When asthma symptoms appear and are diagnosed in adults older than age 20, it is typically known as adult-onset ast hma. About half of adults who have asthma also have allergies.Adult-onset asthma. No difference was found in spirometry or in admission to hospital for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma or any non‐neoplastic respiratory disease between the two groups. 14 The Cochrane collaboration reviews of a range of dietary interventions in asthma (including vitamin C supplements, sodium restriction and fish oil Cited by: 18.
The Differences Between Childhood and Adult-Onset Asthma Medically reviewed by Karen Gill, MD, specialty in pediatrics, on October 6, 2017 — Written by Kimberly Holland SymptomsAuthor: Kimberly Holland. Adult Onset Asthma. Although many people first develop asthma during childhood, asthma symptoms can occur at any time in life. This fact sheet provides general information about the nature of asthma when it appears in adults for the first time.
Adult-onset asthma does not run in families the way childhood asthma does. Instead, many factors have been linked to asthma in adulthood. Certain types of work: Asthma that starts or worsens on the job is one type of adult-onset asthma. 5 Usually, a chemical or allergen used at the job site is responsible for triggering symptoms. The symptoms. A balanced diet is key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and this is especially true in people with asthma. While no single vitamin, mineral or supplement can treat or cure asthma, research shows that adequate nutrition may relate to the number of asthma attacks and frequency of symptoms experienced.