Symptoms of Bronchial Asthma We Should be Aware of

Dr. Purushothaman
February 6, 2018

It is very important for all us to stay protected and have a healthy eating schedule in this much polluted environment which can cause harm to our body. Everyone must be aware of asthma. It is a disease that occurs when there is inflammation in the lungs and also due to certain environmental factors.

When you are suffering from asthma the lining of the airways is inflamed, making the passage of air narrow and thus causing difficulty in inhaling and exhaling. There are many reasons that can lead to an asthma attack such as dust, stress, tobacco smoke, pollen, too much physical activity, allergic reactions of foods etc. To avoid all this, one must follow proper health and wellness tips from doctors.

After learning the cause of asthma you must also be aware of the condition that indicates that you’re having asthma.

Severe Cough
Coughing is the most common symptom that you are suffering from asthma. The asthma, cough usually occurs at night, causing sleep troubles. To treat this disease the doctor may prescribe controlled medications or suggest yoga, breathing exercises etc. People with asthma expel mucus as well as the phlegm from the lungs. When the cough is dry, the person finds it difficult to breathe as the bronchial tube is affected due to the dryness as there is a sudden muscle contraction of the tube.

Wheezing is another common symptom of asthma. It is a condition when a high pitched whistling sound is made while breathing. It occurs due to the narrowing of the airways. The doctor may prescribe with anti inflammatory medication in form oral inhalers or open up the breathing tubes by quick tube medications.

Chest pain
Another symptom that is more likely to appear when you are having asthma is chest pain or chest tightness. A common cause of chest pain is from the lung, which means you are having asthma. When one experiences chest pain along with breathing problems, he/she should immediately consult a doctor, as it could be signs of asthma.

Difficulty in breathing
The most obvious symptom of asthma is shortness of breath or difficulty in breathing. It's caused when you don’t receive enough air. It is commonly caused because of stress and anxiety. Since asthma disease stimulates by lungs you should prefer a lung specialist and seek advice on how to stay healthy tips and prevent the asthma attack. Breathing problem occurs due to the fact that the lungs are not getting the right amount of oxygen due to asthmatic attack.

Lack of stamina
People who are suffering from asthma do not have enough stamina. They get tired with even less physical activity. They experience fatigue while doing exercise or any prolonged physical activity. Whenever you are involved in any kind of physical exercise and if you feel a lack of stamina, you need to consult a doctor. This could be a sign of asthma.

Widening of the Nostrils
Nasal flaring is another condition for people having asthma. In this the nostrils widen when breathing. It occurs in infants and children also and can be treated with proper medical treatment. The doctor may advise certain tests to detect the cause.

Difficulty in inhaling
People who have asthma will be sighing more often than those who commonly sigh. People with asthma have to make extra effort to inhale oxygen to get excessive air in the body. There they sigh more than others.

Excess Anxiety
Another symptom that people having asthma suffer is anxiety. It is a psychological reaction where they feel uncomfortable to breathe, have difficulty in sleeping or to perform some physical activity.

Other Symptoms
Apart from the above mentioned symptoms, there are many other symptoms that need you to be aware of. It can be commonly prevented, but you should make sure that you don’t do things that make it worse.

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