Asthma

Asthma

Asthma is the disease in which airways of the lungs are always inflamed. Airways, also called bronchial tubes, allow the inflow and outflow of air from the lungs. When swollen, the air flow is restricted and thus the patient experiences difficulty in breathing. It is a chronic disease and aggravates during and after physical activity causing shortness of breath and chest pain.

Primary symptoms include:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Wheezing (a hissing sound while breathing)
  • Chest tightness
  • Cough (dry or with sputum)

Causes:

The causes of asthma are as follows:

  • Allergies – Allergic reaction caused due to inhaled irritant such as pollen, fumes, gases, dust, etc.
  • Continuous exposure to smoke and air pollution (especially during childhood)
  • Smoking
  • Obesity
  • Pregnancy
  • Stress

The conventional treatment is focused on providing temporary relief to the patient by means of inhalers when the symptoms occur.

Ayurveda’s Role:

Shathayu Ayurveda’s over a century long efforts in the treatment of asthma has proved highly beneficial in effective treatment of the disease, especially childhood asthma. The treatment gives a new lease of life to the natural immunity of the body, which then is able to fight the allergies and other symptoms of the disease. A balanced mix of medication and panchakarma ensures a lasting cure.

Preventive Tips:

  • Avoid cold and damp places
  • Do Pranayama to improve lung functions
  • Avoid over eating
  • Keep rooms well ventilated
  • Drink boiled water in plenty

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