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ASTHMA

 

††† Asthma is an inflammation of the bronchioles makes respiratory function labored and difficult. Medical therapies are directed at reducing the inflammation-antihistamines and leukotriene inhibitors, or act as stimulants to open up the airways i.e. theophylline and the inhalers. Worst case scenarios are often treated with corticosteroids-prednisone.

 

††† Most asthmatics tend to have low levels of noradrenaline and high levels of histamine. The high histamine is indicative of an immune system that is in overdrive. This could be due to:

 

Other conditions with asthmatic are usually numerous. Those most intricately linked are:

††††††† called leukotriene. This substance is produced at the cell membrane level and ††

††††††† has a pro-inflammatory affect. The aforementioned factors can trigger this

††††††† mechanism as well as an imbalance in the omega 6 and 3 fats, with an

††††††† imbalanced ratio leaning towards theomega 6 fats.

††††††† with sulfites present a risk. Less common are the nightshade foods. Each

††††††† individual should be tested for their specific weaknesses. We prefer to use

††††††† manual muscle testing in our office to determine an individualís sensitivities