Bronchial asthma is a disease related to those that can be prevented by timely and well planned preventive measures.
It should be noted that asthma prevention is often much more effective than asthma treatment. That is why asthma prevention should be given the utmost attention, says Dr. Denis Slinkin.
Proceeding from pathogenetic aspects of asthma development, the methods of asthma prophylaxis have been defined: allergy prevention and prevention of chronic airway infections. Asthma prevention is carried out in several stages.
In this regard, we distinguish between primary, secondary and tertiary prevention of bronchial asthma.
Primary asthma prophylaxis
Provides for measures to prevent asthma in healthy people. The main focus of primary asthma prophylaxis is to prevent allergies and chronic respiratory diseases (e.g. chronic bronchitis). Primary asthma prevention measures vary slightly in children and adults.
Dr. Denis Slinkin states: Properly planned and implemented measures to prevent bronchial asthma are an effective means of preventing and treating this disease. he most common form of asthma in children is atopic asthma, which is directly related to other forms of allergy.
In the development of allergy in children the main role is played by poor nutrition in the first years of life and adverse living conditions. Preventive measures for asthma (and allergies) in children include:
Current medical practice shows that the proper implementation of asthma prevention measures is often sufficient to cure the disease or to significantly reduce the need for asthma medication, says Dr. Denis Slinkin.