occlusive respiratory disorder

Reactive airway disease

bronchial passage are sensitive

hypersensitivity leads to swelling and inflammation

excess mucus production

tightening of Airway muscles

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Allergens - pollen, mould, food

Infections - odours, sprays, coal

Smoke - fires and/or cigarettes

Emotional Anxiety

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Signs of Asthma

coughing or bronchitis

coughing that lingers

shortness of breath

wheezing at night

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Bronchodilators - B adrenogenic agonists

relax bronchial smooth muscle

Anticholinergic agents

muscannic antagonists

Antiinflammatory agents

Glucocortocoids - inhibits the production by multiple cells

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