Questions tagged [asthma]

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Can anyone get asthma?

Can anyone get asthma? Or is it something that one is born with? Can the condition ever be "cured", or only symptoms remedied during an attack?
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Asthma without coughing, wheezing, or chest tightness?

Shortness of breath, coughing, wheezing, and chest tightness are the four classic symptoms associated with asthma. Is it possible for someone to not experience any of the last three symptoms and still ...
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Does tonsillectomy increase the incidence of bronchitis in asthmatics as compared to sufferers of chronic Tonsillitis

Has having allergy induced asthma which can also be aggravated by intense exercise been shown to get worse after having tonsils removed in adult males? A common treatment for repeatedly getting ...
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Are e-cigarettes any good if you have asthma?

I have ashtma. From my experience, smoking kills my lungs. After a few weeks, I simply have to stop, or otherwise I got such bad coughs that I have to puke sometimes. Though, my asthma is not there ...
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Does inhaled corticosteroids as a treatment for asthma result in weight gain?

I've found several contradicting answers to this question from several sources. Below are a few examples. The website everydayhealth.com and a research published on ncbi.nlm.nih.gov mention a link ...
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Exercise-Induced Asthma Daily Medication Use Short and Long Term Effects?

I have Exercise-Induced Asthma. I only feel satisfied when I'm either exhausted or when my muscles won't push any further. In general I don't like medication, I've always at least tried to have my ...
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Does the use of salbutamol by a asthma sufferer significantly improve his sport performances?

I was born a asthma sufferer. My asthma can be triggered by both sport and allergenes. I use a Ventolin inhaler (thus containing the active substance called "salbutamol") when the asthma becomes ...
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Tight upper back when running on a treadmill

When I go to the Gym and do running on a treadmill I get a tightness across my upper back when I run at 9km/h or more. It's worth noting that I have asthma and use the Brown preventer inhaler and the ...
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Asthma: using bronchodilator vs waiting?

Sometimes asthma attacks can go away on it's own. Let's assume you have a very mild attack that doesn't prevent your daily activities. Maybe it was triggered by cold air and you know that it's likely ...
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What are the patological mechanisms in asthma?

What is the up to date art of knowledge about precise molecular mechanisms in asthma condition ? Were there disvovery of new mechamisms in the last decade or so ? Is it known why does the bronchi ...