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Freeze the Wheeze
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How Your Lungs Work Air windpipe lungs bronchial tubes Outer lining of tube = muscle Inner lining of tube = mucus
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What Happens In Asthma Swelling of the lining of the airways Tightening of the muscles that surround the airways Production of too much mucus
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Signs & Symptoms of Asthma Cough Wheezing Chest tightness Shortness of breath Faster breathing Rapidly worsening symptoms Symptoms not improving with medication
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Asthma Trigger Factors Allergens Irritants (tobacco smoke, strong odors) Weather changes Viral or sinus infections Exercise Gastric reflux disease
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Unformatted text preview: Medications Foods Emotional anxiety Diagnosing Asthma Spirometer Peak flow meter 4 Classifications Mild intermittent Mild persistent Moderate persistent Severe persistent Treating Asthma Long-term control medication Quick-relief medications Medications for allergy-induced asthma Prevention Develop an action plan Monitor your breathing Treat attacks early Taking Control Exercise Decontaminate Maintain optimal humidity Keep indoor air clean Reduce pet dander Clean regularly...
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