6 Supplements To Help You Regain Control of Asthma
Like arthritis, asthma is described as a chronic inflammatory condition. Chronic inflammatory conditions are characterized as a reaction caused by irritants, stress, pathogens or free radical overload. These invaders shift immune reactions into overdrive, resulting in aggravated and inflamed tissues.
While joint inflammation tends to be most common, resulting in arthritis, asthma is the result of chronic inflammation of the airway, rather than the joints. This airway inflammation often results reduced activity due to poor asthma control and, often times, a dependence upon medication. However, this doesn’t need to be the case. There are natural alternatives available that can help reduce asthma flares, and, as a result, dependence on medication.
Are you ready to regain your active lifestyle and lessen your constant inhaler reliance? When taken daily, these six supplements may help you do just that!
The mineral magnesium is commonly used to promote muscle relaxation. In the case of asthma, magnesium may help relax the bronchial tubes and muscles in the esophagus, thus reducing medication reliance. According to clinical studies, a daily magnesium dosage of 340 mg is an appropriate dosage for reducing asthmatic symptoms.
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Article updated on: May 16th, 2014