Prevalence of asthma with allergic component

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If the cause of an asthma attack is a reaction to thesome allergen (Allergens), a similar disease called asthma prevalence allergic component or predominantly allergic asthma.

Risk factors:

  • heredity;
  • frequent finding in dusty and smoky environment;
  • tendency to rise to allergies;
  • maternal smoking during and after pregnancy.

Common allergens:

  • house dust;
  • pollen;
  • foodstuffs;
  • drugs;
  • pets (cats, dogs, etc.);
  • industrial dust;
  • various fungi, bacteria and parasites.

Often allergic asthma is seasonal, which is associated with the period of flowering plant-allergens. Provoke attack Asthma can also be harsh odors, neuro-emotional overload, smoking, cold, exposure to polluted air.

Predpristupny period may be accompanied by manifestations of allergic rhinitis, vegetative dystonia, urticaria, cough. More likely to develop asthma at night or in the early morning hours.

Recommendations:

  • more often in the open air;
  • down pillows and blankets to replace synthetic abandon wall hangings;
  • change and boil linen weekly;
  • often ventilate the room, with a wet cleaning;
  • engaged in breathing exercises;
  • exclude products with high allergenic properties: citrus fruits, strawberries, nuts, pepper, mustard, chocolate, eggs, etc.;
  • drinking alkaline sodium mineral water Borjomi example;
  • take medication on doctor's advice.

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