Stop Asthma Naturally
Those who develop it appear to accept the condition and learn to live with it. The problem however is treatable with Traditional Chinese Medicine. Asthma is an episodic allergic pulmonary disease. An attack is mostly induced by the inhalation of, or contact with allergens, such as pollens, dusts, germs, etc. During the attack, patients have severe dyspnea which is due to spasm of bronchial smooth muscles, swelling of the bronchial mucosa, and hrpersccrction of mucus, leading to bronchial obstruction. When the attack cannot be relieved for a long time, it is called status asthmaticus . The disease is often seen in children and teenagers. In TCM, it is attributable to the categories of Xiao (bronchial wheezing) and Chuan (dyspnea). In Britain, there are 3 million people suffering from asthma, among these arc 1 million children most of them living in cities. In terms of TCM, asthma mainly has a cold type, heat type and deficiency type. The main symptoms and...
Bronchial asthma is an allergic disease usually characterized by repeated attacks and paroxysmal dyspnea with wheeze. TCM holds that this disease is caused by, invasion of wind-cold, improper diet, mental depression, deficiency of the spleen and lung due to fatigue, accumula Symptoms. Bronchial asthma falls into two types, excess syndrome and deficiency syndrome. The former is manifested by acute onset dyspnea, which often makes the patient keep his mouth open and shoulders raised to gasp for breath. The patient may also experience fullness in the chest, wheezing, a floating and tense pulse, and thin, white tongue fur. The latter is characterized by shortness and rapidness of breath, severe wheezing upon movement, pale face, sweating, cold extremities, a light-red tongue, and a thin, weak pulse.
Lu, male, 65, suffering from bronchial asthma since many years, although in past he did not stop medical treatment, but still he was apprehending every winter, afraid to leave his home or even walk outside. He started post standing in summer and never interrupted his training since then, soon his asthma symptoms (shortness of breath, coughing, viscous and phlegmy sputum and difficulty exhaling.) were obviously improving, gaining in physical strength and
This exercise is suitable for keeping the lungs healthy and for the prevention and treatment of chest stuffiness, chest pain, shortness of breath, and profuse expectoration. It is also indicated for chronic bronchitis, pulmonary emphysema, and bronchial asthma. The exercise Taking White Qi invigorates the lungs and is effective for deficiency syndromes. The exercise Rubbing The Chest and Si is effective for excess syndromes. The Lung Regulation exercise will be more effective if it is done in combination with the Chest Exercise. Points for Attention
However, if the sickness is already so serious that the physical organs start to fail, then the situation has become critical. In this case, a specific treatment is necessary. The treatment can be acupuncture, herbs, or even an operation. Some Qigong exercises are designed to speed up the healing, or sometimes even to cure the sickness. For example, ulcers and asthma can be cured with some simple exercises. Recently in both mainland China and Taiwan, certain Qigong exercises have been shown to be effective in treating certain kinds of cancer.1
The case reports were of people who had headaches for many years, others who had asthma and various other ailments such as allergies, insomnia, hypertension, stomach ulcers, constipation, heart problems, hemorrhoids, chronic fatigue, overweight and low back pain. Doctor Young feels quite confident that these methods will be taught here to doctors as part of their training within ten to twelve years. In fact, it has great promise in the field of preventive medicine and as a means of fulfilling one's potentials.
Having practised Hatha Yoga for 5 years, I was aware of how ancient theories on exercise and health could be of benefit but I wasn't prepared for such a big and constant improvement. Even in the early days, (when I felt guilty having practiced only once at home and forgotten part of what I'd learnt the previous week), I still found my back getting stronger, asthma attacks getting fewer and many other benefits too numerous to mention.
Pneumothorax is a kind of disease caused by air entering into the thoracic cavity through a breach created when the visceral pleaura and alveoli of the lungs break up. The idiopathic and spontaneous pneumothorax refer to those patients who have no obvious clinical manifestation. The majority of the patients are young people. Some chronic disease of the lungs, such as chronic bronchitis, emphysema, asthma, tuberculosis and pulmonary fibrosis may be also accompanied with pneumothorax at the same time. This is common in old people.
(1) The Exercise for Relieving Asthma and Guiding Qi Take a sitting or standing posture, expel distractions, close the eyes slightly and relax all over. Firstly, push with the face of the index, middle, ring and small fingers from the sternal notch to the xiphoid process repeatedly 36 times. Then when exhaling, push with the right palm from the thoracic midline to the left 5-10 times and pause when inhaling, for altogether 10 respiratory cycles. Do the same pushing with the left palm to- 314 This should be done when asthma attacks. Sit or stand with all distractions removed. Relax the muscles of the chest and back and then the whole body first, then take in a deep breath and say relax silently, and simultaneously imagine that the lungs are relaxed to facilitate qi to descend along the bilateral sides of the body to the soles. Repeat the procedures a certain number of times till the attack of asthma is relieved.
Liu, 66 years old, had suffered from bronchial asthma for many years. In recent years, the disease attacked from time to time because of the change of the climate and his overwork. He spent most of his time in winter lying in bed and it After the treatment with both western and traditional Chinese medicine, his illness could not be controlled or relieved. Then he turned to Qigong treatment and began to practise Qigong. Relaxation, quiescence and breathing naturally were emphasized in his practice. A month later he experienced fewer asthma attacks. After 4 months, the symptoms had almost disappeared, and his appetite and condition of his health had improved. There have been no severe attacks in the past three years and he can now walk in the yard instead of lying in bed in winter.
Some people might find it difficult to breathe through the nose all the time. Even children today find it hard to do, particularly when they are running or doing physical training. This is because their lungs are weak. Asthma and hay fever, in fact, are very much on the increase. However, training more and breathing through the nose can really help these problems, while using medicines or inhalers all the time will only make the lungs weaker and the problem worse.
ASTHMA The treatment is divided i nto two pa rts. The first part is to relieve t he pa tient from the asthmatic attack and to greatly improve and heal the respiratory system. The second part is to gradually remove the cause of the ailment. 2. Patients s uffering f rom as thma o r asthmatic at tack h ave a d epleted throat c hakra an d s econdary throat minor c hakra. T he s econdary t hroat minor c hakra is located on the lower soft portion o f the t hroat. A pply localized sweeping and energizing on the t hroat c hakra a nd o nt he 4. An a sthmatic pa tient has a malf unctioning aj na chakra and b asic c hakra. C lean and energize the ajna chakra and the basic chakra. To improve the q uality of the blood produced, the bones in the body have to be cleansed and energized. Clean and energize the spinal column and the bones in the arms and in the legs. Apply localized s weeping a nd s imultaneously e nergize the s pinal c olumn. A pply localized sweeping while visualizing your ha nd...
ASTHMA If you suffer from asthma, you should do the full set of eight Ba Duanjin exercises every day. These are marvellous for your whole system and are well known for their long-term effect on anyone who suffers from chronic, debilitating conditions such as this. You must try to do these exercises every day in addition to regular Zhan Zhuang training. This is particularly important in view of the persistent, recurring nature of asthma. Over time, you will see the difference. Zhan Zhuang exercise is being used successfully in some hospitals in China for the treatment of tuberculosis and chronic ailments such as bronchial asthma.
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