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What is Asthma Definition, ever wondered?

Asthma is defined as a disease of the airways – passages of lungs through which air-containing oxygen passes in and carbon dioxide passes out. The disease occurs because of inflammation of the airways, a process characterized by swelling of the … Continue reading

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What is Asthma? Bronchial Asthma Information: a gradual introduction

What are alternative names of bronchial asthma? Asma, Astma, Asthma, Status asthmaticus, Intrinsic asthma, Bronchial asthma, Exercise induced asthma, Allergic asthma, Nocturnal asthma. History of asthma History of asthma dates back to thousands of years when the symptoms of asthma … Continue reading

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Asthma Diagnosis

How is asthma diagnosed? Asthma diagnosis is usually not difficult. A detailed account of the patient’s symptoms is often sufficient to establish the diagnosis. If you have coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath or tightness of the chest, you should see … Continue reading

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Asthma Action Plan – a friend indeed!

What is an Asthma Action Plan? An asthma action plan is a written plan tailored to your needs to help you manage asthma attack episodes. The action plan is based on your symptoms and peak flow readings. The action plan … Continue reading

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Asthma symptoms

Symptoms of asthma are frequently episodic – what that means is that asthma patients may remain relatively free of asthma symptoms in-between their asthma attacks (a phrase used often for worsening of symptoms). Occurrence of asthma symptoms may be seasonal in many patients. … Continue reading

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