About 1 in 10 American children suffered from asthma in 2009, and this chronic condition can seriously impact an individual’s quality of life. This brief video provides a closer look at asthma and its physiological effects.
Asthma inflames the airway at all times, reducing air flow and resulting in tenderness. Asthma trigger such as strenuous exercise, pollen, or smoke, can further reduce air flow by causing the muscles to constrict and increasing mucus production. The frequency, severity, and susceptibility to asthma attacks differs between individuals, but they can be life-threatening.
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