Asthma is a debilitating and potentially deadly chronic inflammatory disease of the airway which mainly arises from allergies. You may characterize it by sudden recurring attacks of labored breathing, chest constriction and coughing. It may conditionally characterized by paroxysmal attacks of bronchospasm causing difficulty in breathing. One way to manage asthma is to stay away from triggers.
What are the causes of asthma ?
Asthma attacks may be caused by dust, pollens, foods, climatic changes, animals like cats ,dogs etc., some kind of bacteria, emotional upsets, food and indiscretions, smoking etc. When the attack of asthma is accounted, the patient may not be able to breathe in and out because of congestion of chest, air passages and throat.
Genes are passed from parents to children and although there is no specific gene that causes asthma. The cause of asthma is unknown till date. The most common allergens are microscopic droppings of dust mites and cockroaches, airborne pollens and molds, plants and plant proteins and enzymes.