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What You Need To Know About Asthma

Many people suffer from Asthma are mainly children. Asthma is a disease connected with the respiratory system. In a case of an asthma attack, the airways which are known as the bronchioles or bronchi are blocked causing restrictions to breathing. Also the air tubes can swell if mucous is released and cause spasms. There are many causes of asthma, one …

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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 …

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Asthma-Emphysema

Now you have a general idea of the elements that make up your respiratory system after going through and how they normally work together. You’ve also seen where and how emphysema and chronic bronchitis create problems. Here we focus on the diseases themselves and tie all the pieces together. What does each disease look like? How and why are emphysema …

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Asthma and Your Airways-About Asthma Treatments

Generally your lungs can usually cope well with microscopic invaders so when you cough or sneeze they are smartly expelled. But when you have asthma and breathe in any substance that is allergic to you, your responsive immunity will interact. The normal airway or bronchus is lines with a fine protective layer, the mucosa or epithelium. Some cells in this …

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Know About Asthma

Question asked always – What Is Asthma? Asthma – is a respiratory condition which is weakening of the organ by inflammation and narrowing of the Bronchial tubes, these are the small airways that carry air in and out of the lungs. When this happens it makes it difficult for a person to breathe. How Do You End Up With the respiratory …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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A Few Things About Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a condition of the lungs that makes breathing difficult. There can be many types of this malady, including emphysema or bronchiectasis. Some warning signs that COPD is developing is a chronic cough. A cough that lasts more than a month is considered chronic. It’s a sign that something is wrong with a person’s respiratory …

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