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Asthma

Asthma

 

Asthma is a respiratory disease that occurs as a result of the narrowing of the respiratory tract, swelling of the bronchial tract, and blockage of the airways.

The cause of asthma is not precisely known. Asthma can be genetic and can occur from many diseases and causes. Asthma is a disease that results in a crisis that is seen as a symptom of the inability to breathe due to environmental causes.

As with all other diseases in asthma, attention should be paid to the diet in asthma. Asthma attacks can be reduced by paying attention to nutrition. In asthma, nutrition should be in the form of consuming foods containing fish, Vitamin E, and magnesium. Besides, care should be taken to maintain weight.

 

Who Gets Asthma?

 

Asthma is more likely to occur in people with asthma in their family. Children and infants are more likely to be seen than adults. The appearance of asthma in children and infants is a condition that depends on the habits of the mother. People's smoking during pregnancy exposure of the baby or child to smoking increases the likelihood of asthma. Asthma is a disease that occurs in all age groups.

 

What Causes Asthma?

 

Asthma can block the respiratory tract when sticky substances such as sputum and slime are secreted too much. Asthma allergy to certain substances causes asthma disease. People with bronchitis are also likely to have asthma. Although the cause of asthma is not precisely known, it can occur from hereditary, genetic, and environmental factors and some causes.

  • Respiratory-related diseases experienced in childhood
  • People with asthma in the family
  • Use of respiratory irritants
  • Exposure to infections
  • Allergic factors (pollen, mold, dust)
  • Ambient humidity
  • Cold weather
  • Season transitions
  • Smoking
  • Inhalation of substances such as perfumes and detergents
  • Flu and cold
  • Emotional changes (fear, anger, excitement)
  • Use of drugs that trigger asthma

 

In addition to such causes, working in professions that can cause the formation of asthma is among the factors that cause asthma. Asthma is a hazardous condition of very advanced dimensions. Asthma can occur in very advanced stages of sudden attacks and crises. Asthma can even lead to death if these sudden attacks and crises do not go away.

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