Presentation on theme: "Ever Orlando Salaiz Acuna Period 6 4-10-12. Asthma - This disease of the affects breathing by mucus that runs down the trachea. It affects the lungs."— Presentation transcript:
Asthma - This disease of the affects breathing by mucus that runs down the trachea. It affects the lungs and the airways by the mucus that blocks the airways. It affects 5 out of 100 people. In children this disease is rising in numbers.
You can get asthma at any age what is not known is why some people get it and others don’t. It can run in families. It can be set off for many different things like stress, hard exercise, Cold air, allergies, getting scared. Allergies that make asthma happen are pollen, dust, animals, pollution, some foods, perfume, cigarette smoke etc.
In the respiratory system airways become irritated and inflamed this is when cells produce more mucus. The think mucus can cause your airways to clog up. The lungs swell up because of what is causing the asthma attack. Your smooth muscles in your airways tighten up because of the asthma attack then the airways become smaller. Symptoms are wheezing, short of breath, coughing, tightening of then chest etc. for everyone it is different.
You need to take a inhaler also if it gets bad you have to use a nebulizer There is no cure for asthma it is said that people highly advise asthmatics to avoid and asthma product or treatment natural or other to be a cure.