Prevention tips and yoga for asthma - Online Doctor Chats
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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