Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition characterized by inflammation and narrowing of the airways, which can cause difficulty breathing. Here is some information on the symptoms, causes, testing, conventional treatment, functional medicine treatments, IV drip therapy benefits, and recommended supplements for support:


  • Wheezing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest tightness
  • Fatigue
  • Coughing, especially at night or early morning
  • Difficulty breathing or rapid breathing.


  • Asthma can be caused by a variety of factors, including genetics, environmental factors, and allergies.
  • Triggers can include air pollution, exercise, chilly air, smoke, and certain medications.


  • Medical professionals may perform a physical exam and order diagnostic tests, such as spirometry, to assess lung function and diagnose asthma.

Conventional treatment:

  • Treatment of asthma typically involves medication to manage symptoms, including bronchodilators and corticosteroids.
  • Lifestyle modifications, such as avoiding triggers and getting regular exercise, may also be recommended.

Functional Medicine treatments:

  • Functional Medicine approaches to treating asthma involve identifying and addressing the underlying factors that contribute to asthma symptoms, such as nutrient deficiencies, inflammation, and gut health.
  • Nutritional interventions may include consuming anti-inflammatory foods and supplements, such as omega-3 fatty acids, magnesium, and vitamin D.
  • Lifestyle interventions may include reducing exposure to environmental toxins, stress management techniques, and getting adequate sleep.
  • Gut health interventions may include identifying and addressing imbalances in gut bacteria, reducing inflammation in the gut, and healing the gut lining.

IV drip therapy benefits:

  • IV drip therapy is a method of delivering nutrients and hydration directly into the bloodstream through an intravenous line.
  • IV drip therapy for asthma may include a combination of immune-boosting nutrients, such as vitamin C, B vitamins, and magnesium.
  • Benefits of IV drip therapy may include improved immune function, reduced inflammation, and relief from symptoms such as fatigue and dehydration.

Recommended supplements for support:

  • Omega-3 fatty acids - may help to reduce inflammation and improve lung function.
  • Magnesium - may help to relax the airways and improve lung function.
  • Vitamin D - helps to regulate immune function and may reduce inflammation.
  • Quercetin - a natural anti-inflammatory that may help to reduce asthma symptoms.
  • N-acetylcysteine (NAC)  

It is important to note that Functional Medicine treatments, IV drip therapy, and supplements are not a replacement for conventional medical care, and it's important to consult a healthcare professional if you have asthma or any concerning symptoms.

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