In the US, approximately 20 million people suffer from one form of Asthma or the other and infect both young and old. Living with Asthma can be cumbersome, and while some people dealing with the chronic condition grow out of it, others are impacted greatly by the symptoms of Asthma. Asthma can also strike at an unexpected period, causing death if proper care is not exercised.
On a particular somber note, we read with sadness a story about a mom who shared a video on Facebook after her son died from Asthma. The aim of the video was to shed light on the dangerous nature of Asthma and encourage more awareness for the disease known as Asthma.
Sometimes, we come across stories so compelling and emotional that we feel a tug at our hearts, and when coupled with real images, it speaks to our hearts through words. An article covered in New York Post recently did that for us.
Relentless coughing, difficulties in breathing, these are some of the symptoms of an Asthmatic attack. A sufferer of Asthma often faces sudden attacks, triggered by pollutants as minute as haze to even cold weather. Given that scientists and researchers have not been able to pin-point the exact cause of Asthma, it remains an elusive disease to treat and manage even with inhaler. You can read more about Asthma here.
Repetitive coughing, shortness of breath, chest tightness; these are all common symptoms of an Asthma attack. For people suffering from Asthma and experiencing major attacks (also known as flareups or exacerbations), it can prove to be fatal. In the US alone, more than 25 million people are known to have Asthma.