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Herbal Remedies For Childhood Asthma

About Childhood Asthma


Childhood asthma or Pediatric Asthma is a serious chronic disease which causes inflammation of lungs and airways in infants and children. This inflammation makes the airways vulnerable to episodes of difficult breathing (asthma attacks). Childhood asthma can cause bothersome daily symptoms like wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, allergies and trouble breathing. If keep untreated, Childhood asthma can cause dangerous asthma attacks.

Childhood asthma can't be cured, but you can work with your child’s doctor to treat it and prevent damage to their growing lungs.

Causes Of Childhood Asthma


Childhood asthma causes aren't fully understood. Some factors thought to be involved include:

  •  Parents with asthma
  •  Inherited tendency to develop allergies
  •  Some types of airway infections like Colds, pneumonia, sinus infections
  •  Exposure to environmental factors, such as cigarette smoke or other air pollution
  •  Things that bother the airways like air pollution, chemicals, cold air, odors, smoke
  •  Physical activity which causes wheezing, coughing, and a tight chest.
  •  Viral infections such as the common cold
  •  Weather changes or cold air

Symptoms Of Childhood Asthma


Symptoms of Common Childhood Asthma is different among children.Possible signs and symptoms of asthma in children include:

  •  Frequent coughing spells, which can happen during play, at night, or while laughing or crying
  •  A chronic cough
  •  Shortness of breath
  •  Chest hurting or tightness
  •  A whistling or wheezing sound when breathing out
  •  Colds or other respiratory infections
  •  Activity or exercise
  •  In infants, feeding
  •  Fatigue, which can be due to poor sleep
  •  Delayed recovery or bronchitis after a respiratory infection

Risk Factors


Risk factors for developing childhood asthma include:

  •  Exposure to tobacco smoke, including before birth
  •  Allergies
  •  Low birth weight
  •  Family history of allergies and/or asthma
  •  Living in an area with high pollution
  •  Obesity
  •  Growing up in a low income, urban environment
  •  Frequent respiratory infections
  •  Heartburn (gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD)
  •  Being male
  •  Being black or Puerto Rican
  •  Second-hand smoke before and/or after birth

Ayurvedic View Of Childhood Asthma


Ayurveda offers great natural approaches to those who suffer from allergies and asthma, especially children. Every parent should learn how best to help their children when these symptoms occur. Several potent Ayurvedic herbs offer tremendous help in controlling allergies in children and adolescents. These include Commiphora mukul (guggul), shilajit, Phyllanthus emblica (amla) and Piper longum (pippali in Sanskrit).

Herbal Remedies For Childhood Asthma By Dhanvantary


Dhanvantary provides some herbal remedies for the treatment of Childhood Asthma. Made from best quality herbs this remedies strictly follow the principles of Ayurveda. All these herbal remedies of dhanvantary are 100 percent pure, natural and vegetarian. These are free from chemicals, additives and preservatives. These are safe to use as these are free from side effects.