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I have been suffering from asthma since my childhood .many doctors said it will go away when you are grown up but I'm still suffering from it.

MD, Fellowship in Intergrative Medicine, MBBS
Integrated Medicine Specialist, Kochi
I have been suffering from asthma since my childhood .many doctors said it will go away when you are grown up but I'm...
Asthma can be most probably reversed if you Avoid your triggers like smoke, perfumes, etc Decontaminate your decor. No pets and no carpets BNo first hand or second hand smoking Clean regularly Regular exercise Maintain a healthy weight changing your diet and eating habits is a must and environment change will also definitely help if you want specific advice how to treat Asthma naturally take a consult. Remember You have to treat the root cause and not the symptoms.
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Dear Sir, I am 68 years old have been suffering from bronchial asthma for the last 40 years. I have tried all the three pathies, allopath, ayurveda and homeopathy, etc. But have not been able to get rid of the problem. Do you have some sure-set medicine or formula so that I can relief from this ailment at this last stage also.

MD, Fellowship in Intergrative Medicine, MBBS
Integrated Medicine Specialist, Kochi
Dear Sir, I am 68 years old have been suffering from bronchial asthma for the last 40 years. I have tried all the thr...
Asthma can be most probably reversed if you Avoid your triggers like smoke, perfumes, etc Decontaminate your decor. No pets and no carpets BNo first hand or second hand smoking Clean regularly at least twice a week Regular exercise Maintain a healthy weight stop dairy products changing your diet and eating habits is a must and environment change will also definitely help if you want specific advice how to treat Asthma naturally take a consult. Remember You have to treat the root cause and not the symptoms.
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I am suffering from asthma. Regularly faced breathing problem at night. I used levolin inhaler. Still not recovering. What should I do.

Dr. Mool Chand Gupta 89% (33278 ratings)
MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
I am suffering from asthma. Regularly faced breathing problem at night. I used levolin inhaler. Still not recovering....
Levolin is a rescue medicine to b eused in emergency only .Use asthma controller medicine by inhalation with spacer.
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What is the difference between COPD and Asthma. I get cough intermittently if I am exposed to dust or smoke and then I have breathing issues and have to take foracort 200 mg and then the cough or congestion settles down. What is it Asthma or COPD?

Dr. Mool Chand Gupta 89% (33278 ratings)
MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
What is the difference between COPD and Asthma.
I get cough intermittently if I am exposed to dust or smoke and then ...
Asthma a ch inflamatory dis of airways , can start at early age, can be intermittant and relieved by use of bronchodialators. COPD , also a ch inflamatory dis of airways, usualy occurs in smokers, or due to occupational dust exposure, after age 55 and gradually progressive.
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She is suffering from severe asthma problems. She can't breathe properly during night and coughs.

Dr. Col V C Goyal 92% (8465 ratings)
CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
She is suffering from severe asthma problems. She can't breathe properly during night and coughs.
1. Avoid exposure to cold 2. Take bath with little warm water 3. Do steam inhalation regularly at least once a day 4. Warm salt water gargles daily 5 no cold water / cold drinks / ice creams and so on 6. No smoking 7. Wash hands after use of bath room and before and after eating food. 8 more warm liquids 9. Cough into your upper sleeve/ elbow medicine can not be advised for open question for medicine contact on private chat Good luck.
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I am suffering from mild asthma for the last 15 years. The situation worsens during winter and mild difficulty in breathing happens during the night. Please advise what precaution needs to be taken so that the situation does not worsen.

MD, Fellowship in Intergrative Medicine, MBBS
Integrated Medicine Specialist, Kochi
I am suffering from mild asthma for the last 15 years. The situation worsens during winter and mild difficulty in bre...
Asthma can be most probably reversed if you Avoid your triggers like smoke, perfumes,etc Decontaminate your decor. No pets and no carpets Maintain optimal humidity Clean regularly at least twice a week Regular exercise Maintain a healthy weight stop dairy products changing your diet and environment will also help if you want specific advice how to treat naturally take a consult remember You have to treat the root cause and not the symptoms.
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I am an asthmatic m frequently getting attacks that lasts for at least a week since june I had suffered for 5 times help me with advice reducing the frequency.

Dr. Nazima 85% (1288 ratings)
MD PHYSICIAN
General Physician, Delhi
I am an asthmatic m frequently getting attacks that lasts for at least a week since june I had suffered for 5 times
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You are frequently getting attacks because of weather conditions. Avoid going out when the levels of pollutants are high. Preferably wear mask. If your symptoms are increased you can use a inhaler of budesonide and salbutamol. Consult a pulmonologist to get yourself investigated for the same.
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Can I use levolin rotacap for asthma? I am using maxolfo 250 rotacap as of now, please suggest which one is best?

Dr. Manish Sahu 88% (92 ratings)
MBBS, MD - Pulmonary Medicine
Pulmonologist, Noida
Can I use levolin rotacap for asthma? I am using maxolfo 250 rotacap as of now, please suggest which one is best?
It depends on your symptoms. you can take if very mild disease Levolin SOS. If moderate take maxiflo 2 times a day.
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Ayurvedic Tips To Survive Air Pollution

Dr. Piyush Juneja 86% (448 ratings)
Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), PGCRCDM, PDCR, MBA
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Ayurvedic Tips To Survive Air Pollution

There are herbal preparations, which adsorb pollutants and may also help detoxify the effects." One must wash the skin, hair with neem leaves boiled in the water. It will clear the pollutants stuck to skin and mucosal membrane. If possible, also try to eat three to four leaves at least twice a week. It helps to purify blood and lymphatic tissue.

  • Tulsi (basil) should be planted at every house to absorb the pollution. In addition, one should drink 10-15 ml of tulsi juice as it helps clear pollutants from the respiratory tract
  • Turmeric powder half teaspoon with 1 tablespoon of ghee or honey, should be taken empty stomach in the morning
  • One can put 2 drops of cow ghee in each nostril every day in the morning and at bed time to stay clear from pollutants., "It is important to have two to three teaspoon of homemade ghee daily. It is very much useful to chelate the toxic effects of metals like lead and mercury and does not allow them to accumulate in bones, kidneys and liver.
  • Pippali is one of the super herbs for purifying lungs that enable easy breathing. It's very effective against lung infections due to its rejuvenative properties. A simple way to consume this is ¼ teaspoon Ginger, ¼ teaspoon turmeric and 1/8 teaspoon Pippali powder mixed in 1 tbsp honey and washed down with warm water. This should however be taken for maximum of seven days and not used in infants.
  • Pollution causes imbalance in tridosha and Triphala helps restore the same, thus, bolstering immunity. One tablespoon of Triphala with 1 teaspoon of honey at night is the recommended dosage
  • Drink pomegranate juice as it is known to purify blood and is also a brilliant cardio protective fruit.
  • Dr Piyush Juneja, suggests a daily full-body warm oil massage aka Abhyangam, therefore, acts as a powerful recharger and rejuvenator of mind and body.
  • Luke Coutinho, holistic healing expert recommends taking steam with 5-10 drops of eucalyptus oil or a drop of peppermint oil. This should be done for five minutes twice a day.
  • Dhoop (smoke created in earthen bowl) of Guggulu and Aguru, which are Ayurvedic herbs can be used to prevent dampness in the house, which is a leading cause of allergic cold and breathlessness
  • Eat home cooked, warm food instead of eating out at restaurants. Incorporate herbs like turmeric, cayenne pepper, carom seeds, ginger etc in food. Add some pepper, and basil leaves to your regular cup of chai.