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What causes respiratory disorders?

What causes respiratory disorders?

Many things: But most respiratory disorders are caused by smoking. ...Read more

Dr. Erik McClain
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Respiratory Disorders (Definition)

Pathological conditions that affect the respiratory system, to include upper respiratory tract, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, pleura & pleural cavity, as well as the nerves & muscles of breathing. They can range from mild such as the flu, to serious ...Read more


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What are the common respiratory disorders?

What are the common respiratory disorders?

Variety: Most common are:
asthma
copd (emphysema + chronic bronchitis)

these two account for a very large percentage of what we see in pulmonary medicine. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: respiratory disorders?

What is the definition or description of: respiratory disorders?

Respiratory DOs: Pathological conditions that affect the respiratory system, to include upper respiratory tract, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, pleura & pleural cavity, as well as the nerves & muscles of breathing. They can range from mild such as the flu, to serious such as lung cancer. ...Read more

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What are good activities to help deal with respiratory disorders?

What are good activities to help deal with respiratory disorders?

Depends: If asthma god warming first & avoid cold weather on the other spectrum if pulmonary fibrosis just walking might be enough, get a professional evaluation. ...Read more

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I need a list of respiratory disorders in newborns?

I need a list of respiratory disorders in newborns?

Long list: It such a long list, it's not enough space for it. By group it can be presented as:
1. Airway obstruction diseases
2. Disorders of the chest wall & diaphragm
3. Cardiac disorders
4. Neurological disorders
5. Musculoskeletal disorders
6 malformation of the mediastinum & lung tissue
7. Air leak syndroms
8. Lung tissue disorders and lung vessels
9. Miscelaneous (anemia, iem, electrolytes abn, drugs). ...Read more

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How does organo phosphate poisioning lead to respiratory disorders?

How does organo phosphate poisioning lead to respiratory disorders?

Nerve activity: It causes a potent stimulus of your "parasympathetic" nevrous system, those nerves that cause constriction of the airways and secretion of sliva and mucus. It can lead to respiratory symptoms similar to asthma and severe bronchoconstriction, increased secretions, salivation and a rapid heart rate. ...Read more

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Is it founded that those with respiratory disorders such as asthma are more susceptible to uri's and pneumonia?

Is it founded that those with respiratory disorders such as asthma are more susceptible to uri's and pneumonia?

Yes: It's very likely to be the case. The increased inflammation and irritation make you much more vulnerable to contracting viruses and bacterial infection than a person w/o the disease. Also, some of the medications you might take could lower resistance. Work w/ your doctor to find ways to strengthen or normalize your immune system. It's not easy - but diet/exercise/stress reduction can help. Best! ...Read more

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Respiratory disease affect person permanently?

Respiratory disease affect person permanently?

Depends on diagnosis: Whether or not a respiratory disease is considered permanent depends on the specific diagnosis. For example, one can have pneumonia or bronchitis infection that is curable and therefore temporary. Some diseases like "copd"--chronic obstructive pulmonary disease--would be considered long-standing. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a habitual respiratory disease?

Anyone know what is a habitual respiratory disease?

Try to define it: Any disease arising from a noxious habit such as smoking leading to copd. ...Read more

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How can I determine which respiratory disease I have?

How can I determine which respiratory disease I have?

Seek help: Start with your internist who may initiate some basic tests based on your symptoms and then may refer you to a pulmonologist who will diagnose and then treat. ...Read more

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How can having a respiratory disease affect your life?

How can having a respiratory disease affect your life?

Many things: Having a chronic respiratory condition affects overall daily functioning. One cannot do much exertion or be outdoors in any extreme of weather, or in polluted air. Medication can help, but many patients still have some problems at least occasionally. ...Read more

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Can respiratory medicines be used for surgical intervention?

Can respiratory medicines be used for surgical intervention?

Not sure: I understand the question. Can you re submit with more details? ...Read more

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What's COPD respiratory disease?

What's COPD respiratory disease?

COPD: COPD stands foe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
As the name says it is chronic disease of the airway which includesEmphysema and Chronic Bronchitis
Most cases are caused by smoking and few others by pollution and occupational exposure
COPD is not reversible and there is no cure for it.
Progession of this condition can be minimised by smoking cessation and prevent the harmful exposure. ...Read more

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Is asthma a respiratory disease?

Is asthma a respiratory disease?

Yes: Asthma is hyperactive airways, or reactive airways, which causes constriction and inflammation in the airways from a certain trigger, such as an allergen or infection, etc. ...Read more

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Is an allergy a respiratory disease?

Is an allergy a respiratory disease?

Allergy is..: Allergy is a systemic disease that may affect one or more systems including the respiratory system. The most common respiratory disease that is associated with allergy and subsequent inflammation is asthma. ...Read more

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What's worst disease and disorders of the respiratory system?

IPF: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. No actual meds approved by fda, no meds to cure nor to improved. Progressive fibrosis of the lungs. Worst than cancer. ...Read more

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Is respiratory acidosis be caused by drug use?

Is respiratory acidosis be caused by drug use?

It can be: Drug overdose is one of the leading causes of respiratory arrest in people younger than 55. This leads to respiratory acidosis. ...Read more

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What kind of drugs can a respiratory therapist push?

Respiratory Therapy: A therapist in most hospitals has standard orders to choose standard medications based on the pulmonary function of the patient. These are according to strict established protocols. These are nebulizer medications such as albuterol. They do not "push" medications. Other medications such as steroids in the nebulizers are specifically ordered by physicians. ...Read more

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What pathogens that causes respiratory disease are there?

Usually viruses: Most are viruses. Other possibilities include bacteria and other infectious organisms and toxins. ...Read more

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Why there is decreased urine output in respiratory disease?

It is not a rule: I don't think that it is a rule. Urine out put can increase or decrease in respiratory disease. ...Read more

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Help please! Is air pollution the leading cause of respiratory disease?

Help please! Is air pollution the leading cause of respiratory disease?

Yes, esp. Tobacco: Air pollution by industries is one of the chief determinates of asthma in a given population. Cigarette smoke is responsible for precipitating many cases of asthma as well as the great majority of cases of copd. ...Read more

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Help please! Is asbestos and pneumonia a disorder of respiratory system?

These are different: Pneumonia is indeed. A type of respiratory disease. Asbestos is a mineral, and all of its forms are associated with causing disease, usually after a very long latency period - including lung cancer and mesothelioma. ...Read more

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Can you tell me which are common respiratory and/or circulatory disorders?

Below: The most common cardiac disease is ischemic heart disease i.e. Blockages in the other arteries that supply the heart. The most common respiratory diseases COPD which is directly linked to long-term smoking. ...Read more

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How does ebola affect the respiratory system? How does the disease kill you?

How does ebola affect the respiratory system? How does the disease kill you?

Ebola Virus: A person with Ebola infection may develop cough, chest pain, hemoptysis (coughing up blood), respiratory distress as well as Interstitial pneumonia and pulmonary edema with attempts to hydrate. Shock with capillary leakage, seizures, coma & respiratory distress herald death. ...Read more

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What respiratory disease is considered a long-term effect of air pollution on us?

What respiratory disease is considered a long-term effect of air pollution on us?

Asthma: People who are chronically exposed to pollution are much more likely to develop asthma due to the constant irritation of the airway and the resulting response. ...Read more

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What is the respiratory disease that results in a closing of the bronchiole passages?

What is the respiratory disease that results in a closing of the bronchiole passages?

Vieal process: Bronchiolitis is usually caused by viral infection. In children RSV is a known cause. Noninfectious cause include inflammation accompanying bronchilitis obliterans which is also associated with lung rejection to transplant. Treatment is usually steroids. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Sandler
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Respiratory System (Definition)

The respiratory system consists of all organs in the body related to breathing including the nose, mouth, trachea and lungs. All four of these are ...Read more


Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Respiratory (Definition)

Pertaining to the work of breathing done by the chest ...Read more