Asthma Symptoms and Conditions We Treat at frontlineer.com
Asthma is a condition that is quite common out there, with there being a sizeable number of the population in the U.S, just over 8 percent, that is living with it out there. It is a condition where one’s airways become narrow, swell and produce extra mucus which can make breathing difficult and can lead to coughing, shortness of breath and wheezing. Asthma is a chronic disease, which means that it has no cure. However, it symptoms can be controlled and managed and as such people with asthma are able to live full and active lives. It is also worth noting that people with asthma are also quite susceptible to allergic reactions due to the sensitivity of their airways to irritation due to the inflammation and swelling in there. Asthma attacks vary in their severity so much so that it may either be a minor problem or it may be quite serious, requiring emergency medical attention due to the life-threatening nature of it. For parents with children who have asthma, the prospect of them requiring a visit to an emergency room is a particularly scary one and is one any parent would want to avoid as much as possible. However, it is also good to know that over at frontlineer.com we have the staff and facilities to treat asthma emergencies when they do crop up. This article will look to highlight some of the symptoms and conditions we treat as far as asthma is concerned.
One of the symptoms that we do treat as far as asthma is concerned is if one is having a lot of trouble breathing. This means that one is having to strain their chest a lot just so they can breathe and is obviously gasping for breath. This should be taken seriously as it is indicative that one is having a severe asthma attack and such a person should be brought to us as soon as possible so that they can be assessed and treated. Difficulties breathing, especially very obvious and severe ones should always be taken seriously and this is exactly the sort of thing we treat as far as asthma is concerned. Another symptom we do treat as far as asthma is concerned are situations where one is presenting with severe wheezing or breathlessness, a symptom that usually manifests itself at night or in the early morning. Such a situation should be taken very seriously and one should be brought over as soon as possible so that they can receive timely treatment as far as asthma is concerned.
Another instance where we offer treatment as far as asthma is concerned is where your child who has asthma has an attack that isn’t responding to quick-relief medicines. Here, if your child has had severe flare-up asthma symptoms and you have used the quick-relief medicines on them repeatedly and the symptoms still won’t go away after 15 to 20 minutes or when they do go away, they return again soon after, you should also give us a visit as soon as possible so that we can have your child administered treatment as soon as possible. If your child is also having an asthma attack in which they have developed a cough and the cough isn’t going away and is persistent and doesn’t seem to respond to inhaled quick-relief medicine, then you should also bring your child over to us as this is yet another symptom as far as asthma goes that we do treat over at frontlineer.com. If you have asthma and are developing severe shortness of breath when you do even the most minimal of physical activity such as climbing stairs among others, you should also ensure that you give us a visit as soon as possible for treatment of the same as this is another sign of an asthma emergency and as such should be taken quite seriously.
Another symptom as far as asthma is concerned that we treat is where one is having difficulties speaking and they can’t be able to speak full sentences in one breath. This is another sign that one is experiencing an asthma emergency as the inability to speak full sentences in one breath is usually as a result of severe shortness of breath which is yet another symptom we do treat as far as asthma is concerned. Another symptom that we also treat is if one is developing changes in color as far as their fingertips or lips are concerned, with them turning bluish or gray. This is yet another sign of an asthma emergency and should always be taken seriously. Other symptoms that we also treat when it comes to asthma include tugging in of the skin between one’s ribs or at the base of the neck, which becomes extremely visible during inhalation, a low peak flow reading after using a peak flow meter as well as instances where one collapses and even loses consciousness. Such symptoms should always be taken seriously and one should give us a visit as soon as possible if they present with any of them for treatment.
The above are some of the symptoms and conditions that we treat over at frontlineer.com as far as asthma is concerned and you should ensure you give us a visit as soon as you can if you are presenting with any of them so that you can receive emergency treatment that is not only timely, but is of the highest quality as well.