Asthma - Misconceptions & Facts
Some common misconceptions on asthma are:
Asthma is an anxiety disorder.
Asthma is a childhood disease, children will outgrow as they age.
Asthma is infectious.
Person with Asthma cannot involve in physical activities.
Asthma can be cured with steroids.
Asthma can be treated with dietary supplements.
The facts are:
Asthma is a chronic long term disease which affects your lungs.
Asthma can occur at any age. For children’s it may go away temporarily but may come back years later.
Asthma is not infectious. Adulthood asthma is often related to allergies.
If asthma is well controlled, the person can take part in any sports or activities.
Steroids cannot completely cure asthma; it helps manage to breathe easier for a short period.
There is no proof that dietary supplements can help cure Asthma.