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Asthma And The Lungs
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
No advantage: In the majority of cases, an asthmatic's lungs are normal between attacks. Xrays would not show anything. If your physician suspects your attacks may be due to obstructions or something else, he/she may want to check with xrays but this is not the usual case. ...Read more
When i cough n breath in deep from asthma my left lung area hurts bad. What could be causing this?
Yes: Certainly, until your infection clears and your pneumothorax resolves any sort of exertion in to be avoided. Also, exercise can actually induce an asthmatic attack so you should be seen by an appropriate physician for proper treatment to get your asthma under control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband is 72 years old .And he as asthma and had lung cancer .In the morning he always has a lot of flem coming up .What can it be .
Can metropolol cause shortness of breath if you don't have asthma or any lung disease..Been taking it due to heart surgery?
Is it true with patients that have asthma excercise improves asthma and makes the lungs stronger to where your asthma is not as bad, or is that false?
Exercise helps: Exercise will help those with asthma in the fact that when the body is well conditioned the lungs do not have to work as hard to meet the body's oxygen demands. However, exercise does not control the airway inflammation associated with asthma and if your physician recommends a daily controller medication you should continue this even if you start exercising. Exercise can induce bronchospasm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Asthma is a disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, dry cough, etc. MIT is a diagnosis made by combining clinical ...Read more
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