Allergy induced asthma is getting more common these days with the rise of pollution inside and outside our homes, offices, environment and surroundings. We may be breathing in allergens every second with every breath, that could trigger asthma attacks in our bodies.
Unfortunately, medical science sincerely raises the symptoms of asthma. They do not have a cure to treat the source or cause of it, as there can be so many trigger points. So typically, when you visit the doctor for your asthmatic symptoms, you will probably get some medication that will help to control the symptoms to a certain extent. It could be antihistamines to control the allergies, runny nose and such symptoms, and for severe cases, stereoids which are inhaled directly into the lungs. Although these medications can save your life if you are having an asthma attack, they do not cure the root cause of the disease.
The first step to curing allergy induced asthma is to identify the root cause of the allergy. Finding the culprit allergen, however, is much easier said than done, as we can be allergic to such a wide variety of different things, many of which, we may not even be aware of its effects on us.
Awareness of your surroundings and your personal well-being is the key to identifying the cause of your asthma attacks. Try to note when your asthmatic symptoms are most severe. Is it in the morning, afternoon or at night. If it occurs mainly at night, it could have due to allergens in your bedroom, such as the presence of dust mites in your bedding. If that is so, you must get rid of the dust mites that could be the cause of your allergy. Natural methods to get rid of dust mites in your bedding including spraying your mattress lightly with eucalyptus oil on a weekly basis. Wash your bed sheets weekly to reduce the dust mites in your bedroom.
If your asthma attacks occur mostly during the day time when you are at work in the office, it could be due to work related asthma . Work related asthma occurs possibly due to stress or pollution at the work place, such as dust, pollen, and even pollution, if you are working in industries like construction sites, or in timber factories. You will need to identify if your work stress is causing your asthma, or whether it is your work place settings.