Asthma is a long term inflammatory disease of the airways which makes the airways narrow making it difficult to breathe. The swelling causes increased mucus production which further worsen the condition.
Tightness in chest
Wheezing while exhaling
Allergy to substances like dust, animal dander, pollens etc.
Respiratory infections like cold, sinusitis etc.
Certain medications like NSAIDS, Anti hypertensive medications etc.
Preservatives added to food
Family history of Asthma
Having any other allergic health condition like atopic dermatitis
Exposure to passive smoking
Occupational allergens like pesticides, chemicals used in hairdressing etc.
Wear mask to avoid pollution or any other allergen like dust, pollens etc.
Avoid using heavy curtains, carpets at home that catches dust easily.
Keep pets out of your room
Open windows and doors while cleaning.
Asthma is treated after proper assessment of patient according to the principles of Ayurveda. Shaman therapy, Shodhan therapy or panchkarma like Shirodhara, Nasya, Vaman etc. are administered according to the severity of symptoms.