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Do You Want To Know 5 Little-Known Facts On Asthma Prevention

Aug 17, 2007
Many people around the world are constantly seeking ways to prevent asthma. In fact, there are many ways to prevent, but I have laid down 5 little known facts on how to prevent asthma to the max.

Here are the facts:

Fact #1
Within the United States of America, there are over 17 million people suffering from asthma, with more than 75 million people in the USA who suffer from allergies, sinusitis and asthma want a cure. This asthma disease has leads to 5,000 deaths every year.

Fact #2
Asthma is a serious lung ailment leading to an allergic inflammation of the lungs.

Fact #3
Asthma attacks are generally triggered by dust mites, pollens, molds, animal fur, air pollution such as smog and smoke, breathable chemicals, vigorous exercise, sudden temperature changes or indigestion of food.

Fact #4
Looking at these facts, it can be consideration of parents to make sure that their children or even adult themselves do not get exposed to these triggering factors for asthma prevention.

Medical researchers agree that it is most essential that parents should prevent their children from developing asthma in the first place.

Fact #5
And this could only be done by eliminating and reducing the most important factors from above-namely dust mites, animal or soft toy furs or any other asthma triggering elements from home.

5 Top Simple Tips For Asthma Prevention

1) As discussed above, avoidance of triggers such as dust mite allergens at early childhood can help asthma prevention. Researches have shown that eliminating these factors, which cause the allergic inflammation at the first place, can help reduce coughs and other dust-related health problems as well. This can be done through keeping the relative humidity and temperature of the home at the correct level, having proper ventilation and air cleaning system, and cleaning the whole house regularly, especially fabricated areas which are prone to dust mites.

2) Besides dust mites, parents also should avoid having cats, dogs, cockroaches and other pests for asthma prevention or certain type of moulds, tobacco, or cigarette smoke. Smoke is another big factor which brings about asthma due to the contents of the tobacco smoke which can cause inflammation in the lungs and other respiratory parts such as the bronchus. If your child is already having asthma or allergies, taking these measures will help to reduce the number of asthma attacks.

3) Parents should avoid having chemicals such as benzyl benzoate, phenyl salicylate, common household disinfectants and other insect growth regulators. In fact, these chemicals are used to kill dust mites and asthma prevention but when used out of control and exposed to air too long they can cause asthma too.

4) Having discussed of external preventions, let's move on to internal prevention. A child, from birth, should be given sufficient breast milk and other nutritious food such as Omega-3 fatty acids, and oily fishes for asthma prevention as well.

5) For working adults on the other hand, if you think you body is weak and vulnerable to getting an asthma infection, avoid working at places where there are wood dust, baking flour, animal fur and skin cells, fumigants, dyes, perfumes and deodorants and fresheners, car exhaust fume, chemicals, dust, gases and paint fumes. If you happen to work at such places by having no other choice, make sure there is proper ventilation and don't forget to wear mask or respirator.

So, now you know the 5 simple facts and 5 simple tips on asthma prevention. With all the information available of no use, action is power when applying knowledge which will then free yourself the agony of having asthma again. You should never add to, or alter any component of your current asthma treatment without first consulting your physician.

However, many asthmatics sometimes tend to forget that even though there may be many methods to asthma prevention around in order to have an asthma free life. Without a proper asthma management system, there will not be much asthma free lifestyle to hope for.

Applying these facts and tips together with a system - enjoy your life once again.
About the Author
Eddy Kong WW is the author of a 7-day Asthma Recovery System, "How to Quickly & Effectively Treat Your Asthma Condition". Drop by at Asthma Treatment for your free copy. Also do visit his Asthma Blog .
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