Cause And Effect Essay About Asthma

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In many peoples lives asthma is a fact of life. A condition of the lung, asthma can be very deadly if went untreated. Many researchers have done in depth studies on asthma but their is no definitive cure. There are numerous ways to help prevent and/or control the symptoms with asthma. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the respiratory system that causes breathing difficulty. Asthma is a chronic airway disease of the lungs. The word asthma derives from the Greek word panting. “Asthma is fast responses of the respiratory system to asthma causing factors” (Basile 121). Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases around the world. If you actually haven’t seen someone having an asthma attack, it is one the scariest things you’ll see because you cannot do anything about it. It’s said that there are no cures for asthma as well. “In the United States, 25.7 million people (including 7 million young people) suffer from asthma, according to a 2012 study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). One in 11 young Americans is affected by asthma. In recent years, the number of people with the condition has been increasing” (Asthma). Asthma is something that many people live with around the world. Asthmatics may experience chronic wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath, and a feeling of a tightening of the chest. An person with asthma may be completely without symptoms between attacks. The symptoms of asthma vary from individual to individual. Some people diagnosed with asthma have occasional episodes of mild wheezing or coughing but are able to breathe normal in between each episodes. Other people may have life threatening attacks in which they turn blue for lack of oxygen, experience severe chest pain, and may ... ... middle of paper ... ...edients in the food) they can be prone to an asthma attack. Common food allergens are nuts, milk products, and shellfish. “Food allergens can be particularly dangerous because they often lead to asthma attacks very quickly. In rare cases, they can cause anaphylaxis (swelling of the throat and difficulty breathing)” (Asthma). So someone with asthma shall check with a chef or anyone who cooks something they are about to eat. Asthmatics also should check the ingredients label on anything they buy, which is always provided on the back on the wrapper, box, and etc. Asthma will forever affect many people lives, which is just a truth of life. There are many ways to control and/or try to prevent asthma attacks. Researches will continue to fanatically research asthma preventions, treatments, and symptoms. Asthmatics should continue to do all a Allergists recommend them to do.

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