World Asthma Day: Not only traffic pollution, even agarbatti smoke can trigger asthma

Asthma is a chronic disease of the airways that transport air to and from the lungs. A healthy lifestyle, no smoking, avoiding drugs and asthma triggers are the best ways to treat asthma and keep its symptoms under control

World Asthma Day:  Not only traffic pollution, even agarbatti smoke can trigger asthmaAsthma is a heterogeneous disease, characterised by long-standing airway inflammation. It is manifested by respiratory symptoms such as wheeze, shortness of breath, chest tightness and a dry cough that varies over time & intensity. According to the statistics provided by the World Health Organization (WHO), there were 383,000 deaths due to asthma in 2015. In […]

How to take care of asthma in winters

Dr Arvind Kate, a Pulmonologist at Zen Multi-speciality Hospital, Chembur, shares various symptoms of asthma and explains how to prevent asthma attacks in winters

How to take care of asthma in wintersAsthma is an epidemic in the making. India has witnessed a whopping 43% surge in its incidence since 2013. One of the major causes of concern is the growing rate of pollution in our country. According to a recent report, globally, thirteen of the most polluted cities, of top 20, are in India. One of […]

Consuming a healthy diet can help prevent asthma symptoms

A healthy diet including more fruits and vegetables may help people experience lesser asthma symptoms and gain better control of their condition, according to new findings.

Consuming a healthy diet can help prevent asthma symptomsFrom a lower cancer risk to reduced weight and better cardiometabolic health, a better mood, and improved cognition, the benefits of a healthful diet are numerous. New research adds improved respiratory health to the list. According to a new study led by Roland Andrianasolo, from the Nutritional Epidemiology Research Team at INSERM – or the […]