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    Exercise Induced Asthma

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    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, asthma is a disease that affects your lungs. It causes repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and nighttime or early morning coughing. This chronic condition is when the airways that carry air to and from lungs get affected. People that are affected with this for a long time are said to be asthmatic (CDC.GOV, 2015). The inside walls of an asthmatic's airways are swollen or inflamed. This swelling or…

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    Asthma Research Paper

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    the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America declares May to be “National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.” Spring is a peak season for asthma and allergy sufferers, lending it to be the perfect time to educate different communities about these diseases. There are two major types of asthma, occupational and childhood. Occupational asthma is caused by inhaling fumes, gases, dust, or other potentially harmful substances. Childhood asthma is usually developed before the age of five. Asthma…

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    Asthma Research Paper

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    Asthma is a chronic disease that effects the airways to the lungs causing inflammation, irritation, and difficulty breathing. Most of you may not think of asthma as a killer disease, yet more than 5,000 Americans die of asthma each year. According to the Mayo Clinic web page, asthma also accounts for more than 400,000 hospital discharges annually. As the number of people with asthma increases, the more likely you are to meet a person who has the disease. I have had asthma my whole life but as I…

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    I will be talking about asthma asthma is a disease that affects the airway of the lungs. These airways allow you to breath in and out of your lungs. If you have asthma your airways are always inflamed your muscles can get tightened by something that triggers your symptom. Most of the time when asthma gets triggered by something it is physical activity or running. Many people with asthma have allergies that affect your allergies. Asthma symptoms,the most common symptom is wheezing. This is a…

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    Asthma Research Paper

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    Asthma is a disease that affects your lungs. Your air passages inflame and it causes a temporary narrowing of the airways that carry oxygen to your lungs. An asthma attack is a sudden worsening of asthma symptoms caused by the tightening of muscles around your airways. During the asthma attack, the lining of the airways also becomes swollen or inflamed and thicker mucus is produced. It can be triggered by allergens, exercise, smoke, pollution, or airway infections. If your asthma is severe it…

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    Asthma Research Paper

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    First, what is Asthma? Asthma is a chronic long-term respiratory condition that causes spasms in the bronchi of the lungs causing difficulty breathing. This occurs when a person’s airways become inflamed, narrow, and swell, that produce more mucous and makes it harder to breathe. Asthma causes wheezing, chest tightening, shortness of breath, and coughing. There’s no certain age limit that get asthma, but it usually happens during childhood and continue to stay with you throughout life. There…

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    Asthma Research Paper

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    Asthma Asthma is a chronic lung disease that irritates and narrows the respiratory airways. This lung disease is not limited to any specific age group, as it affects people of all ages, but it does begin developing in the childhood stage. Around 25 million Americans currently live with asthma, with a third of these people being children.¹ Living with this condition is a responsibility that the affected person must carry. Asthma is not considered to be a life threatening condition by most, but…

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    Asthma Literature Review

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    First, we reviewed several literatures and found that asthma is a growing public health problem in the United States. At the time of the study, the disease was estimated to affect 39.5 million people of which 10.5 million are children age less than 18 years old (CDC, 2011). The highest prevalence was among Black Non-Hispanics (10.5%), Hispanics (10.2%), and Whites (7.9%). Other subgroups with high prevalence rates were children ages 0-15 with a prevalence of (9.4%), American Indians/ Alaska…

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    Asthma: An Annotated Bibliography America Breathing Easier 2010: CDC’s National Asthma Control Program AT A GLANCE E. (n.d) Retrieved March 16, 2015from http://www.cdc.gov/asthma/aag/2010/ataglance2010.pdf The Center for Disease and Control Prevention is national asthma control program at a glance. This website gave the information about how to improving the quality of life and reducing the death and cost that impact on U.S. population. Overall, the CDC;s National Asthma Control Program…

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    Research Paper On Asthma

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    What is asthma? Asthma is a respiratory condition marked by spasms in the bronchi of the lungs, causing difficulty in breathing. It usually results from an allergic reaction or other forms of hypersensitivity. Many other respiratory illnesses include; allergies,Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease,Chronic bronchitis,Emphysema, and Cystic fibrosis. There are many symptoms of asthma but here are the most noticeable: Coughing, especially at night,wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness,…

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