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Treatment of Sleep Disturbance
Asthma Management Program
Management of Smoking Cessation
Oxygen Therapy Treatment
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment
Asthma Treatment & Management
Lower/Upper Respiratory Tract Infection Treatment
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X day report of my 7 years old son shows haziness both in maxillary and frontal sinuses .what should I do ?is it dangerous?
I am using an inhaler symbicort since past 1 month. The chest physician has asked me to continue with the medicine for 3 months. But I am getting phlegm in my throat and whenever I sleep I feel like getting choked. I also have curd everyday. Kindly suggest on what has to be done.
I am suffering from cough since last 3 and half months. I feel blockage in my throat and having tough time in sleeping. I took allopathy medicines for 45 days and then homeopathy medicines for 45 to 50 days. Both doctor said I have allergic bronchitis. My condition little improved but not completely. I feel better if I take clove or mulethi before sleep. Please help me or suggest me some solution to my condition.
Sir, I am suffering from chronic cough for a period of around 3 months. Along with cough I vomit mucus 4-5 times a day.
When you experience shortness of breath for no reason, you might wonder if there is something to worry. Breathing difficulty (dyspnea) affects around 1 in every 10 adults. The causes are varied, and just like other health problems like dizziness, fatigue, and abdominal pain, shortness of breath too has several causes. While a few are harmless, a few may be the signs of a possible complication. Though a common complaint in adults, it is a tough diagnostic challenge. Being aware of the symptoms will take you a step further in deciding whether or not the breathing difficulty is a cause of concern.
- In older people: If you are an older person, then your breathing problems will most likely be associated with a heart or lung disease such as COPD, pneumonia, and heart failure. Other causes include a stroke and cancer. It is advised to consult a doctor if you are experiencing serious breathing problems since the past few days and more so if you see other symptoms. Symptoms to worry about are pain or trouble staying upright.
- In the young: The common causes of shortness of breath in younger people are usually minor and partially treatable. Shortness of breath may occur due to myofascial pain syndrome. This is a condition in which trigger points or muscle knots occur in the respiratory muscles. Other causes are pneumonia and bad respiratory habits and/or weak breathing muscles.
- Stress can be the cause: Another common cause of shortness of breath in teenagers and working professionals is anxiety. This is a very significant cause and should be taken seriously because this may not necessarily be a minor problem. Its diagnosis is still reassuring when compared to other medical problems since this can be worked upon with a few techniques.
Should you worry or not?
- When the breathing difficulty is caused due to an acute condition like pneumonia or a chronic condition like asthma, treating the cause is imperative. Because, when the cause is treated, the episodes of shortness of breath is reduced.
- Any patient suffering from any one or more of the problems mentioned above can still take a sigh of relief as remedies are available. Various pressure point massages can be performed with proper technique to ease out the trigger points when you are suffering from muscle knots.
- When it comes to bad breathing habits, old habits die hard. Although changing your bad breathing habits may seem frustrating at first, it is relatively easier to achieve this if taken up with the mentality of achieving a goal. If regular breathing exercises are performed, respiratory strength can be increased. Moreover, breathing correctly has many long-term benefits as well.
- Anxiety is more of a mind over body kind of thing. Although it may seem tough to overcome, determined and head strong people can find relief if they try.
Ensuring safety first
If you are wondering about whether your condition is serious or not, it is advised to tell your doctor about any persisting symptom. If you have developed any new symptoms such as a chronic wheeze or a cough, fatigue and pale appearance, dry, painful cough and shortness of breath during physical activity, then these are slow and sneaky indicators of an onset of some serious medical problem.
Thus, breathing difficulty occurring often is a reason to worry, and you must seek medical advice at the earliest.
Sir, I have allergy from cold and dust due to this I suffer from cough khasi ,difficult in breathing (dum phulna) many times in year so sir please give me suggestion.
While winter may feel like a welcome respite after a hot summer, the cold dry air can aggravate asthma symptoms. The cold also increases sinus and upper respiratory tract infections that in turn worsen asthma. However, there are still ways you can still enjoy the winter without worsening your asthma. Here are a few tips
- Get a flu shot: Asthma does not increase your flu risk but you may experience a worse flu as compared to a person who does not have asthma. Hence, it is advisable for everyone over the age of 6 months to get an annual flu shot before the winter sets in. Asthma patients should pick the injectable vaccine over the nasal spray as it contains inactivated flu viruses.
- Sit away from the fireplace: It is tempting to cozy up to the warm fire, but this can be detrimental to your asthma. This is because the smoke produced by burning wood can irritate your lungs and cause breathing trouble. For this reason, you should also stay away from second-hand cigarette smoke. It goes unsaid that cigarette smoking should be completely avoided by an asthma patient.
- Keep your mouth closed: Make an effort to breathe only through your nose. This is because the nostrils are lined with tiny hairs that filter the air and warm inhaled air. You could also wear a scarf or muffler around your nose and throat.
- Replace your filters: It is essential to replace filters on your air condition and heating systems before the winter. If left as it is, they can make the air polluted and also make the dust flow through your house. This can trigger an asthmatic attack. Also, keep an eye on the humidity levels within your home.
- Exercise indoors: Avoid stepping outdoors in early morning and late evenings, as this is when the fog and dust concentration is worst in the air. Instead, exercise indoors, if you have a gym close by, this is the time to become a member. Else, experiment with other forms of exercise such as yoga, aerobics etc. If you must exercise outdoors, step out during the middle of the day when the sun is out. It is also very important to warm up properly before exercising in the winters.
- Take your medications: Always keep your inhaler handy. Do not let your work or social calendar affect your medicines and take them regularly as prescribed. Get yourself checked up as per the schedule and do not change your dosage on medication without your doctor’ advice. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!