Category: Asthma School (Page 4)

4 Types of Bronchial Obstruction

There are 4 types of bronchial obstruction, according to the international conciliation document PRACTALL (international recommendations for asthma in children). 1. Transient (rare, single) wheezing attacks. They may be observed in children during the first 2-3 years of life, but do not repeat after the age of 3. This means that the seizures are not related to the disease and are not a sign of asthma. A patient has no allergy…

Asthma and Age

Age is one of the most significant criteria that determine the phenotype of asthma. The clinical picture of asthma in different age groups has a number of characteristics, and therefore the choice of diagnostic methods and treatment strategies should be based on age. In practice, for these purposes, the following age groups are distinguished: children from 0 to 2 years; preschool children from 3 to 5 years; schoolchildren from 6…

Let’s Talk about What Kinds of Bronchial Asthma Exist

It is identified: allergic and non-allergic forms of asthma, each of which has distinctive features. When there is an allergic and non-allergic component, a mixed form of asthma is diagnosed. The most commonly used is the classification of bronchial asthma in terms of severity. It is used for the selection of asthma treatment all over the world. ⠀ Degree 1: Intermittent asthma Symptoms appear less than 1 time per week;…

General Concepts of Asthma

Today we will discuss general concepts because we can move only when we understand the basics. So, bronchial asthma (BA) is a disease in which inflammation occurs in the bronchi. Most often, it’s of an allergic nature. This inflammation is not caused by microbes or viruses, it arises from the contact of a person with allergens, irritating substances, occupational factors. Inflammation involved different cells – eosinophils, neutrophils, mast cells, lymphocytes…

Aquaintance with Asthma School Participants

We are happy to welcome you to our asthma school! Tomorrow we will publish the first articles. Now let’s get acquainted with each other! You know us if someone forgets – Rosie Anderson and Emilia Fischer, but we are not familiar with you. Your reviews should contain the following information: what is your name, what city you are from, who is suffering from asthma (you or your child), or, perhaps,…

Emilia Fischer

Greetings from Emilia Fischer!

Hello! My name is Emilia Fischer. Just like my colleague, Rosie, I have a medical education and strive to help everyone to learn how to cope with this asthma. I read a lot of scientific literature and constantly improve my knowledge of this disease. Within the school, I will help you understand: the mechanisms of bronchial asthma; why you should not be afraid of treatment; how to properly use inhalers and…

Rosie Anderson

Greetings from Rosie Anderson!

Hello! My name is Rosie Anderson, I have a medical education. My son had asthma in his early years and I have a very extensive experience in controlling this disease. I want to help everyone to learn not to get sick and lead a way of life in which there will be no place for allergies. Within the framework of this school I will tell you: where does the allergy…