Can asthma kill you? A question many people think over once they or their dear ones have asthma. Asthma attacks vary in people. Death is the last stage.
There are many factors of an asthma attack, such as smoke, pollen, and pollution. Weather conditions impact asthma—winters increase the chances of attack. Often asthma patients prefer to stay indoors during winters. They are happy in summers.
Can asthma patients fight with COVID-19?
At present, COVID-19 is has spread globally. COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that spreads from one person to another. Its symptoms may include fever, cough, tiredness, and shortness of breath. People having asthma should be extra careful at this time and avoid going out or meeting anyone. As people with asthma have a weaker immune system, and their bodies and lungs are not strong enough to fight with such a virus.
Can asthma kill you if coronavirus attacks?
If you are an asthma patient and catch COVID-19, can asthma kill you, or will it boost coronavirus? The answer is not clear as researchers are working on the virus. COVID-19 is a new virus, and not much data is available about it. Therefore, for now, stay careful and maintain social distancing.
COVID-19 is killing many people worldwide, and at present, there is no medicine to cure it unless your body can itself fight with it. In people having asthma, typical respiratory illness is challenging to bear, so what could happen with coronavirus?
Safety measures for asthma patients
To stay safe and protected from flu or other respiratory infections, asthma patients should take a few protective measures;
- To keep asthma in control, take asthma medicines regularly
- Wash hands with warm water and soap frequently, especially after coughing and sneezing.
- Maintain social distancing, and
- Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth.
Asthmatic patients should take care these days. If you have any concerns regarding your health, schedule a visit today. Call the Internal Medicine Diagnostic Center at 281-252-8600.