America's Allergist — asthma treatment

Asthma Testing - How to Diagnose Asthma

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This video reviews asthma symptoms and when to suspect asthma. Then we review what are the tests used to diagnose asthma.  There are three tests that will diagnose asthma. The first is a pre and post bronchodilator test. This can be done in any specialist's office. If there is a significant change in the size of our breathing tubes you have asthma. If not then a methacholine or mannitol test can be done to see if you have twitchy or hyper sensitive airways. A child has to be 4 or 5 years of age before proper testing can be done....

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Severe Asthma Treatment With Xolair

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  Five percent of asthma patients have severe asthma. Some severe asthmatics do not have control even with triple therapy. These patients used to have to take oral steroids or prednisone on a daily basis. Now there is a therapy that can give excellent control and negate the need for oral steroids, end the need for oral steroids or reduce the dose of oral steroids that patients need.  This medication, Xolair or omalizumab, not only helps with asthma but also with allergic rhinitis. There are minimal to no side effects, but it must be given in a physician's office. Once...

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Asthma Therapy - Asthma Treatment - Long Acting Beta Agonist - Albuterol - Foradil - Serevent

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<i This video is about asthma therapy. It reviews asthma therapy for persistent asthmatics in using a long acting beta agonists or long acting albuterol, If asthma does not respond to inhaled steroids alone then these drugs can help. They cannot be use alone but can be used with inhaled steroids to have control. The third line of asthma therapy, after inhaled steroids and long acting beta-agonists (bronchodilators) are the leukotriene antagonists. They are non steroid anti-inflammatory medicines that help inflammed lung tubes in asthma. They are good on on agents for asthma. It is rare that they should be...

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Asthma Inhaler Technique - How To Use Asthma Medication

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Asthma Treatment - Inhaled Corticosteroids - Asthma inhaler treatment technique

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