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ASTHMA ATTACK - LEARN ABOUT SYMPTOMS, CAUSES AND HOW ARE ASTHMA ATTACK TREATED

What is Asthma

Asthma is a disease affecting the airways that carry air to and from your lungs. People who suffer from this chronic condition ( 460 more words

Diseases

Acute Asthma

A+E (A DICES)

Triggers:                               Allergens, Drugs (missed/changed), Infection, Cold, Exercise, Stress

P+P

Pathology:                          Bronchospasm and mucus plugging / hyper secretion
Mortality:                            1500 deaths a Y still (mostly known asthmatics) 363 more words

Respiratory

Race Day Tips: Getting Over That DNS

A few weeks ago I posted a brief article about Running with Asthma, which outlined a few safety tips and pieces of advice on coping with flare ups. 611 more words

Running

Running, Asthma and Darth Vader

Do you like running? But do you run out of breath and sound like Darth Vader when you run? Maybe you have asthma.

Recently my cousin, who is a budding journalist in the Philippines, asked me questions on the subject of asthma and running, knowing that I am a lung specialist as well as a runner.  912 more words

Filipino

Finally, the government woke up!

The first time I realised that Maggi noodles were bad was when my daughter, then 7, had them and had a severe asthma attack. Slowly, I started observing other kids. 441 more words

Inspire

Jury Deliberates Case Of Man Charged With Asthmatic's Death

BOSTON (AP) — Jurors have started deliberating in an unusual legal case in which a Boston man faces a first-degree murder charge for allegedly causing the death of an asthmatic man fleeing gunfire. 116 more words

News

Pulmicort

Pulmicort

Generic Name: budesonide inhalation (byoo DES oh nide)

Brand Names: Pulmicort Flexhaler, Pulmicort Respules

What is Pulmicort?

Pulmicort contains budesonide which is a corticosteroid. Budesonide prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. 1,447 more words

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