Created by Amy Fan.
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- Why does the doctor tell to take the drugs at morning for daily use ?(4 votes)
- Asthma medicine is like many other types of medicine. They each have their own dosage and amount of time before you can take the next dose, and many of it comes in the form of an inhaler. Some medicine you can take one puff daily and other medicine you can take 2 puffs twice daily. It depends on the severity of the patients asthma and the dosage recommended by the doctor for a certain medication.(3 votes)
- can athsma affect someones sense of smell?(3 votes)
- My comment is don't smoke at all cause when you do it damages your lungs and you will have asthma. Asthma is a respiratory condition marked by spasms in the bronchi of the lungs, causing difficulty in breathing. It usually results from an allergic reaction or other forms of hypersensitivity. and there is harsh
SYMPTOMS of asthma the
SYMPTOMS are ough: can occur at night, during exercise, can be chronic, dry, with phlegm, mild, or severe
Respiratory: difficulty breathing, wheezing, breathing through the mouth, fast breathing, frequent respiratory infections, rapid breathing, or shortness of breath at night
Also common: chest tightness, flare, anxiety, early awakening, fast heart rate, or throat irritatio. and some bad places give you asthma too so in my advice do not smoke cause when you do smoke it will mess up your lung giving you asthma and the next thing you know is asthma can kill you . Take very care of your body and even important your lung.(3 votes)
- does the severity also show how bad the attacks are?(0 votes)
- Not always. For example, my sister and I both have asthma. According to this scale, she has worse asthma than I do, but if we were both to have attacks, I would have a much worse attack than her. So I have more dangerous asthma than her, but her's is more constant (making her higher up on this particular scale). Hope this makes sense since I sometimes have a confusing way of writing things. :)(7 votes)
- What severyity is most common?(3 votes)
- How would you know if you are having an asthma attack, if you have never been treated or diagnosed with asthma?(2 votes)
- The previous video describes some of the common tests administered by an allergist/ pulmonologist. Shortness of breath with wheezing is usually a good indicator to see a physician.(1 vote)
- can they get it less than once a week? like maybe only once a month? something like that(2 votes)
- Yes, intermediate is less than twice a week. That can be once a week, once a month, it can even be once a year... or less(0 votes)
- how do people get asthma are they born with it or they get it in a diffrent age(1 vote)
- A lot of people are born with it or get it within 5 years of being born. You can get it when your older. if you stay in shape and was not born with asthma you should be good.(2 votes)
- my aunt has asthma and her sister i'm really worry about them they can run to fast but now they don't i think they have allergies i'm only 8years old in school(1 vote)
- is it possible to outgrow asthma?(2 votes)
- [voiceover] Asthma is something that we cannot cure at this point in time, so we talk about how severe it is and think about the treatment in terms of how many times a week this person gets symptoms. So we've got Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Out of the seven days of the week, the number of times they have their attacks or need their medication is basically how severe their disease is. First we have people who have it very mildly and they only get it intermittently. Intermittent, which means that they have it less than twice a week, so they need their medication basically only once a week. Let's pick Wednesday. They have some trouble breathing, they take their medication, maybe an inhaler, and that's it, they're done. Let me just write that here. We've got less than twice a week, okay? That's our intermittent week. The next categories, the next three, are all persistent as opposed to intermittent. Basically they happen more consistently. The first one of these is Mild. In mild asthma, the definition is that the symptoms occur more than twice a week but not enough to happen daily. If it happens daily and you need your rescue medication daily, that pushes you into the next category. So more than twice a week, let's do Monday. How about Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday? That's a lot of days, but you notice never twice a day. At most, once a day and more than twice a week. The next one, going up in severity, we've got Moderate. Moderate. That's basically daily, seven days a week. When the symptoms occur, people usually use their rescue inhalers or rescue medication, and they're moderate. That's every day. The last one, of course, is Severe. I'm going to use red, using a traffic light color system. Severe is bad symptoms every day or more than once a day. So we've got bad symptoms every day. This is not just your usual one hit on the inhaler and done, but you might have asthma attacks, you might end up in the hospital, and on this day, they might have two of them. Basically we should never let anybody walk around with this level of asthma, this completely seems like untreated. It's a huge disruption to their life. That's basically bad, severe asthma.