Asthma is a chronic disease of respiratory system. In asthma air passages get swollen and become narrow. Mucus increases in air passage leading decreased breathing in and out of air in lungs, leading to difficulty in breathing, shortness of breath, cough. Patient can feel tightness in chest.

Sign and Symptoms:

Symptoms can vary from patient to patient. Difficulty/ discomfort can increase while exercise, ascending stairs or while some other physical exertion etc.

Sign and symptoms:

  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Weakness on slight exertion
  • Tightness in chest

Sign and symptoms and their intensity can vary in different patients. Their complaint can worsen in different situations like:

  • Exposure to dust, chemicals, strong odors etc.
  • Exposure to cold.
  • Cold weather.
  • Exertion/ exercise.
  • Exposure to allergens such as pollens.
  • Emotional upset.
  • Mental stress.
  • Air Pollution.
  • High Humidity.
  • Tobacco smoking.

Frequently asked questions

Is Asthma genetic:

Asthma is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Environmental factors include exposure to air pollution and allergens.

What are the things that can trigger Asthma:

  • Dust mites
  • Pollens
  • Viral infections
  • Certain air pollutants
  • Smoke
  • Exercise
  • Cold air
  • Chemical fumes and other strong-smelling substances like perfumes
  • Certain food additives like sulfites
  • Intense emotions

Do the cold weather has relation to Asthma:

Asthma is related to weather. Certain weathers like cold, humid weather and change of weather can trigger asthma.

Is Asthma Curable?

Homeopathy can cure Asthma. However duration of treatment may vary from patient to patient depending upon environmental factors, severity of disease, comorbid conditions of patient  and patient response to treatment.  

Clinical Observation:

I have observed that Asthma is triggered further by Extreme cold, Change of weather. In food/ diet that is too Spicy/ peppery or is too fatty or icy cold also triggers Asthma. On mental level it is observed that any fears and anxieties can trigger Asthma.   


There are many medicines for asthma like Antim-Tart, Carb-Veg, Pulsatilla, Arsenic Alb, Sulphur, Natrum–Sulph, Lycopodium etc., but Asthma being chronic ailment no homeopathic medicine should be taken without consulting doctor. Please consult Homeopathic doctor to get rid of breathing discomforts and Asthma.


Homoeopathy is a system of medicine that was started by Dr Samuel Hahnemann in 1796. It is based on doctrine of Similia Simlibus Curentur which means Like Cures Like.

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