What is Wheezing?

A wheeze is a continuous, coarse, whistling sound produced in the airways during breathing. Wheezing is commonly experienced by persons with a lung disease; the most common cause of recurrent wheezing is asthma, a form of reactive airway disease.

What are the Symptoms of Wheezing?

A Continuous Wheezing noise when breathing

What are the Causes of Wheezing?

If you are breathing through bronchial passages that are narrow or constricted due to a build up of mucus, you may experience difficulties and are likely to make whistling sounds which are a characteristic of wheezing. Because you are having difficulties in breathing, you may become worried and this makes your breathing worse.

Traditional Medical Treatments for Wheezing

You must see your GP to determine the cause of your wheezing and receive treatment for it.

Complementary/Alternative Treatments for Wheezing

Many natural complementary therapies for asthma may be effective for wheezing. Chinese medicine, reflexology, and herbal therapies are all reputed to help this condition.