Conditions

Asthma (also called essential asthma, bronchial asthma, and atopic asthma) is a lung disease involving heightened sensitivity to diverse stimuli and variable airway obstruction that is reversible. It is a controllable ailment, but can be seriously debilitating and even life threatening. There is no cure for asthma. Your comfort and piece of mind depend on how well you learn to live with it.

Some individuals with "mild" asthma. They may be free of symptoms much of the time, with coughing and wheezing episodes once or twice a week. "Moderate" asthma involves attacks more than twice a week. Some very unfortunate patients have "severe" asthma, with daily bouts of coughing, wheezing, and trouble breathing. Any asthma sufferer exposed to a sufficiently powerful causative factor or combination of asthma "triggers" can experience a severe attack requiring emergency intervention.

Between 10 and 20 million people in North America are asthmatics and the percentage of people with asthma has been increasing in recent years. It is seen more often in children than adults. Boys are twice as likely as girls to get asthma between 3 and 8 years of age. Adolescents of both sexes are equally affected. It is a principal cause of kids missing school. Many outgrow it; some it returns later in life. Fortunately, children with asthma respond very well to chiropractic treatment.

Symptoms of Asthma

It is important to seek a healthcare provider if you have any of these following symptoms:

  • Shortness of breath.
  • Wheezing on breathing out.
  • Coughing.
  • Rapid breathing.
  • Tightness in the chest.
  • Itchiness in the chest and throat.

Causes of Asthma

Some causes of asthma include,  but are not limited to:

  • Dust and dust mites.
  • Pollen.
  • Grass.
  • Mold.
  • Tobacco smoke 
  • Animal dander
  • Feathers
  • Cockroaches and related insect
  • Chemicals and chemical fumes, including perfumes, room deodorizers, paint, adhesives, and cleaning products.
  • Outdoor air pollution (such as ozone and sulfur dioxide).
  • NSAIDS (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin, indomethacin, and ibuprofen).
  • Sulfites (commonly used as a preservative for processed foods and beverages).
  • Some cooking odours.

Treatment of Asthma

Asthma can get progressively worse if untreated, it is important to treat it via:

  • Medication (consult a doctor).
  • Epinephrine shot (consult a doctor).
  • Chiropractic rehabilitation.
  • Acupuncture.
  • Massage therapy.
  • Physiotherapy.

Preventing  Asthma

  • Avoid asthma triggers stated above.

 

If you suffer from asthma and want a natural approach to health, we can help. Our Mississauga clinics have an approach to better health.

 

Auto Rehabilitation

You deserve to get tuned up, not just your car.

More

Musculoskeletal

Move better with individual treatment for your muscle and joints.

More

Sport Injuries

Get off the bench. We will get you moving again.

More

     
MyHealth is rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 141 reviews from around the Web.
2017-12-11
     
I'm recommending this amazing and professional clinic to all my friends and family.
2017-12-09
     
Her knowledge was superb and I would highly recommend her!
2017-11-27
     
I was able to climb a Mayan ruin in Belize that's over 100 feet because Dr. Skiby fixed me.

Subscribe to Promotions

Online Reviews

We want to be the best clinic in town, let us help you achieve better health. See what our clients have to say about it.

More

Our Team

Our goal is to provide the best functional therapy to help you live a healthy and balanced lifestyle.

More

Conditions

We want to understand the underlying cause for your imbalance or dysfunction causing poor health.

More

Questions

We want you to understand your health so that you can achieve better function.

More

Book Online

Getting healthy takes time, we can help you achieve it. Our team is available any time just click to book.

More

Streetsville

Streetsville - Mississauga

317 Queen St South
Mississauga, ON
L5M 1M3

905-593-5000

Book Online

Port Credit

Port Credit - Mississauga

137 Queen St East
Mississauga, ON
L5G 1N1

905-271-9333

Book Online

Etobicoke

Etobicoke Join Our Team

Do you want to focus on your patients, or would you like to have more free time? We can help you grow your clinic.

Contact Us

Oakville

Oakville Join Our Team

We are looking for a clinics that focus on integrated rehab and manual therapy! Quality approach to therapy is a must, join our team effort.

Contact Us