Asthma is a serious medical condition that requires guidance from Health Care professionals and/ or a G.P. It would not be professional to claim that we can treat asthma or suggest you do not use medical preparations, however we can suggest remedies and dietary advice which may benefit you. According to traditional Naturopathic philosophy an wholistic approach is taken and in regards to asthma there is often a direct link between the health of the respiratory system and the nervous system, breathing patterns and immunity.
This chronic inflammation of the bronchioles is due to allergic type 1 reactions of inflammation mediated by PAF, PGD2, leukotrienes and thromboxjnes which are all inflammatory mediators. The effects of this inflammation are on the smooth muscles of the bronchioles, oedema and thickening of the mucous membranes and increased mucous secretion.