Woman's asthma throughout life: Towards a personalized management?

[Woman's asthma throughout life: Towards a personalized management?] Rev Mal Respir. 2020 Feb 10;: Authors: Raherison C, Hamzaoui A, Nocent-Ejnaini C, Essari LA, Ouksel H, Zysman M, Prudhomme A, groupe de travail Femmes et poumons de la SPLF Abstract In a woman's life, asthma can affect her in a variety of ways, with the onset of premenstrual asthma currently under-diagnosed. It is estimated that about 20% of women with asthma have premenstrual asthma, which is more common in patients with severe asthma. Women with asthma are at high risk of exacerbations and of severe asthma. Asthma is the most common chronic disease during pregnancy with potential maternal and foetal complications. Asthma medications are safe for the foetus and it is essential to continue pre-existing treatment and adapt it to the progress of asthma during the pregnancy. Sex steroids modulate the structure and function of bronchial and immune cells. Understanding their role in asthma pathogenesis is complicated by the ambivalent effects of bronchodilating and pro-inflammatory oestrogens as well as the diversity of response to their association with progesterone. Menopausal asthma is a clinical entity and is part of one of the phenotypes of severe non-allergic and low steroid-sensitive asthma. Targeted assessment of the domestic and professional environment allows optimization of asthma management. PMID: 32057504 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Revue des Maladies Respiratoires - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Rev Mal Respir Source Type: research

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