Bronchial Asthma

Bronchial asthma is marked by inflammation in airways. It happens in atopic people as asthma attacks, when airways get narrower as a response to various irritants.

Causative Factors 

  1. Family history
  2. Obesity
  3. Sex (asthma is twice more common in boys under age 14, while in women in their adulthood)
  4. Allergic triggers
  5. Acute respiratory infections
  6. Work-related triggers
  7. Smoking

Treatment for Asthma

Patient is to be explained the characteristics of the disease in order to be able to control the condition. Patient has to try to avoid triggers. The main medication is to be adrenomimetics B2, short duration. GP has to have asthma relievers within reach. They include medicines and inhalers.