - poor fetal growth in the uterus, causing the fetus to be smaller than normal for gestational age.
  • Premature birth.
  • Low birth weight.
  • Neonatal hypoxia - inadequate oxygen to the cells.

10 August 2011

Recommended sports for people with asthma

According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, is the acronym AAAAI), the recommended sport for people with asthma is swimming , due to the temperate environment, wet, the greater muscle tone and horizontal position (which may actually loosen mucus from the bottom of the lungs).
Among other sports recommended include the following:
  • Baseball.
  • Football.
  • Golf.
  • Gimnasia.
  • Running short distances.
  • Surf.
  • Wrestling.
Sports that may aggravate exercise-induced asthma include:
  • Cross-country skiing.
  • Basketball.
  • Long-distance running.
  • Hockey sobre hielo.
However, with proper management and preparation, most people with asthma can participate in any sport.
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