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    Asthma Triggers

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    trigger an asthma attack is virtually impossible. In the home, the workplace, even in the air we breathe, we're surrounded by an endless list of potential asthma triggers. A vast range of stimuli can trigger asthma attacks. Chief culprits include dust mites, air conditioning (which cycles offending substances into the air we breathe) and something as simple as cat dander! Individual asthmatics, however, tend to have their own "red-alert" triggers. The following is a list of common asthma…

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    Living With Asthma

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    time you performed a vigorous exercise. Can you remember how you felt after this? More than likely you were short of breath, tight chested, and even coughing. These are just a few of the common symptoms experienced with asthma. Now imagine those feelings, but twice as worse. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder affecting the lungs and airways. It is often exhibited by symptoms such as wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and coughing. Finally, imagine experiencing these symptoms after…

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    Childhood Asthma

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    Asthma is most commonly known as being a chronic condition in the US that has been known to having an effect in people young and old. It is a condition in which the airway passages are narrowed leading to symptoms of wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and cough (Bijanzadeh, Mahesh, Nallur 1). In today's world there seem to be many factors that could increase the risk of children developing asthma. Those factors may include genetic predisposition, environment interaction, prenatal…

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    Asthma Case

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    A 14-year-old male with a history of poorly controlled asthma was transported to the University of Minnesota Masonic hospital by way of Maple Grove hospital with status asthmaticus on Wednesday, February 24th. The patient began having breathing difficulty on the eve of the 22nd. On the 23rd, he called his mother from school and stated that he “was having a hard time breathing”. Initially, the patient was brought to his allergist office, where his SpO2 was 84%. He was given albuterol and sent…

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    Asthma Essay

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    According to National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute asthma is a chronic or long-term lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways. (___) This repertory condition marked by spasms in the bronchi tubes of the lungs making it difficult to breathe. This condition usually is cause by an allergic reaction or irritation. When one of these trigger is inhaled it causes the airway to spasm resulting in the passage constricting. The airways become inflamed, narrow, and swell causing extra mucus…

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    Symptoms Of Asthma

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    Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the bronchial mucosa that causes bronchial hyper responsiveness, constriction of the airways, and variable airflow obstruction that is reversible. Asthma occurs at all ages, with approximately half of all cases developing during childhood and another third before age 40 (McCance & Huether, 2014). The most common symptom of asthma is wheezing. Other symptoms include shortness of breath, chronic coughing, chest tightness, and trouble sleeping at…

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    Pathophysiology Of Asthma

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    Asthma is categorized to be a chronic reversible inflammation of the airway structures (Lee and Schwartz, 2002), which contributes to the airway hypersensitivity, limitation of airflow, and respiratory symptoms (National Institute of Heath, 2007). The immunehistopathologic characteristics involve the inflammatory cell infiltrations that include: Mast cell activation, Neutrophils, Lymphocytes, and Epithelial cell injury. Hence, the interaction between the airway inflammations and the clinical…

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    Asthma Research Papers

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    Asthma is one of the leading causes of absences from work and school. About 26 million Americans experience the symptoms of asthma. In the last ten years, the population of asthmatic people increased by 15%. Records show that young boys are twice as likely to have asthma than a girl. There has not been a scientific reason behind why that is true. Asthma is a chronic disease involving the bronchial tubes in the lungs. When having an asthma attack, the airways in the lungs are inflamed and become…

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    Research Paper On Asthma

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    Asthma is a common household word that many people use day to day. The word Asthma is often misused and usually correlated with obesity. Asthma is a chronic disease involved in the airways of the lungs. Asthma is the inflammation of these airways that allow air to travel in and out of the lungs, bringing the body necessary oxygen. Due to the inflammation, the tissue surrounding the airways can become swollen and the muscles involved with breathing can tighten, which can cause the symptoms…

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    Asthma Case Study

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    1. Based on the information in the case study, which type of asthma is Tegan Smith likely to have suffered?253 “Asthma is a chronic lung disease, which can be controlled but not cured.” National Asthma Council Australia. (2015). The condition results in excessive variation in lung function and a presence of respiratory symptoms, (e.g. wheezing, shortness of breath, cough chest tightness). Asthma “results from complex interactions between an individual's inherited genetic makeup and their…

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