When you get an asthma attack, your lungs tighten and your airways become smaller and restricted. The sunset of an asthma attack will see the person struggle to breath and if not helped, they could even die.

Most people who have asthma need to have lots of different medicines that can even have cumulative detrimental side effects. I bet you had no idea that you have lots of natural cures for asthma lying around your house that can help build up your respiratory system.

One fantastic natural remedy for your lungs is honey. All you have to do is blend it into a cup of hot water and breathe in the fumes to clear your throat. An asthmatic should try to have around four cups of water with between one and two teaspoons a day.

I bet you think that drinking a mix of garlic and milk would be horrible and maybe you're correct. But, other than honey, milk and garlic is one of the best cures you can have if you have asthma. All you have to do is add four cloves of garlic to boil milk and then drink it.

These are just a couple of ways you can lessen the effects of asthma. You should choose what works for you and test it out.

Out of all the things you can do, the most important is understanding what starts your attacks. Once you know what causes the attack, you can try to stay away from it or at least be aware of its affect.

You should definitely speak to your physician when trying to cope with a sickness, particularly asthma. Make a time to go and have a chat and talk over all your various options.

It is hard living with asthma. Actually, it is a very common sickness that afflict people, and also one of the most difficult to cure. By using medicine through your life you may actually cause some serious harm so look out for other options too.