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AsthmaAsthma is a disorder that affects 20 of Australians in their childhood It causes airways to narrow making it difficult to breathe Symptoms may include loss of breathe in cold weather wheezing and whistling It may occur periodically in sudden sharp attacks When an attack occurs -The muscles around the wind pipe tighten shrinking the airways The wind pipe lining then swells picture and a mucus called phlegm develops causing the cough to intensify and slightly more painful What are the Causes and Triggers for asthma Attacks of Asthma occur due to a blockage in the bronchial tubes This blockage results from a spasm that narrows the windpipe causing breathing difficulty for the sufferer Asthma Triggers are things that make Asthma worse Usual triggers are -Respiratory infections eg Colds flu sore throats and bronchitisAllergic reactions sometimes cause Asthma eg Pollen foods dust animal fur or some seed Air irritants similar to Allergic reactions eg Cigarette smoke gases or dust Excessivestrenuous exercise can cause an Asthma attack Emotional Stress can also trigger an Asthma attack Symptoms of AsthmaSymptoms include wheezing from the chest or a slight whistling is heard when inhaling Its even louder when exhaling Tightness of the chest lung and lung area are closely associated with Asthma Treatment for asthmaThere is no cure for Asthma but there are steps that doctors take to help relieve the symptoms of AsthmaAs a first step doctors try to remove or get the patient to avoid Asthma triggers such as animal dander eg Fur or hairs These are very likely to trigger an Asthma attack Places where animals dwell are advised to be kept clear of for a sufferer Since it is impossible to remove or avoid all triggers there are medications that can be taken Such as -- Anti - Inflammatory Drugs these reduce swelling of the windpipe and its lining Oral Steroids - prednisone and prednisolone quickly reduce inflammation during an attack Inhaled medicines -
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