World Asthma Day: Men Are More Vulnerable To Respiratory Allergies Than The Women: Males are more sensitive to allergens such as dust, pollen, food products, and fungi, and therefore, more prone to respiratory allergies like asthma, compared with females, finds a survey by SRL Diagnostics.
World Asthma Day: Men Are More Vulnerable To Respiratory Allergies Than The Women
The survey is showing that dust has the most significant allergic reactions in men 65.48 percent than in women’s 49.39.
Further, men are also found to have the highest reactions to allergens like pollens, wheat, mould/ fungi, grass and even insects like a cockroach, then women.
Moreover, young adults, those below 30 years, were observed to suffer more from allergen reactions than older adults.
The allergic reaction is range from mild to severe, but irrespective of that, it is essential that people know their allergic triggers so that these can be avoiding B.R. Das, Adviser and Mentor R and D, SRL Diagnostics, says statement.
In our analysis, we are identifying several allergens which can be triggers for asthma.
However, the mites hidden in dust were found to be the most common cause of allergy-induced asthma,” he is adding.
The analysis is doing on diagnostic test reports of 5 years from the year 2013 and 2017 with the sample size of more than 63,000 patients across India.
It has to undergo blood IgE level checks for the allergens which are known to causing Allergic asthma.
Inhalation therapy remaining the best form of drug delivery in asthma as it delivering drugs directly in lungs, and the action is quick, and the lesser dose is requiring to improve the symptoms.
Inhalation therapy not only treats the patients suffering from breathlessness but also prevents further attacks of asthma.
The inhalers are handy, easy to carry and patient-friendly as they are very simple to use, says Sandeep Nayar, Senior Consultant and Head of Department Respiratory Medicine, Allergy and Sleep Disorder.
Patients are advising to carry them in their pockets so that they can be immediately used to overcome asthmatic attacks, the doctor says.
Inhalers and staying away from standard allergens is the cornerstone of treatment.
The newest modality available is bronchial thermoplastic, which uses radiofrequency heat to decrease the airway wall thickness and helps minimise asthma symptoms.
Nearly 80 percent patients have a tremendous sustained response adding Arvind Perathur, Consultant, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.
So, these are the points of describing the World Asthma Day Men are more vulnerable to respiratory allergies than the women.
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