Bronchial asthma. What is bronchial asthma?

Bronchial asthma — a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways manifested by attacks of breathlessness, often accompanied by a cough and can develop into asthma. This is due to the fact that the airway excessively respond to different stimuli. In response to the irritation they are narrow and produce large amounts of mucus that disrupts the normal flow of air during breathing.

Bronchial asthma occurs in people of all ages, but most often it occurs in children — half of them then «outgrow» their illness. Now more than 300 million. People worldwide suffer from this disease and their number is constantly growing.

Due to the high prevalence of bronchial asthma and its ability to reduce work capacity and cause disability, there are many global and national programs to combat the disease. For example, in the UK on a similar program for around a billion pounds a year. At the initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO) annually on May 4 this year’s World Day against asthma.

Chronic inflammation that occurs in patients with bronchial asthma makes the airways sensitive to allergens, chemical irritants, tobacco smoke, etc. When their effects occur edema and bronchospasm, at this moment bronchial mucus is produced in large quantities. This prevents the normal passage of air through the airways during breathing.

Depending on the cause of an asthma attack secrete asthma with a predominance of allergic component and non-allergic asthma.

An indication that bronchial asthma is allergic in nature, is that obstreniya occur on contact with certain allergens (pollen, hair, house dust, certain foods), are seasonal. Attack of allergic asthma in humans is often accompanied by a runny nose, symptoms of vegetative dystonia, urticaria.

When non-allergic asthma chronically inflamed airways are overly sensitive. Any irritation causes bronchospasm, and air flow over them is limited, resulting in coughing and asthma attacks.

There are many causes of asthma attacks. For example, the sharp smell — tobacco smoke, household chemicals, soaps, perfumes, and other exhaust gases. Researchers around the world have come to the sad conclusion: one in five asthmatic disease owes his profession.

Asthma symptoms can also occur after a few minutes of physical activity — it may be, for example, exercise, associated with the inhalation of cold, dry air — such as running outdoors in winter. In such cases we say about exercise-induced asthma.

Attack, occurs when taking aspirin or other anti-inflammatory drugs indicates the so-called aspirin-induced asthma.

The cause of asthma induced by dietary supplements may be, for example, reception sulfites (preservatives beer, wine).

If the attack develops as by contact with an allergen or with other influences called mixed asthma. This form is the most prevalent, especially in the later stages of the disease.

In cases where asthma has no clear cause, it is called unspecified.
How does this manifest itself?

cough — may be part of, painful and permanent. The cough may worsen at night, after physical effort, after inhaling cold air;
expiratory (with primary difficulty exhaling) shortness of breath — breathing may be so limited that it causes fear of inability to breathe;
wheezing, audible at a distance — caused by the vibration of the air with the power flowing through narrowed airways;

In severe or acute asthma attack people during mouth breathing using to facilitate breathing through narrowed airways muscles of the shoulders, neck and torso. Furthermore, when the narrowed airways inhale lighter than exhale. This happens because the breath — a procedure familiar to our body and chest muscles are trained on this motion.

Exhalation contrary, normally occurs passively, i.e. without special effort, so the muscles are not sufficiently developed to remove air through narrowed airways. As a result, air remains in the lungs, they become swollen.

By the way, young people, long suffering from asthma, it is because this is developing so-called «pigeon breast». In severe acute asthma, before «whistling» chest, can become «silent», without whistling sounds. This is due to the fact that the amount of inhaled and exhaled air is so small that the sound can not be heard.

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