Bronchial asthma, Biology

Bronchial Asthma

Bronchial Asthma is characterized by increased responsiveness of the trachea and bronchi to various stimuli that cause narrowing of the airways and difficulty in breathing. Its onset is sudden and it is intermittent.

Predisposing Factors

  1. Environmental Factors 
  2. Change in temperature, especially cold air. 
  3. Change in humidity-dry air 
  4. Atmospheric pollutants, Pollens 
  5. Cigarette and industrial smoke, Ozone Sulphur Dioxide 
  6. Formaldehyde vapour. 
  7. Strong odors-perfume 
  8. Allergens 

Feathers, Animal dander, dust mites. molds allergens, foods treated with sulfites(beer, wine, fruit juices, mack foods, salads, potatoes, shellfish and fresh and dried fruitsa).

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