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Mrs. Peterson 2nd Health class

What is Asthma ? a respiratory condition marked by spasms in the bronchi of the lungs, causing difficulty in breathing. It usually results from an allergic reaction or other forms of hypersensitivity.
Who gets it ? Family history with it , History of allergies, living with a smoker, Live in urban areas.
What are the symptoms ? caughing, weezing, shortness of breath, and chest tightness.
What are the Treatments ? Inhalers, avoid things that worsen the asthma, working with your doctor.
How is it affecting society? Asthma is one of the most common chronic disorders in
how is detected ? tests, you've had life- threating asthma attack, thinking about getting allergy treatment.
What are the psychological implications of this disease? there are no psychological implications.
What part of the body does it affect? the lungs
What is it? is a chronic condition that affects the lungs and bronchial tubes and impairs the ability to breathe.
What type of people are most affected by it ? Everyvody can get the disease.
Created by: 15helfmc