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Lung vibration when breathing in only on left side, also a wheezing sound on exhaling , pf is normal I do have asthma, does this sound serious?

Lung vibration when breathing in only on left side, also a wheezing sound on exhaling , pf is normal I do have asthma, does this sound serious?

Your symptoms: Are too complex and incomplete todiagnose over the net. You need to be examined and likely have at least a chest x-ray. Do not delay. ...Read more

Lung (Definition)

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


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Could you tell me what are some breathing methods that ease asthma symptoms without an inhaler?

Could you tell me what are some breathing methods that ease asthma symptoms without an inhaler?

Breathing techniques: #1 is avoiding triggers. So if exercise or certain allergens make work, need to monitor or treat before asthma symptoms. Breathing in through nose and out through mouth is best because the nose will filter the air and humidify it. Something called purse-lip breathing can be helpful and is frequently used in COPD but also very good for asthma. ...Read more

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Can running improve lung capacity and reduce asthma symptoms?

Yes and no: Running improves stamina and lung function but is not an asthma treatment. Running can cause an asthma attack but can be prevented by use of an inhaler prior to running. ...Read more

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How much caffeine does a human have to consume for it to improve lung function , and possibly decease asthma symptoms( for people with asthma )?

How much caffeine does a human have to consume for it to improve lung function , and possibly decease asthma symptoms( for people with asthma )?

None: Caffeine far treatment of asthma is not recommended. The best way to treat asthma is to prevent an exacerbation through use of pre-exercise albuterol or daily inhaled steroids if you are prescribed them by a doctor. ...Read more

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4 months after a bad chest virus I have severe asthma symptoms. Is there anything i can do besides take medication? When will my lungs reset to normal

4 months after a bad chest virus I have severe asthma symptoms. Is there anything i can do besides take medication? When will my lungs reset to normal

Duration can vary!: Good morning, the surface lining of our airway protects us from the effects of environments and agents we are constantly exposed to. An infection by a virus can destroy this layer, exposing the underlying nerves, which sends signals to contract and reduce the airflow, causing cough and wheezing, especially in those with asthma. Exercise can reduce airway tone, along with inhaled medications. ...Read more

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What do you do to prevent pollens going inside your lungs to prevent allergy/asthma symptoms?

What do you do to prevent pollens going inside your lungs to prevent allergy/asthma symptoms?

Hard: You can wear a high efficiency mask, which is hard to do. Some people try to stay indoors in controlled environment. If there is one particular kind of pollen, you might be able to avoid it. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Asthma (Definition)

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


Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more