Absolutely YES!! I have had a really bad Asthma problem this morning and I had taken quite enough ventolin but the problem persisted. However, after having a hot strong coffee, my problem almost evaporated! Go onto Google and type in 'coffee asthma' and you will see plenty of evidence to support my experience. You still need medication of course, but coffee is a good back-up. There are a couple of reason why it can help in an mild acute attack
1) Caffeine, is out of class of drugs called methylxanthines, this class has 2 other drugs in it, Theobromine and Theophylline (which has been used a lot over the years to treat asthma).
2)Warmth, will help to relax the bronchial tubes and make it easier to breath.
3)Fluids, asthmatics should drink alot of fluids (water) which helps to keep the lungs moist and helps to thin out the mucus so it is easier to cough up and out. Caffeine is similar to adenosine, and binds to the adenosine receptors of cells, without activating them. This means the adenosine receptors cannot be activated by real adenosine. In the brain, this eventually leads to the release of epinephrine (adrenaline) and norepinephrine. Epinephrine and norephineprhine lead to increased heart rate, blood pressure and blood flow to muscles, a decreased blood flow to the skin and inner organs and a release of glucose by the liver, and dilation of the bronchial tubes. There is also a metabolite of Caffeine, called Theophylline, which relaxes smooth muscles, chiefly your bronchioles.
No. If anything, it would make asthma irritating, due to the caffeine in coffee. A healthier diet would be better for asthma. Ask on!
no it does not
Coffee has no effect on asthma.A different perspective:As the parent of an asthmatic child, cold coffee can sometimes help reduce the severity of mild to moderate attacks.
Can parrots help Asthma?No, parrots can't help asthma. However, chiuauas do!
Having some strong coffee will help with asthma, if your having an immediate attack. Other preventable measures are to avoid triggers that start asthma, including staying indoors and wearing masks.
Give that person some warm water. Warm water has fluids. Also try coffee if you have any.
If you want them to die. Coffee is toxic for dogs.
From personal experience and from advice from a professional emergency medicine physician, the caffeine in coffee helps with headaches.
Chihuahua's do help with asthma,
Actually it is the caffeine in coffee that helps to improve the airway function of an asthmatic. Medical researchers found that the body cannot distinquish between caffeine and Theophylline, a drug commonly prescribed for persons with asthma. However, they caution one should never use caffeine instead of their prescribed medication. Two six-ounce cups of coffee, soda (colas) or tea or two chocolate bars contain enough caffeine to help alleviate asthma symptoms in an emergency situation. Coffee is a weak bronchodilator, and chemically related to the drug theophylline. It's been known for well over 100 years that a few cups of coffee can help during an asthma attack. If you are having severe attacks I would consult your doctor and only follow your doctors care when concerning care for your asthma.
Yes, Kiwis help with asthma if you eat a couple of them each day.