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Just Now Also known as: bronchial asthmaMedically reviewed byDr. Govind DesaiMD, Respiratory MedicineView full profile onLinkedIn

A lung disorder characterized by narrowing of the airways, the tubes which carry air into the lungs, that are inflamed and constricted, causing shortness of breath, wheezing and cough.Urgent medical attention is usually recommended in severe cases by healthcare providersVery common (More than 3 million cases per year in US)Treatable by a medical professionalRequires lab test or imagingCan last several years or be lifelongFamily history may increase likelihoodWhat are the symptoms?Which specialist should you see?What are the causes?How is this diagnosed?Source: Focus Medica . For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice. Learn moreWas this helpful?
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    Signs of an asthma emergency include:

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  • 8 hours ago Asthma is a disease that affects your lungs. It causes repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and nighttime or early morning coughing. Asthma can be controlled by taking medicine and avoiding the …

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    9 hours ago Mar 23, 2022 · Asthma is a chronic condition that inflames and narrows the airways in the lungs. Learn about asthma causes, attacks, symptoms, triggers, and treatments. according to the …

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    9 hours ago Asthma is a chronic disease. It has to be cared for all the time—not just when symptoms are present: The four parts of continually managing asthma are: Identify and minimize contact …

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    5 hours ago Feb 16, 2022 · Asthma is a common disease and has a range of severity, from a very mild, occasional wheeze to acute, life-threatening airway closure. It usually presents in childhood and is associated with other features of atopy, such as …

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    8 hours ago Asthma. Asthma makes breathing difficult for millions of Americans. There's no cure, but it can be managed and treated so you can live a normal, healthy life. The American Lung Association is committed to supporting those affected …

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    6 hours ago Mar 05, 2022 · Having asthma doesn't mean you have to be less active. Treatment can prevent asthma attacks and control symptoms during activity. Regular exercise can strengthen your …

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    5 hours ago CDC’s National Asthma Control Program. CDC’s National Asthma Control Program (NACP) was created in 1999 to help the millions of people with asthma in the United States gain control …

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    2 hours ago Jan 06, 2022 · CT scans of your sinuses. Blood tests. Gastroesophageal reflux assessment. Examination of the phlegm in your lungs (sputum induction and examination) for signs of a …

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    5 hours ago May 08, 2022 · Asthma is becoming a more prevalent disease since the early 1990s. From 1982 to 1992, the rate of asthma jumped from 34.7 to 49.4 per thousand.[1] The prevalence of asthma in the USA is around 8%.[2] There …

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    2 hours ago Aug 10, 2022 · Asthma reduces quality of life and is a major contributing factor to missed time from school and work. Severe asthma attacks may require emergency room visits and …

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    6 hours ago Asthma is a long-term inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs. It is characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction, and easily triggered bronchospasms. Symptoms include episodes of …

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    Just Now Oct 27, 2021 · Asthma is an inflammatory disease of the airways to the lungs. It makes breathing difficult and can make some physical activities challenging or even impossible.

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    6 hours ago Sep 07, 2022 · What Causes Asthma Symptoms? For people with asthma, respiratory infections, allergens, chemicals, odors, physical activity, emotions, seasonal changes and smoking can …

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    6 hours ago Summary. "Asthma is a breathing disorder that affects the airways. People with this condition experience recurrent swelling and narrowing of the airways of the lungs which is associated …

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    7 hours ago Asthma is a common lung condition that causes occasional breathing difficulties. It affects people of all ages and often starts in childhood, although it can also develop for the first time in adults. …

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What are signs that you have asthma?

    Signs of an asthma emergency include:

    • Rapid worsening of shortness of breath or wheezing
    • No improvement even after using a quick-relief inhaler
    • Shortness of breath when you are doing minimal physical activity

    Is asthma a deadly disease?

    The highest risk for high blood pressure was found among people with asthma, researchers said. High blood pressure and cholesterol, along with a lack of exercise, obesity, diabetes, smoking and a family history of cardiovascular issues, are all key contributors to heart disease, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    What is asthma, and what causes it?

    Asthma is a lung disease caused by inflammation (swelling) that leads to wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing. Who has asthma? Many people with asthma also have a family history of allergies, such as hay fever or pet allergies. It's a common ailment and a reason for a doctor visit. How is it treated?

    How do you know if you have asthma?

    • do not cut grass or walk on grass
    • do not spend too much time outside
    • do not keep fresh flowers in the house
    • do not smoke or be around smoke - it makes your symptoms worse
    • do not dry clothes outside - they can catch pollen
    • do not let pets into the house if possible - they can carry pollen indoors

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