Asthma

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    Causes Of COPD

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, commonly known as COPD, refers to a chronic inflammatory disease which causes an obstructed airflow from the lungs. It is caused by a long-term exposure to particulate matter or irritating gases, more so from cigarette smoke. Individuals with COPD are usually at an increased risk...
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    What’s Causing Your Cough?

    A cough is the body’s way of responding to the irritants in your airways and throat. An irritant usually stimulates nerves to send a cough impulse to the brain. The brain in turn signals the abdomen and chest wall muscles to give a very strong push of air to...
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    An Overview Of Asthma

    Asthma is a chronic health condition that is characterized by the inflammation of the airways of the lungs. This inflammation or obstruction results when the airways overreact to certain factors making it difficult to breathe. The inflammation can also result in constriction and irritability of airways, mucus production and...