When Asthma Attacks

Posted on 12/07/2009 | Comments ()
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Dr. Oz reveals common symptoms and solutions of asthma.

Symptoms:
1. Shortness of breath
2.Tightness or pain in chest
3.Coughing or Wheezing

Solutions:
1.Use an inhaler as prescribed by your doctor
2.Belly breathing -- use your diaphragm to breathe deeply
3.Eliminate Asthma Triggers like dust mites or cold air. In the cold, try breathing through your nose and a warm scarf.

Click here for a printable guide to managing asthma symptoms and medications from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.

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