Today, doctors are faced with the problem of late detection of the disease, diagnosis is delayed by an average of 3-5 years. Often people do not pay attention to the first symptoms of asthma, and learn about its presence when develop severe forms of the disease.
"Asthma can occur at any age. But more often it is diagnosed in children. And boys disease recorded in 2 times more often than girls. However, by 20-30 years in the sex ratio in this disease aligned "- says allergist.
Occurrence of asthma to such factors as genetic predisposition, exposure to different allergens, viral and bacterial infections, adverse environment, poor nutrition, bad habits. All this has a negative effect on the immune system and the body becomes helpless against various diseases, including asthma before. Physicians are advised to pay attention to the complicated attacks and wheezing, cough , it may be the first signs of asthma. In such cases, the need to consult an allergist. Doctors also remind that cure the disease in the early stages is much lighter than its chronic form.