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Prevention tips and yoga for asthma - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   I had a couple of questions
Doctor :   sure
User :   I need to know about Asthama
User :   Can it be cured?
Doctor :   nope
Doctor :   u can control the asthma
User :   Are there any preventive measures to control it?
Doctor :   there is no such thing as cure
Doctor :   u need to take the medications prescribed regular
User :   I have also heard that asthama attacks increase after you turn 30...Is it true?
Doctor :   nope
User :   I had asthama attacks when I was a teenager...I no longer have it
User :   But fear that it mght return
User :   What can I do in order to prevent its attack again?
User :   Does Pranayama help?
Doctor :   attacks increase depending on the exposure to allergy and trigger factor and general condition of the patient
Doctor :   along with medicine
Doctor :   yoga does help
Doctor :   but u need to take medicines as well
User :   Oh...So I cant control it without medications? Very honestly I am worried if I start taking medicines, then I would need to depend on it forever
Doctor :   like one for preventing for attacks and other in case of the acutee attack
User :   Now especially since I dont get the attacks anymore...The main allergen for me is pollution
Doctor :   as far as possible try avoiding the trigging factors
Doctor :   yes u need to take medicine which prevent attacks
Doctor :   usually steriods
Doctor :   for this u need to consult pulmonologist
Doctor :   he will assess ur lung function
Doctor :   based on this study
Doctor :   he will provide with appropriate medicines
Doctor :   try to identify the those trigger factors
Doctor :   like smoke, dust in some persons
Doctor :   which will cause the attack
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