Asthma

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Asthma

A CHRONIC CONDITION THAT AFFECTS THE LUNGS AND BRONCHIAL TUBES AND IMPAIRS THE ABILITY TO BREATHE

WHO IT AFFECTS?

ASTHMA

*COUGHING*WHEEZING*SHORTNESS OF BREATH *CHEST TIGHTNESS

*INHEIRITED*ENVIORMENTAL FACTORS

Treatments

what does it affect?

Types of asthma

CAUSES

SYMPTOMS

*Boys are more likely to have it than girls.*smokers*obese

Inhalers- sends relief to the airways

It affects the respirtory system. The trachea and bronchial tubes are sensitive, when irritated the muscles constrict more easilky making it hard to breathe

PREVENTIONS*Get vaccinated*monitor breathing*treat attacks early*take meds as prescribed

*Allergetic Asthma* Non Allergetic asthma -irritants, smoke*Nocturnal Asthma- worsens at night

Works Citedhttp://www.teenhealthandwellness.com/Izenberg, Neil. Human Diseases and Conditions. New York: Scribner/Thomson/Gale, 2000. Print.


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