If you have asthma, you are most likely to have allergies and if your allergies are bad, then it's bad news for you. By the time you finish reading this article, you'll have a good understanding what causes allergies and how to treat them.
Asthma allergies are mainly a condition that affects your lungs, throat and sometimes nose, so any strenuous exercise or physical activity raise your heart rate and breathing rate.
Allergies are caused by an over-sensitive immune response. Allergies can cause inflammation inside the nose. They are the primary cause of asthma. Allergies are triggered by reaction of the immune system to allergens, which are materials of biological origin, specifically proteins; common allergens are: waste from house dust mites 23% of American homes have levels sufficient to cause asthma particles from bacteria, fungi, plant fragments, pollen, mold, etc. rubber in latex gloves, the dust from tires, and elsewhere. The allergens, being of biological origin, are mistaken by the immune system as having the capacity to infect the body, and the body reacts as if to disable them, causing the symptoms of asthma.
The goal of treatment is to reduce allergy symptoms caused by the inflammation of affected tissues. Call for an appointment with your health care provider if severe symptoms of allergies or hay fever occurs, if previously successful treatment has become ineffective, or if your symptoms do not respond to treatment. Medical treatment options include antibiotics, decongestants and other treatments to reduce the swelling of the lining such as nasal steroid sprays.
Common allergens such as pollens, dust mites, mildew and cockroaches, can cause year-round allergy symptoms. Now that you have an idea of what's causing your asthma flare ups, what are you going to do about it?