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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Pl go ahead with your query
User :   i have one query about Asthma
User :   today my mom went to a doctor to checkup since, 1 month she was suffering from cough,
Doctor :   Ok
User :   doctor said that she is suffering from asthma
User :   so hw danger is this disease
Doctor :   What is her age?
User :   55 years old
Doctor :   Asthma is not of serious concern if certain things are followed
Doctor :   There are certain allergens which induce the asthma attacks
Doctor :   like dust, cold, pollen, mites etc which cause asthma attacks
Doctor :   More over there is severity of asthma, like mild, moderate and severe
Doctor :   Most of the people have mild variety
Doctor :   if they take proper precautiosn to avoid the allergens their life is as like others
User :   ok, she is normal except this cough from past 1 month
User :   might it be mild one
User :   ?
Doctor :   Ok, is a spirometry test done?
Doctor :   Or the doctor just took a Xray and said it is Asthma
User :   actually i was not there with her, abt tests and xray i will check with her and get back to you,
User :   but
User :   can u suggest me
User :   naturally remedies for controlling astham @ home
User :   wat are the home made remedies we cant take to control asthma attack?
Doctor :   As I told certain things aggravate asthma attack
Doctor :   like cold, dust, mites, smoke
Doctor :   They have to take all precautions to avoid them
Doctor :   No smoking in the family
Doctor :   Organizing the vents in the kitchen so that the cooking smoke goes out fast
Doctor :   Electrical stoves do not produce smoke hence their replacment
Doctor :   Breathing exercise like Pranayama benefiit
Doctor :   Did you follow?
User :   i have googled, there i got some tips like , taking honey daily 3 times , garlic tea etc, can we implement that, or better suggestion by doctor.
Doctor :   Garlic tea, honey can help you and they do not harm
Doctor :   so you may take them
Doctor :   But do not stick only to them
Doctor :   Avoiding the allergen, pollution is key
User :   ok thanks sir.
Doctor :   Do you have any other queries?
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye
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