Published on August 17th, 2013 | by Tom0
Home Remedies For Asthma
1. Increase the intake of vitamins and minerals. People with chronic asthma always have very low magnesium level. Two scoops soy protein powder mix with a cup of water is a perfect drink for you to increase the magnesium which is a natural anti-congestion and anti-inflammatory element. Take that mixture every day and you may find magical effects. Ground flaxseed in yogurt, omega 3 fish oil care all recommended to help you treat your asthma. Taking vitamin C before you go to sleep can avoid night time asthma attacks effectively.
2. Do stretching and relaxation exercises. The risk of asthma attack will be decreased if your body is loose and relaxed. And do some regular exercise to strengthen your heart and lungs. Moreover, exercise regularly can help you maintain a healthy weight which is also important for asthma treatment for more pounds means higher risk of asthma attacks.
3. Peak flow meter works well. A peak flow meter can measure how fast air comes out of lungs when you exhale forcefully after inhaling fully, which can play an important role in your asthma management and prevention.
4. A cup of tea can be helpful. Herbal tea make out of Licorice, rooibos, and peppermint are also effective for easing the symptoms. Light tea with lots of lemon and stevia can break up the chest congestion and you will be able to cough up the phlegm. Lobelia extract seems to be useful in minimizing the severity of sever attack. Ginger can play a role as well. Steep several small pieces of ginger to the boiling water for 5 minutes and drink it after it cool.
5. Keep a healthy diet. Avoid alcohol and smoking. Drink plenty of water. Eat more fruits and vegetables to increase lung function and get more vitamins and protective nutrients. Though more coffee intake may be harmful for health at some extent, a regular cup of coffee without milk can help prevent and manage asthma attacks.
6. Avoid the triggers. If you know what will trigger your asthma, try to reduce your exposure to it. Clean you home regularly to reduce the dust which may be the trigger for asthma. You can reduce the exposure to dust mite by keeping your air conditioner on for they can reduce the amount of airborne pollen that indoors.