CareFront Medical Group

Asthma

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Asthma

Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition that causes inflammation and narrowing of the airways, leading to recurring episodes of wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing. It affects people of all ages, from children to adults, and requires ongoing management to maintain optimal lung function and improve quality of life. With expert medical support at CareFront, individuals with asthma can go on to lead happy, healthy lives.

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Our Approach at CareFront

Our collaborative healthcare model at CareFront emphasizes teamwork and a patient-centered approach, ensuring that each patient receives personalized care and support. Our team of dedicated healthcare professionals, including primary care physicians, allergists, pulmonologists, and respiratory therapists, work together to provide evidence-based individualized care for asthma patients.

Our Services for Asthma Treatment

We offer a wide range of services to support asthma patients in their journey towards better respiratory health. Our medical facility provides.

Diagnosis and monitoring
Through evaluations, including lung function tests.

Asthma education
Our healthcare professionals provide education on asthma triggers, proper medication use, and lifestyle modifications to empower patients to take control of their health.

Coordination of care
CareFront collaborates with specialists, such as allergists and pulmonologists, to ensure seamless and coordinated care for our asthma patients.

Controller Medications (Long-Term Control)
Inhaled Corticosteroids (ICS)
Long-Acting Beta-Agonists (LABA)

Quick-Relief Medications (Short-Acting Beta-Agonists)
Short-acting beta-agonists (SABA)

Leukotriene Modifiers
Medications such as montelukast can help control inflammation by blocking the action of certain chemicals that contribute to asthma symptoms.

Monoclonal Antibodies (Biologics)
For severe asthma cases that are not well-controlled with other medications, biologics like omalizumab, mepolizumab, or dupilumab may be prescribed.

Combination Inhalers
Some medications combine both a corticosteroid and a long-acting beta-agonist in a single inhaler for added convenience.

Why is Asthma Treatment Important?/Common Symptoms

It is crucial to understand the common symptoms of asthma to seek timely medical attention. Some typical symptoms of asthma include.

Wheezing
Whistling or squeaky sounds when breathing, particularly during exhalation.

Shortness of breath
Difficulty in taking a full breath or feeling out of breath.

Chest tightness
Sensation or pressure in the chest.

Coughing
Persistent coughing, especially at night or early morning.