Asthma

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Asthma

What is asthma?It is a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways. Researchers believe it to be caused by genetics or "contact with some airborne allergens or exposure to some viral infections in infancy or in early childhood when the immune system is developing."

Asthma

treatments

1) cough without phlegm production2.) wheezing3) extreme difficulty breathing4) tightness in chest5)erratic pulse

Symptoms of an attack

Asthma attacks can be triggered by allergies, sinusitis, exercize, dust, and stress. Never let an asthmatic open a container of chlorine tablets to close to his face.

effects 3-5% of adults and 7-10% of children as well as those who care about them.


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