Person suffering from asthma finds it difficult to breathe. It is a problem or disease of lungs. In asthma the channel connected to the lungs get inflamed. The passage becomes narrow and the person finds difficult to breathe. Mucus is also produced which makes the person more difficult to breathe. If anyone suffers from asthma demands immediate medical help as he or she after the attack of asthma faces a great problem while breathing. If immediate medical help is not given to the victim then there might be a fatal condition.
Though there are no definite causes of asthma but it may be due to faulty genes or influence of the environment. If both the factors combine together then the condition becomes more serious. Apart from this cause asthma may also be the result of various allergic diseases like hay fever or eczema. When the person is affected the breathing tubes are inflamed and narrowed down causing difficulty in breathing. The infected person becomes more allergic to chemical irritants, smoking, house dust etc. the condition aggravates if the person is suffering from emotional depression. So any person suffering from asthma must be careful about the allergies including the surroundings.
Some of the major symptoms of asthma are feeling tightness in the chest, difficulty in breathing and also the constant coughing. These are the symptoms which may vary according to the severity of the attack. But in severe cases immediate medical attention is necessary. Asthma is also caused by active or passive smoking.
Natural asthma treatments are there which must be followed strictly:
Arachidonic acid is a fat that causes inflammation in the body which also results in causing asthma. It is found on meat, egg yolks and shellfish. So intake of these foods should be avoided to prevent asthma as well as lessen its symptoms also. Either reduce its intake or increase the intake of beneficial fatty acids which are found in fish oil capsules, evening primrose oil and also in the borage.
Eating fresh fruits and vegetables are very effective for the treatment of the asthma naturally. Especially the fruits and vegetables like carrot, tomatoes, apples and leafy vegetables are very fruitful and protect us from asthma.
Some herbs are also very effective in the treatment of asthma. An herb known as ‘Butterbur’ contains some chemicals which help in reducing the smooth muscle spasms and also it is having anti- inflammatory quality which reduces the asthma. It is a perennial shrub found in Asia, North America and Europe.
Yoga and exercises are also very helpful in the treatment of asthma.