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    Asthma for Life The person I interviewed was my 16 year grandson D. Bass. Mr. Bass lives in a small rural community about twenty minutes away from me. He has had asthma his entire life. This interview took place at my house, he drove over on a Sunday afternoon to visit and I conducted the interview. I spent about an hour asking him questions, then did a brief physical assessment on him. He is a typical adolescent teenager and had to hurry out had somewhere to go. Questionnaire I first…

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    Asthma Research Paper

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    There is no cure for asthma. However, there are many things that you can do in order to help your child get asthma relief. Below is a list of things that you can do to help your child reduce his or her asthma symptoms: Pay Attention To Triggers There are many things that can trigger asthma symptoms. Sulfites, which are chemicals found in shrimp, fruit and dried potatoes, can worsen asthma. Certain medications, such as pain relievers, can also worsen asthma. If your child is taking a medication…

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    major impact on asthma, researchers then began questioning where they were derived from. Leukotrienes are formed from omega 6 vegetable oil, which is also known as linoliec acid. Researchers have discovered that the way we eat is one of the major causes of asthma and allergic reactions. Eicasonoids generated from PUFA, particularly omega 6 are some of the early substances released in the lungs during an asthma attack. Omega 6, however, is not the only substance that can exacerbate asthma.…

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    Asthma In Schools Essay

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    The number of children who currently have asthma is 6.8 million, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website. Asthma is a chronic disease in your airways that makes breathing difficult sometimes. An asthma attack is the inflammation in the airway passages, which make the airways that carries oxygen become temporary, narrowed. People that have asthma can be especially sensitive to triggers. Often time’s airways will flare up to the simplest triggers like pollen, animal…

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    The signs of asthma: Constant cough, breathing out, cut short, fatigue, problems feeding (or grunting during feeding for infants), skipping out(sports activities) and problems sleeping. The symptoms of asthma include: Tight chest, Shortness/rapid of breath, Wheezing, Coughing, Chest tightness or pain. Trouble sleeping caused by shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing. A whistling or wheezing sound when exhaling, it is noticeable that wheezing is a common sign of asthma in children. Laughing is…

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    Asthma Case Study

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    due to the hospital having records of his initial episode with breathing. The doctor who admitted Evan the second time explained how allergens are irritants that trigger his restrictive airway disorder or asthma. After his second hospital stay the doctors went ahead and diagnosed him with asthma. The diagnosis he received from the primary care pediatricians at Five Oaks Medical center answered many of the questions I had for years. The specialists simply gave me the medical term for what he…

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    Research Paper On Asthma

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    medications, therapy, surgery, and other treatments. For instance, a person born with asthma, a condition where the airway is being infected and swollen by certain factors such as dust or pollen, can live a healthy and productive life if he or she receives suitable treatments. Although it seems that asthma is just a temporary condition because its symptoms could end in a short period of time, thanks to the medicine, asthma includes silent life-long changes in the airway muscles that could make…

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    Health Benefits Of Asthma

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    Asthma is a progressive inflammatory disease of the small bronchial airways constricting, causing the client difficulties in exhaling, that leads to breathlessness and wheezing. An herbal tincture focus on repairing the lungs membranes and increasing strength and vitality of the respiratory system includes Lobelia, a bronchodilator and antispasmodic which will support the repairing. It is thought to stimulate the respiratory center of the brain resulting in deeper and stronger breathing.…

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    Asthma Case Study

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    The top 3 differential diagnoses for Ms. Johnson are asthma, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema. Data that supports the diagnosis of asthma for Mr. Johnson are shortness of air especially upon exertion (“can’t keep up during walk”), respiratory wheezes, productive white sputum, tachycardia, decreased force expiratory volume in one second (FEV1), which is 56% as listed in the case study. Supporting data for chronic bronchitis are that Ms. Johnson has risk factor of extensive history of tobacco…

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    Early Childhood Asthma

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    Asthma is a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways making breathing difficult for millions of Americans (NIH, 2014). Asthma has no specific cause but many researchers believe it to occur of a combination of genetics and environmental factors. Asthma usually occurs in early childhood but is not limited to only children it can also develop in adulthood. Merced County has about 56,000 children and adults who have been diagnosed with this condition (CDPH, 2016). Asthma affects 1…

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