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Etiology

Diagnosis Asthma In Children – Sign

Asthma is a common condition caused by narrowing of the small air passages (breathing tubes/bronchi) in the lungs. The narrowing happens because the air passages become swollen and inflamed. This makes it harder for air to get through, and causes wheezing, coughing and problems with breathing. Common asthma signs The clinical picture …

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Diagnosis Asthma In Children – Symptoms

Asthma is the most common chronic disease of childhood and the leading cause of childhood morbidity from chronic disease as measured by school absences, emergency department visits, and hospitalization. Recognizing asthma symptoms Asthma is characterized by inflammation of the bronchial tubes with increased production of sticky secretions inside the tubes. …

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Type of Trigger Factors

ASTHMA is defined as chronic inflammatory disease of airways characterised by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction and bronchospasm. Symptoms include wheezing, coughing, chest tightness and shortness of breath. The airways are super sensitive. They react to many things, such as cigarette smoke, pollen or cold air. These are …

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea & Uncontrolled Bronchial Asthma

OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA AND UNCONTROLLED BRONCHIAL ASTHMA- WHAT IS THE LINK? Obstructive Sleep Apnea Hypopnea Syndrome (OSAHS) and asthma are 2 diseases of the common airway. Asthma affects the lower respiratory tract or also known as the lower airway. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) affects the upper respiratory tract …

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Asthma and Smoking

What is Asthma? Asthma is a chronic lung disease that causes episodes of difficulty in breathing. Asthma symptoms are caused primarily by chronic inflammation of the airways. This makes the airways of the patient with asthma highly sensitive to various trigger factors. When the airways inflammation is triggered by any …

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Occupational Asthma

Occupational asthma is asthma caused by or worsened by exposure to substances in the workplace. Many substances in the workplace can cause occupational asthma. The most common triggers are wood dust, grain dust, animal dander, fungi and certain chemicals. The true frequency of occupational asthma is not known as many cases …

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Asthma and Pregnancy

Asthma is the most common condition affecting the lungs during pregnancy. Asthma affects approximately 8 percent of women in their childbearing years. Well-controlled asthma is not associated with significant risk to mother or baby but uncontrolled asthma can cause serious complications. With appropriate asthma treatment and control, most women with asthma …

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