How To Behave During Pregnancy If You Have Chronic Asthma

Bronchial asthma is a disease that affects the airways of people and involves many daily difficulties. According to reliable statistical sources, a non-negligible percentage of pregnant women suffer from this condition. But are there any negative effects generated by this disease during the gestation period? And how should pregnant women react?

Experts in the field believe that certainly, the bronchial asthma produces a hormonal change in the body of the woman pregnant, and such changes can be favorable or negative or indifferent. But how should this respiratory dysfunction be addressed?

First of all, it is of great interest to be followed by a qualified doctor who can accompany the pregnant woman throughout the pregnancy. Also, periodically it is necessary to undergo some individual tests to check your breathing capacity, so you need to do specific spirometry tests that give fast and reliable results.

Do not underestimate the hygienic conditions of the environment in which you live: the pregnant woman with chronic asthma must avoid contact with microorganisms daily and keep at a safe distance, for all nine months of pregnancy, both pets and cigarette smoke. Even psychophysical stress could become effective complicity of asthma, so it is desirable to keep calm and escape situations that can cause such ailments.

If asthma occurs specifically during pregnancy, it is essential to undergo the right allergic tests, even if experts usually advise not to immunize during that period. In fact, if you were to become aware of the fact of being chronic asthmatic during pregnancy, it is better to postpone the vaccination therapy for this and any form of allergy in the post-partum period.