WHAT IS ASTHMA?
Asthma is a chronic inflammation of the lungs characterised by wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing and tightness in the chest. The inflammation is caused by an immune response in the bronchi which leads to episodes that are often worse at night. With both genetic and environmental triggers, asthma affects people of all ages, though in adulthood there are more women than men with asthma. One in ten people in Australia has asthma.
With approximately 1 out of 10 adults in Australia suffering from asthma, controlling symptoms is essential for many people. At Mullen Natural Health Centre, our practitioners focus on finding and successfully treating the cause not just the symptoms.
If you experience the following symptoms, you could be suffering from asthma:
- Shortness of breath
- Coughing (especially at night/early morning or with exertion/exercise)
- Bluish skin(often most noticeable in nail bed or lips)
- Chest tightness
THERE ARE MANY THINGS THAT MAY CAUSE AND/OR TRIGGER ASTHMA IN ADULTS:
- Family history
- Environmental triggers
- Dietary triggers
- Stress triggers
- Liver Stress
- Emotional triggers
- Exercise induced triggers
- Cold/flu induced triggers
- Leaky Gut
NATUROPATHIC APPROACH TO ASTHMA TREATMENT
Our approach at Mullen Natural Health is to find and treat your individual causes and triggers, then to help manage and reduce both the frequency and severity of your asthma and, ultimately, to help balance your immune system.
We will look at the following: Four Filters (Digestive, Liver, Immune and Kidney), medical testing, naturopathic testing, dietary advice, lifestyle advice, supplements and more.
To read the full report with specifics about our approach to treating asthma, download the pdf.
If you have any more questions, you can call us to book a FREE 15 minute chat with one of our Naturopaths to see how we can help you. Call now on (02) 4961 4075.Download PDF