Baksons Astha Aid is a homeopathic Asthma & Cough medicine that helps you breathe easy by decreasing the intensity, frequency and duration of attack. It also improves body resistance. Astha Aid is an ideal soother for throat irritated by suffocating and dry paroxysmal, whooping type of cough.
Bakson Astha Aid is a Homeopathic easy breather medicine. Its 3 fold action controls cough (Dry, Paroxysmal, whooping), Dilates Bronchi and aids expectoration. It also improves resistance of body resulting in decrease in intensity, frequency and duration of asthmatic attack. Also available in drops form also
About Asthma : It is lung disease that can be chronic and of long duration, it inflames and narrows the airways, affecting air supply to and from your lungs. They become even more swollen and the muscles around the airways can tighten when something triggers your symptoms.During the asthma attack, the lining of the airways becomes swollen or inflamed and thicker mucus, more than normal, is produced. Diseases affecting the respiratory tract are common in damp, cold and drastically varying climates. The respiratory tract consists of a branching network of air passage starting with nose, into the lungs and ending up in the tiny air sacs. The branching network of air passages is readily susceptible to inflammation to inflammation because its large surface area is constantly exposed to the generally polluted air that we breathe.
What triggers asthma?
Airborne substances, such as pollen, dust mites, mold spores, pet dander or particles of cockroach waste can trigger asthma. Foods that can cause allergic symptoms of asthma are Eggs, cow’s milk, Peanuts, Tree nuts, Soy, Wheat, Fish, Shrimp and other shellfish.
The things that trigger allergies can also trigger asthma attacks. Cold weather and sinus infections can also worsen your asthma. To treat allergic asthma effectively you need to identify and avoid allergens that trigger symptoms.
What are the symptoms of asthma?
Bronchial asthma is a reversible obstruction of the airways. Changes in the immune defense system and in the control of the diameter of the airways are probably responsible for attacks of wheezing. Symptoms include episodes of wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath.
Asthma can occur at any age and individuals with asthma differ greatly in the frequency and degree of their symptoms. Some have only an occasional attack that is mild in degree and of brief duration and otherwise are entirely free symptoms. Others have mild coughing and wheezing most of the time, punctuated by severe attacks following exposure to known allergens, infections of certain stress conditions
what are the different Types of Asthma?
There are different types of asthma as identified by experts, the most common ones are described below
1. Exercise induced asthma: This type of difficult breathing occurs with physical exertion or activity either indoors or outdoors. Symptoms include wheezing, chest tightness and shortness of breath.
2. Allergic Asthma: Allergic rhinitis (also called hay fever) is inflammation of the inside lining of the nose. This is caused when increased sensitivity to a substance causes your body’s immune cells to release histamines in response. Symptoms are constant runny nose, ongoing sneezing, swollen nasal passages, excess mucus, weepy eyes, and a scratchy throat
3. Nocturnal Asthma: this makes you wake up at night with coughing, wheezing or with chest pains. Nocturnal asthma has been shown to negatively affect mental performance in children. Some triggers that may make asthmatic symptoms worse in the evening include: acid reflux, having cold, flu or virus, dust or allergens, smoking.
How to treat Asthma effectively?
Asthma treatment usually varies from bronchodilator asthma inhalers(inhalers like salbutamol is used as general treatment), asthma drugs delivered in an asthma nebulizer or breathing machine, anti-inflammatory, oral medications etc. controller inhaler steroids is used to prevent symptoms
Homeopathic medicines provides both long-term control and also quick-relief. It helps reduce airway inflammation and prevent asthma symptoms thus providing -term relief.
Astha Aid indications: for wheezing, bronchitis & recurring attacks of cough and cold.
Astha Aid has a three fold action
> Controls cough (dry, whooping, paroxysmal)
> Dilates bronchi and thereby clears the airways for ease of breathing
> Aids expectoration
Ingredients: Bakson Astha Aid contains Blatta orientalis, Justicia Adhatoda, Senega, Lobelia, Ipecac, Grindelia rob, Mag Phos 2x
Action of individual ingredients in Astha Aid for asthma relief
magnesia phos: it is indicated for spasmodic and whooping cough
Dosage:Adults1 teaspoon, 4 times a day or 1 teaspoon of syrup every 3 hours; Children: 1 tablet, 3 times a day or 1/2 teaspoon, every 3 hours. Or as prescribed by physician.
Dietary advise for best results: important dietary advice for patients taking Astha aid, avoid
• cold foods, drinks like ice cream, aerated drinks etc.
• sour foods like curd. oily foods, citrus fruits and heavy foods
• kahri, halwa and other dried foods
Respiratory conditions get worsened during seasonal changes i.e. in the months of march/April, July/august, September/ October. to build up body resistance – chronic patients should take Astha aid regularly during subsequent 2 or 3 changes of seasons . If there are no further attacks , the use of Astha aid may be discontinued.
In certain cases , there may be very fast improvement and skin rashes may appear which is a good sign. Discontinue Astha aid or reduce dosage as it caused homeopathic aggravation . once skin rashes have subsided, take one dose daily to build up resistance . Every individual suffers from allergy since hereditary factors play an important role but some have homeopathic aggravation and some do not. But after 4-6 weeks, this aggravation will subside as body’s immune system starts responding.
Size/Presentation: 115 ML, 200ML, 450ML
Storage instructions: replace cap immediately after use, protect from
heat, moisture & direct sunlight. shake well before use
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