Is an asthma attack similar to a seizure?
No, not in the least.
A seizure is caused by many things, and is abnormal overactivity of neurons in the brain, causing the 'Tonic-Clonic' activity, or 'Grand-Mal Seizure'.
An asthma attack is brought on by irritation to the airway, in which the bronchioles constrict and inflame, and later produce excess mucous. It is a respiratory disorder, whle a seizure is a neural emergency.
well it depends on how bad your asthma is and how you treat it. You need to keep on top of it or you will have an asthma attack. An asthma attack is a respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing; usually of allergic origin. It is when the persons chest tightens up and is finding it hard to breathe. It is terrifying to have an asthma attack. I have asthma and i have at least 1…
Why would doctors ask a patient who has asthma to write down the times and places that they had asthma attack?
Asthma is an inflammatory disease of the airways. If you have asthma symptoms/risks are: wheezing, trouble breathing, coughing, etc. You can have an asthma attack which is loss of breath and a tight chest. This can be dangerous as there is a possibility that you can utterly stop breathing if the attack is so severe.
Panic attacks themselves cannot lead to death. However, if you have Asthma and you have a panic attack, there is an increased risk of it triggering an Asthma attack. Some asthma attacks can lead to death if the person is not given the correct medicine, their inhaler or on a nebuliser in hospital) or if they cannot be treated. I myself suffer from severe Asthma and i have have had panic attacks in the past…