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All About Asthma Ebook

All About Asthma
Category: Health, Medicine
Ebook cover: All About Asthma


Title: All About Asthma

Did You Know?

5,000 people die from asthma every year

470,000 receive asthma treatment

1.9 million treated in emergency rooms

While mild asthma isn't considered fatal, severe asthma can cause respiratory failure. Epidemic? Probably not. Disturbing? Absolutely! The last two decades have shown the fastest growing trend in the occurrence of asthma.

This is another of those diseases whose upward surge can find its roots in modern technology.

Environment has a huge role in triggering asthma attacks. For the majority of folks, we work, live and play indoors. Dust, carpet fibers, mold, weather, wood smoke and preservatives are just a few contributing factors. Even specific gastrointestinal infections can cause asthma.

If you or someone you love appears to exhibit symptoms of asthma but you aren't sure of what to look for then "All About Asthma - What You Need to Know" is just what the doctor ordered.

"All About Asthma - What You Need to Know" is not a textbook filled with medical jargon. Rather, it is written in plain English, straightforward and jam packed with just what you need to know before heading off to your physician.

Today's patients are a savvy lot who take control of their own health issues as never before in history. "All About Asthma - What You Need to Know" recognizes that and places you in the drivers seat. Take a look at what you will learn:

  • What are the different types of asthma?
  • What causes an asthma attack?
  • How to identify the warning signs and symptoms
  • Asthma in adults and the elderly
  • How to determine the severity of your asthma
  • How to treat asthma in your child
  • What is the criteria to diagnose asthma?
  • Can you prevent an asthma attack?
  • What medications are used to treat asthma?
  • Common myths about asthma dispelled
  • Learn about a "peak flow meter"
  • Asthma an exercise
  • What about asthma and nutrition?

Look, we aren't going to tell you that "All About Asthma - What You Need to Know" is going to cure your asthma. . .there is no cure for asthma. However, there are different ways to manage the disease.

Beware of anyone making "cure all" claims just to get you to part with your hard-earned money. What you need is a responsible guide that will explain this condition and give you realistic answers about dealing with it whether it be for yourself or your child or your elderly.

Don't waste another minute. With our 100% satisfaction guarantee you have no reason not to get the answers you deserve and get them right now. Those answers are just a click away. The longer you wait, the longer the symptoms go with no relief.

Move on over and click the link below and get your questions answered immediately. Don't waste another breath. Who knows when that next breath may come more difficulty?

Table of Contents

1. Asthma - An Overview

  • Frequency of Asthma Attacks
  • Effects of Asthma
  • Cure for Asthma

2. What is Asthma?

  • What Happens in an Asthma Attack?
  • What Leads to an Asthma Attack?

3. What Causes an Asthma Attack?

  • A Breathing Technique that May Help with an Attack
  • Common Causes of Asthma
  • Genetic Factors
  • Nocturnal Asthma
  • Other Triggers
  • Asthmatic Symptoms

4. Types of Asthma

  • Non-Allergic Asthma (Intrinsic Asthma)
  • Allergic Asthma (Extrinsic Asthma)
  • Exercise-Induced Asthma
  • Occupational Asthma
  • Nocturnal Asthma
  • Steroid-Resistant Asthma
  • Adult-onset asthma
  • Child-onset asthma
  • Cough-variant Asthma
  • Seasonal Asthma
  • Mixed Asthma
  • Silent Asthma

5. Warning Signs and Symptoms for Asthma

  • Signs Signaling the Onset of Asthma
  • The Early Signs and Symptoms of Asthma
  • Danger Signals
  • Record Keeping
  • Recognizing and Dealing with Warning Signs and Symptoms of Asthma
  • Planning to Combat Asthmatic Attacks
  • Asthmatic Problems in Children

6. Judging the Severity of Your Asthma

  • Moderate Asthma
  • Mild Asthma
  • Severe Asthma
  • Lung function tests: Important Indicators of Severity
  • Brittle Asthma

7. Asthma in Adults and Older People

  • Preventative Maintenance for Older Asthmatics
  • What do you actually need to look for?
  • Finding the best medication for asthmatic adults

8. Asthma in Infants and Children

  • F.A.Q.'s about Asthma and Your Child

9. Asthma and Pregnancy

  • Medication during Pregnancy
  • Controlling Asthma during Pregnancy
  • Important points About Asthma During Pregnancy

10. How to Prevent Asthma Attack

  • Periodically Monitor your Breath
  • Follow the medications
  • Avoid the "Triggers" as far as Possible

11. How is Asthma Diagnosed?

  • Physical Examination
  • Medical History
  • Pulmonary Function Tests (Lung Function Tests)
  • Chest X-Ray
  • Necessary Preparations Before Pulmonary Function Tests
  • Sinus X-rays
  • Blood Tests
  • Allergy Tests

12. Medications that are Used to Treat Asthma

  • Rescuer or Reliever Medications
  • Asthmatic Medications
  • Controller Medications
  • Long-acting beta2-bronchodilators
  • Inhaled corticosteroids
  • Oral corticosteroids
  • Leukotriene modifiers
  • Nonsteroidal antiallergics
  • Short-acting beta2-bronchodilators
  • A Very New Drug
  • Anticholinergic bronchodilators
  • Inhalers and Their Use
  • Metered-Dose Inhaler with Spacer
  • Metered-dose Inhaler
  • Dry Powder Inhaler
  • Safety and Side Effects of Asthmatic Medications
  • Small-volume Nebulizer
  • Occurrence of Side Effects
  • Precautions

13. Diet and Nutritional Supplements for Asthma Patients

14. Asthma Action Plan

15. Peak Flow Meter - An Early Warning Device

16. In the Case of Emergency

  • When there is an Emergency
  • Asthma's Three Zones

17. Common Myths about Asthma

  • Playing outdoor sports or running will aggravate the condition
  • Asthma is a childhood problem. You'll grow out of it
  • Asthma is an emotional or psychological problem
  • Asthma medication is addictive. You can't ever get off it
  • Asthma medications are more useless or harmful than the attack

18. Asthma and Exercise

  • Exercise and Asthma Symptoms
  • Exercise-induced Asthma
  • Symptoms of Exercise-Induced Asthma
  • Suitable Sports Activities
  • Reducing the Risks of Exercise-Induced Asthma
  • People that are often Affected By Exercise-Induced Asthma
  • Specific Problems with Exercise and Asthma

19. Frequently Asked Questions about Asthma

20. Asthma Glossary


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P.S. Again, don't listen to the "quackery" about this disease. Get relief for the symptoms and all the answers you need in plain English. Easy to read - easy to understand. No false claims for a "be-all and do-all." Just great information! Go ahead, click it now.

P.S. Again, don't listen to the "quackery" about this disease. Get relief for the symptoms and all the answers you need in plain English. Easy to read - easy to understand. No false claims for a "be-all and do-all." Just great information! Go ahead, click it now.

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