While Asthma-like symptoms were described as far back as ancient Egypt around 1500 B.C., asthma was first defined as a term around 400 B.C. by the Hippocratic authors of Con, ancient Greece. Some authors give full credit for defining the term asthma for the medical community to Hippocrates, although most experts now believe there were many authors. He did not define asthma the way we do today. Instead, he defined it as a symptoms of shortness of breath. Gradually, since that time, asthma was slowly morphed into what it is today, with all the other ailments that cause shortness of breath (kidneys, heart, common cold, croup, etc.) being extricated from the rubric term asthma to become disease entities of their own. Asthma was proven to be a disease of spasms of the lungs by Charles J. B. Williams in 1840, with various physicians over the next 100 years confirming this theory. It wasn't until the 1990s that asthma was found to be a disease of chronic inflammation of the air passages.
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It was first "discovered" or mentioned by Hippocrates of Cos II around 450 BC.But Galen, a Greek scientist, further discovered it.
in the 1960s asthma was just discovered by a greek physician and by doctor glen who discovered the symptoms of asthma
The first asthma pump was made in 1882
First aid kits don't have asthma pumps.
It was Hippocrates (460-357 BC), the Greek physician, who first described asthma and its resulting "spasms". Galen (130-201 BC), a Greco-Roman doctor, discovered that asthma was due to bronchial obstruction. He treated it with owl's blood in wine.The term asthma comes from the ancient Greek word for panting or gasping.Camel and crocodile droppings were the asthma treatments of choice in Ancient Egypt.The ancient Chinese used ephedrine to ease the symptoms of asthma thousands of years before Western physicians introduced it as a treatment.Italian physician Bernardino Ramazzini described a link between his patient's asthma and their jobs as far back as the early 1900s.Rene Laennec invented the stethoscope, basically a rolled up piece of paper, to place his ear on his female patient's naked chest.Until the late 1800s, the most popular method of delivering asthma medication into the lungs was smoke.In 1864, Dr. Henry Hyde Salter identified animal dander as an asthma trigger.The secret ingredients of the popular 19th century asthma cures were usually alcohol, cocaine or morphine. In the late 1800s, atropine derived from the deadly nightshade plant was added to cigarettes to help treat asthma.In 1901, a Japanese scientist, Jokici Takamine, purifies adrenaline, found in the suprarenal glands of sheep (discovered in 1898) and develops the first effective bronchodilator.In the 1960s, asthma researchers discovered that asthma is an inflammatory disease, not just constriction of the airways, and that asthma sufferers have a sensitive immune system which reacts to airborne allergens. The first inhaled anti-inflammatory medication is born.In 1972, inhaled corticosteroids hit the market.
It is not possible to know who was first diagnosed with Asthma as there was no record of the person's name or identity. Asthma was first officially recorded as a medical condition or problem in 450BC by Hippocrates in Greece.
Children can prevent getting asthma by drinking plenty of apple juice. British scientists have discovered that if a child drink plenty of apple juice it can prevent a him/her from getting asthma. Until the exact cause of asthma is discovered, there can be no cure or method of prevention. There are probably some studies that show certain things that are linked to asthma or to the lack of instances of asthma, but they don't prove that asthma is prevented or cured by them, only that there seems to be some relation between asthma and certain other things. Those relationships could just as easily be coincidences as anything else, so they just mean that they warrant further studies.
The word 'asthma' first appears in Homer's Illiad, and Hippocrates was the first to use it to describe a medical condition. It is believed to be derived from the Greek aazein which means "sharp breathe."
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If you have asthma, use your emergency inhaler. If this is your first asthma attack, seek medical care to be sure it is asthma, and not another medical problem, such as anaphylactic shock.
some scientist belive that asthma came with the human race first signs of asthma was recorded by homer while writing the Iiliad
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I had asthma for more that 40 years before I discovered certain herbs that helped me rid myself of the death defying disease, and I accomplished this in 30 days just with herbs...
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Asthma usually begins in childhood or adolescence, but it also may first appear during adult years
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