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Respiratory systemAsthma

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows down the airways within the body. It affects people of all ages but most often it starts in the childhood.

The indications include:

• Chest Tightness

• Difficulty Talking

• Persistent Coughing

• Rapid Breathing as if grasping for air

• Frequent cough, especially at night

• Losing your breath easily or shortness of breath

• Feeling very tired or weak when exercising

• Wheezing or coughing after exercise

• Decreases or changes in a peak expiratory flow

• Trouble sleeping

In Children:

• Repeated respiratory infections

• Nagging cough- chronic cough or a coughing spell brought about by exercise or emotional stress- indication of undiagnosed asthma.

• wheezing

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