Archives

All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘about asthma’

About Asthma Terms

The three most common chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases—emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and asthma—all present a confusingly similar symptom scenarios. Dyspnea, difficulty in moving air through the airways, chest tightness, and wheezing are common with all three. Coughing is a basic symptom of chronic bronchitis, and frequent with the other two. The airway hyperactivity of asthma often appears when chronic bronchitis temporarily worsens. These similarities …

Read More

Asthma – About Breathing

To summarize: The normal work of breathing is the work needed to expand the respiratory system from its resting position, plus the work needed to overcome friction created by air moving against the airway walls. Overcoming both elastance (the reciprocal of capacitance) and resistance combines the efforts of the respiratory and expiatory muscles. And taking larger breaths and breathing faster both make the respiratory …

Read More

Information About Asthma

What is Asthma? – Asthma is a chronic condition in which the upper airways become obstructed, resulting in wheezing and, at times, severe difficulty in breathing. It may be triggered by an allergic response to a particular environmental substance or circumstance–at home, at work, indoors or out–resulting in spasms that hinder the breathing organs. Allergic asthma is presumed to be …

Read More

Important Facts About Asthma

 Asthma is one of the commonest childhood diseases although it attacks adults as well. Asthma affects the lungs causing repeated occurring of coughing, wheezing, chest tightness and breathlessness. The affirmative cause of asthma is unknown but appears to have a genetic link. Although there is no cure, asthma can be controlled. Diagnosis is difficult especially in children under the age of 5. Having your …

Read More

All About Asthma

Asthma is a disease of the lungs that does not have a permanent cure. Asthma  happens due to inflammation of the bronchial tubes that make the air passages narrow making breathing difficult. When you have an attack of asthma, an enormous amount of mucus coats the airway walls, making it difficult for the lungs to get the normal amount of …

Read More

What You Should Know-About Asthma

Asthma is a illness of the respiratory system. It affects the lungs through the airways which sends air in and out of the lungs. When the airways are affected, they swell and therefore cannot pass air as it should. Asthma is a disease that affects all age groups from infant, children adults and even old people. This condition is not …

Read More

What One Should Know About Asthma and Panic Attacks

There are many factors one should know about asthma and panic attacks. One should know that they both will restrict your ability to live a normal healthy lifestyle because the two symptoms look same and yet completely different. Asthma can kill you if not well managed but panic attack will not kill you. However, there are some people who experience both …

Read More

Share
Share