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Mr. Evje 3/10/13 ASTHMA Asthma is a lung disease that is chronic and it aggravates and tightens the airways of a person. Asthma cause recurring periods of wheezing, which is a whistling sound when a person breathes, tightness in the chest area, a shortness of breath, and coughing. Coughing mostly happens at night time or either early in the morning. The airways are the tubes that carries air in and out of the lungs, so it is difficult for a person who has asthma because their airways are...

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A report ON ASTHMA By Asma Javidshaikh The aim of this report is to let people know about Asthma This report is based on internet search, books and medical journals were consulted as appropriate. Intrduction Asthma is defined by the Global Initiative for Asthma as "a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways in which many cells and cellular elements play a role. The chronic inflammation is associated with airway hyperresponsiveness that leads to recurrent episodes of wheezing, breathlessness...

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Children with Asthma

with Running head: CHILDREN WITH ASTHMA Children with Asthma Adell Bell Community College of Baltimore Country Children with Asthma According to the center for Disease control and preventing (CDC). Approximately 6.8 million children have been diagnosed with asthma. Asthma is one of the most common, serious, chronic diseases among children, accounting for 13 million absences from school each year. It is the most common chronic childhood illness. Asthma is a recurring inflammatory lung...

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Asthma In Children

com “Asthma makes breathing difficult for more than 34 million Americans.” Asthma is a non-curable Respiratory disorder in which the passage way that air flowing in and out of the lungs narrows, this causes wheezing, shortness of breath, and coughing. This narrowing of the wind pipe is a temporary problem is reversible. In some severe cases of asthma death may be a result. Asthma is simply an inflammation of the airway. Other terms associated with asthma are Bronchial asthma and Cardiac asthma. Cardiac...

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Asthma Critique

and sentence structure issues for your consideration. 1. What is the writer's claim? * The writers claim is that asthma should be considered a disability in the workforce. 2. What three reasons does the writer give in support of her/his claim? * I didn’t see three reasons to support the claim but you did provide statistics to show how prevalent asthma is. 3. Evaluate the effectiveness of the writer's reasons. Which reasons are believable and which are not believable? Why...

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Asthma - 16

this topic because I had asthma a long time ago when I was a small child. My asthma symptom developed when I was five years old, and I fought through it for almost seven years. Now although I don¡¯t have this disease anymore and don¡¯t need to take medicines for it at all, I am still really interested in asthma. So, to my curiosity and to my experiences, I decide to write about it in my paper. I will tell you what is asthma; what causes asthma; what are the symptoms of asthma; is there a cure or not;...

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What is Asthma?

Paper What is Asthma? Asthma is a severe chronic ongoing disease, it's a chronic long term disease that effects the air passages of the lungs causing the lungs to be inflamed, which causes less air to flow through and causes shortness of breath along with other severe symptoms. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease that effects children and adults. Asthma Cannot be cured, but asthma can be well controlled through various of medications. Some individuals may have more severe asthma than others...

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Asthma History

History of Asthma Long ago in ancient China, the first case of a mysterious shortness of breath was recorded. In modern life, we realize this “shortness of breath” as a lung disease known as asthma. The history of asthma spans all the way back to the ancient civilizations of China and Rome, and researches along the way have incorporated many different experiments, observations, and trials to create the knowledge of asthma that we have today. This disease battled with the human race for centuries...

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An Assessment of Asthma

 Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airway. The narrowing of air occurs due to the inflammation and excessive mucous secretion. Asthma is know to be the commonest diseases in childhood and in young adulthood. Mr Saunders suffering from asthma encounters exacerbation, which commonly means asthma attack or acute asthma leading to shortness of breath, wheezing and many other symptoms. Exacerbation refers to decline in expiratory airflow, which can bring mild to life threatening conditions...

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Asthma and Copd

Living With Asthma and COPD Jaclyn Carroll University of Phoenix Living With Asthma and COPD There are many things to take into consideration when diagnosing and treating asthma and COPD. They have many characteristics that can confuse one for the other and lead to the misdiagnosis and treatments that are associated with each respiratory disease. If one has never been faced with the reality of living with...

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