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Allergic asthma is a type of asthma which is caused due to inhaling allergens. It is one of the commonly seen types of asthma in many people. When people come across allergens and inhale them, they will have the symptoms of asthma. When people inhale allergens their muscles around airways gets swollen, mucus is formed and leads to breathing problems. Allergic asthma is also a respiratory disease. People with allergic asthma become very sensitive and tend to produce more mucus in lings which again leads to difficulties in breathing.

Some common allergens that tend to allergic asthma are dust mites, pollen from trees and grass, animal dander, cockroaches and mold. When people come in contact with these allergens, their immune system over reacts and tightens muscles around bronchial tubes. Some other factors like smoking, pollution, cold breeze and strong odours like air fresheners, chemical cleaners and perfumes also triggers allergic asthma affects in many people. Allergic asthma can be hereditary i.e. it runs in families. Allergic asthma can be severe and sometimes it can be life threatening. Diagnosis and treatment are very important for allergic asthma. Avoiding triggers is the best way to control allergic asthma, to be safe and control asthma attack individuals should avoid allergens and also other factors which causes irritation and leads to simple illnesses. In few people food items and treatment remedies also can lead to allergic asthma.
Some important treatments available to treat allergic asthma are

  • Immunotherapy (allergy shots)
  • Leukotriene modifier
  • Anti immunoglobulin E therapy

Though allergic asthma attacks are not completely preventable, they can be managed and severity can be controlled by few lifestyle changes and by avoiding triggers and environment.

Symptoms of Allergic Asthma :

Symptoms for allergic asthma and asthma are quite common, they are

  • Coughing
  • Wheezing
  • Chest tightness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Increased rate of breathing
  • Running nose
  • Congestion
  • Anaphylaxis (high allergic reaction)
  • Swollen face or tongue

To control the severity of allergic asthma individuals should avoid triggers, stop smoking, taking remedies, control weight, have healthy diet, use air filters, avoid pets and control stress. Allergic asthma attacks are common in cold weather and in seasonal changes. People with allergic asthma need to take extra care during seasonal changes and cold weathers. Senior citizens with allergic asthma need to be extra careful and take their prescriptions regularly to avoid severe attacks. Allergic asthma attacks can be severe in elder people as they low immunity when compared to others, is more susceptible to infections, diseases and allergies.

Homeopathy Treatment :

Homeopathy treatment for allergic asthma and asthma is very effective and safe. Homeopathy treatment uses substances made of plants, vegetables and minerals hence they are safe and have no side effects when compared to other alternative treatments. Homeopathy not just aims to treat asthma or allergic asthma but it also targets to improve immunity and body’s self healing mechanism to avoid and protect body from other illnesses. Homeopathy not only targets at treating inflamed airways or symptoms of allergic asthma but it focuses on in depth cause of inflammation and provides relief. A homeopath offers treatment based on symptoms, family history and also based on the allergens to provide accurate results.

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