Wednesday, April 16, 2014

What is Asthma?

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Asthma is a chronic condition in which the airways undergo changes when encountered with allergens. The airwaves respond by contricting and narrowing (hyperreactive) as well as swell and fill with mucus (inflammatory). This causes the person to cough, wheeze and feel short of breath.

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I recently read a book written for physicians called Fatal Asthma.  I wouldn't recommend it though, because it was a difficult read.  Yet it was filled with some excellent asthma facts I thought I'd share with you.   Now I certainly wouldn't want to rehash the same asthma facts you can get on great…

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