Tuesday, May 4, 2021

World Asthma Day 2021, Tuesday, May 4 .

Asthma is one of the most common lifelong chronic diseases. A disease affecting the lungs and causing repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and coughing. On World Asthma Day (May 5, 2020) and throughout May, people with asthma and organizations dedicated to asthma control and education join together to increase awareness about asthma and improve the lives of all people with asthma.

Signs of Asthma
Wheezing, coughing, and chest tightness becoming severe and constant.
Being too breathless to eat, speak or sleep.
Breathing faster.
A fast heartbeat.
Drowsiness, confusion, exhaustion, or dizziness.
Blue lips or fingers.

World Asthma Day is an annual event organized by the Global Initiative for Asthma to improve asthma awareness and care around the world. World Asthma Day takes place on the first Tuesday of May. The theme of 2012's event was "You Can Control Your Asthma". The inaugural World Asthma Day was held in 1998. #wikipediainfo

Asthma can occur at any age (in children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly)
Asthma is not infectious. However, viral respiratory infections (such as common cold and the flu) can cause asthma attacks. Or In children, asthma is frequently associated with allergy, but asthma which starts in adulthood is less often allergic.
When asthma is well controlled, asthma subjects are able to exercise and even perform a top sport.
Asthma is most often controllable with low dose inhaled steroids

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