Allergy Induced Asthma

Allergy Induced Asthma. What Are Allergic Asthma Causes & Learn About Allergy Asthma Relief.

Asthma is very bothersome to many people. It is a constriction of the airway which makes it difficult for the person to breathe. 

Allergy Induced Asthma

My wife's cousin died a few years ago due to an asthma attack. The father watched as his son basically suffocated to death.

Allergy Induced Asthma

Allergic asthma symptoms are something to be taken very seriously. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 8% of American adults and 9% of children have asthma.

Allergy Induced Asthma Signs

An allergy attack or reaction is your body's way of dealing with an invader, whether environmental, consumed, or some other way it gets into or on you. This is called an allergen and it affects your immune system. This invader causes chemical reactions in your body and it want to get rid of.

Allergy Induced Asthma

Some people can have asthma allergy reactions which causes unwanted symptoms. Genetics may play a part as well. If one or both parents have allergies there's a higher chance the child will develop an allergy. Likewise, if one or both parents has asthma the likelihood of the child having asthma is increased. 

Allergy Induced Asthma

When allergy levels are high, symptoms may vary from person to person and can display themselves in a variety of ways but there are some similarities. They are:

  • Breathing quickly (taking very short breathes)
  • Coughing
  • Tightness of the chest
  • Wheezing

Some early signs can include:

  • Feeling tired or weak 
  • Dark circles under the eyes 
  • Headaches
  • No appetite  
  • Trouble sleeping

Some allergens and irritants that may cause an allergy induced asthma attack are:

  • Air fresheners
  • Animal dander
  • Chemical odors or fumes
  • Dust mites
  • Fragrances and perfumes
  • Grass
  • High allergy levels
  • Incense
  • Mold spores
  • Pollen from trees
  • Roach feces
  • Room dust
  • Scented products
  • Smoke from tobacco or a fire
  • Some air pollutants
  • Weeds

Allergic Asthma Control & Prevention

Here are some allergy asthma treatment tips to control and get some relief and to avoid allergens.

Keep It Clean

  • Keep your house clean. clean, and clean. Simple wet cloths can do wonders.
  • Bathe your pets and keep them groomed. Wash pet bedding once per week in hot water and dry thoroughly.
  • Vacuum curtains and upholstered furniture
  • Vacuum using a HEPA filter
  • Wash clothes in hot water and dry thoroughly

And For The Rest Of The House

  • Avoid dust mites
  • Control indoor humidity. Use a dehumidifier.
  • Don't use an evaporate cooler (swamp cooler)
  • Get rid of the stuffed animals. They're a breeding ground for dust mites.
  • Get rid of upholstered furniture
  • Keep the windows closed
  • Remove carpeting if you can and install wood flooring
  • Stay inside when pollen count is high
  • Use a HEPA air conditioner filter
  • Use the fan in the kitchen while cooking and use the fan while showering or bathing in the bathroom
  • Wear a HEPA filter mask while doing outside work such as mowing or gardening

More Allergy Pages For You

Common Plant Allergies: Reactions and Symptoms From Plants in Adults and Children.

Allergic To Smoke: Common Allergies and Symptoms Of Smoke and Childhood Allergies.

Nicotine Allergy: Common Allergies and Symptoms Signs Of Tobacco and Cigarette Smoke Allergy. 

If you think you have allergy induced asthma it's best to talk to your doctor or allergist. These kinds of allergy symptoms can be potentially life threatening so it's best to get professional help. The doctor or allergist can perform a series of tests to determine the root cause of the allergy and treat it accordingly.

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