Asthma Articles

Asthma Signs & Symptoms

Asthma Signs & Symptoms

Bronchial asthma is a lung problem in which small bronchial passages become swollen and narrow.  This results in breathing difficulty and wheezing. Older patients with a history of serious heart disease can get attacks of cardiac asthma at night. Constant...

Lesser Known Causes of Asthma

Lesser Known Causes of Asthma

Asthma is a condition in which a person‘s airways become inflamed, swell, and narrow.  They then produce extra mucous which makes it difficult to breathe. Asthma can be minor, or it can interfere with your daily activities.  In some cases, it can lead to a...

Australia’s Growing Asthma Problems

Australia’s Growing Asthma Problems

Asthma is becoming more and more common in our communities; the statistics are worrying.  In 2017-2018, 10% of Australian children between the ages of 0-14 years old were reported to have Asthma as a long-term condition. Asthma prevalence is nearly twice as high...

An overview of Asthma

An overview of Asthma

The respiratory system is subject to attack by hundreds of organisms, either bacteria or viruses. The common cold and sinusitis are disorders of the respiratory system. There are different forms of asthma.  Asthma Bronchial is a lung problem in which small...

The Magic of the Neem Tree

The Magic of the Neem Tree

The Neem tree (Azadirachia indica) is a member of the mahogany family, native to India and Burma.  It is a close relative of Melia azedarach, usually called Cape lilac in Western Australia and White cedar elsewhere.  Cape lilac is more cold tolerant than the...

Asthma Prevention Massage Technique

Asthma Prevention Massage Technique

Massage with the essential oils is a wonderful way to comfort a child and give them a sense of security, as well as a feeling of well-being. This technique is often used to prevent an asthma attack in a small child. Using this prescription for a child roughly two to...