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World Asthma Day 2019: Easy ways to handle exercise-induced asthma

Exercise-induced asthma is referred to as the thinning of airways in lungs triggered by vigorous exercise which can cause coughing, shortness of breath and wheezing.

World Asthma Day 2019: Tips to help your child manage asthma

World Asthma Day 2019: If you are prepared with medication and know when and how to use it, you will be fine.


World Asthma Day 2019: How Ayurveda can help treat asthma

Some symptoms of asthma include chest tightness and pain due to increased coughing, breathlessness, anxiety, uneasiness in the body, palpitation and fainting.

World Asthma Day 2018: 6 asanas to ease the effects of asthma

The breathing exercises that are prominently taught in Yoga focus on slow inhalation and exhalation that build up the lung capacity. The intercostal or breathing muscles are also strengthened by yoga that can ease breathing issues.

World Asthma Day 2018: History, objective and theme for 2018

World Asthma Day 2018: Asthma, which is a chronic infection of the lungs and causes difficulty in breathing, has many symptoms that change in frequency and severity over time. These include breathlessness, coughing, wheezing and a feeling of tightness in the chest and are often triggered by allergens.

Smoke, dust, perfumes may trigger asthma attacks, say experts

The lecture was followed by a session chaired by Dr Devinder Dhawan, Chief Medical Officer at PU.


Education and early medication can prevent Asthma attacks:Doctors

There is no medicine available to prevent asthma and only the attacks can be prevented.

Low availability,prohibitive cost of inhalers hurdles for asthma patients

Dr Avinash Bhondwe,former president,Indian Medical Association,said allergens are increasing due to pollution. Inhalation therapy is a good treatment but people are not opting for the correct line of treatment,he added.

One out of 10 kids suffer from asthma

On the occasion of World Asthma Day,Dr Rajinder Gulati,Pediatrician at the Civil Hospital,Raikot,interacted with asthma patients of Tagore Modern School,Raikot,and their parents during a workshop organised by Civil Hospital,Raikot.

Stick to prescribed treatment to manage asthma,doctors say on Asthma Day

On World Asthma Day,city doctors are highlighting adherance to prescribed treatment as the most important factor in managing a chronic disease like asthma.