What is Asthma? By constricting and obfuscating the airways of the lungs, asthma creates uncomfortable and sometimes dangerous breathing patterns. Most moderate cases of Asthma are largely defined by shortness of breath, chest pain, and wheezing. For some, the worst complication due to asthma is its limiting effect on physical activities they love, such as soccer or football. The intense feelings of being unable to breathe …show more content…
It may just be the best treatment available currently. Unfortunately, the price of this therapy is something that the majority of Americans just cannot pay. Supported self-management on the other hand, is largely based on choices you make in your daily life, most of which come at no cost to you such as exercise. It is still a very effective therapy and can even save lives through education. Being able to recovery your lost ability for sports is a bonus of self-management that cannot be diminished. Finally, after all the struggling to breath and wheezing there is a ray of hope for you to return to the field! In the future, new techniques may be developed to decrease the price of bronchial thermoplasty. At that point, it will be the best option for all asthma patients. But for now, stick with the proven benefits and easily accessible supported self-management therapy!
Asthma is a condition that will constantly be pulling you down into a fit of coughing and wheezing if you don’t take action to treat it now. Knowing that there is no way to cure this disease can make it seem pointless to keep up with treatments. There is hope! You can get back into the things you love through the supported self-management therapy in almost no time at all. All you need is a little perseverance to make it back to a normal