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Risk Factors for an Asthma Attack

Risk Factors for an Asthma Attack

by Yenny (SU)
During an asthma attack, individuals experience their airways becoming inflamed and swollen which can make breathing difficult or even impossible. Asthma attacks also cause the production of extra mucus which can trigger coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath and the need for an inhaler.

The Guide to Respiratory Illnesses

The Guide to Respiratory Illnesses

by Yenny (SU)
A respiratory disease by definition is “a medical term that encompasses the pathological conditions that affect the organs and tissues that make gas exchange possible in your lungs and upper respiratory tract.” Whether these issues present themselves as difficulty breathing or obstruction of deep breaths, respiratory illnesses can be severe if not treated by a professional.