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16 Asthma Facts You Should Know - What is Asthma? - Asthma

16 Asthma Facts You Should Know - What is Asthma? - Asthma | Brooks Composite Highschool Tonya | Scoop.it
I recently read a book written for physicians called Fatal Asthma. I wouldn't recommend it though, because it was a difficult read. &n...
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Interesting Facts: Some children do grow out of asthma over time. A major cause of severe asthma is cigarette smoke, both 1st and 2nd hand. Around 20 million Americans have asthma, and about 4,000 of those Americans will die from an asthma attack this year. Boys are twice as likely to develop asthma than girls. Whites have a decreased incidence of asthma than African Americans.

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How Can I Deal With My Asthma?

How Can I Deal With My Asthma? | Brooks Composite Highschool Tonya | Scoop.it
Asthma is more common these days than it used to be. The good news is it's also a lot easier to manage and control.
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Preventions: Some doctors perscribe an inhaler to treat asthma. There is an asthma action plan thay seems to help lots of people with this condition, Following all the steps described in an action plan allows people with asthma to participate in normal activities just like people that dont have this. Control your envirement, if you know you will have a hard time breathing in a certain environment dont go there. Dont smoke that will just make things worse.

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Asthma

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Millions of teens in the United States have asthma, a lung condition that causes difficulty breathing. Here are the basics on symptoms, triggers, and treatments.
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Symptoms: For some people with asthma find that certain substances that cause an allergic reaction can be a major trigger to have an asthma attack. Examples of the substances would be dust mites, molds, pollen, animal dander, and cockroaches. Asthma is also triggered by physical activity, in a lot of cases this can be treated with some kind of puffer or medication from a doctor. Cold or dry air can trigger asthma symptoms in some people. Colds, flu, and other viral infections can trigger asthma in some people also. So there are a lot of different things that can trigger the symptoms of asthma for example a girl's asthma can get worse just before her period. And even laughing, crying, and yelling can sometimes cause the airways to tighten in some peoples lungs when they are very sensitive.

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Millions of teens in the United States have asthma, a lung condition that causes difficulty breathing. Here are the basics on symptoms, triggers, and treatments.
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Overview: Asthma is a lung condition that causes difficulties breathing. People with asthma have inflamed airways.No one is sure what causes this disease but most people think thay it is a combination of environmental and genetic factors.

 

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