Allergic asthma is a respiratory distress (dyspnea) caused by a reaction of the bronchi against an external agent which tries to protect.
Allergic asthma is defined as a reaction of the bronchi against an exterior element when trying to protect thus causing a respiratory distress (dyspnea). Its origin may be multifactorial, professional or caused by drugs.
Most asthma often develops during childhood rather than in adulthood. Non-allergic asthma usually disappear before adulthood.
There are two types of episodes; the acute episode is that when the person comes into contact with the allergen, there is an almost immediate reaction, causing an asthma attack. In an internal chronic inflammation of the bronchial tubes, contact with small amounts of allergen it causes irritation has subsequently causing problems to stimuli (snuff, air, exercise …).
Symptoms of allergic asthma
At first, the symptoms are mild and easy to control with medication, but there is a tendency to progressive deterioration.
An inflammation of the bronchi occurs causing severe respiratory distress.
Symptoms of allergic asthma are…
- Respiratory difficulties feeling of chest pressure.
- Dry cough.
- Blows breathing.
- Liquid constant runny nose.
- Cough that starts with contact with animals, in wet or dusty houses, or certain times of the year.
- Watery, bloodshot eyes.
- General lack of energy.
- General feeling of heaviness.
These symptoms are associated with mucus hypersecretion and edema of the bronchi.
Allergic asthma is a rather unknown origin, most often associated with symptoms of allergy. The most important allergens in the production of respiratory allergies are called aeroallergens…
- Hair pets (dog, cat, horse …).
- Pollen (grass, trees, cereals …).
- Dust mites (small arthropods present in mattresses, sofa, bed …).
- Industrial products.
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Herbal medicine for allergic asthma
- Plants with anti-histaminic action such as; knob, maritime pine, rosemary and golden sun.
- Rooibos in its infinite functions also serves the function of anti – histamine, reducing the symptoms of allergic picture.
- Quercetin is a bio-flavonoid very effective in reducing inflammatory processes also help control the symptoms of allergy.
Diet is important in controlling the symptoms of allergic asthma, these tips may be useful:
- Avoid foods rich in DAO, which are histamine-rich foods like eggs, chocolate, coffee, tea, tomatoes, chard, spinach, gluten, fermented, chickpeas.
- A vegetarian diet and celiac diet reduce cell inflation and moderation of animal protein helps decrease the amount of antibodies.
- Mediterranean diet rich in fruits, vegetables and nuts help control the system alert the immune system.
- It is important that the asthmatic person is well hydrated to expel mucus more easily.
Other effective therapies to treat allergic asthma are:
- Acupuncture: acupuncture can treat the symptoms of allergic picture, such as rhinitis, sinusitis, skin irritations …
- Yoga would be a good exercise to control your breathing.
- Homeopathy: may be another healing remedy, in the form of granules or vaccines.
- Immunotherapy: is to introduce the allergen as a vaccine, to decrease sensitivity. This treatment according to WHO modifies the course of the disease course.