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What is the cause of asthma?

A: The biggest factor is genetics ( It is believed that the genes linked to asthma involve the lungs and the immune system. ). Environment and things like prematurity (when the lungs are not fully developed) also can contribute. a good site with info is: http://www.nationaljewish.org/disease-in... In my families case it is completely genetic..we can trace back 5 generations of asthma (cause of death on my greatgrandmothers death certificate is asthma). it''s genetic...it''s the closing of the bronchioles in your lungs causing you to wheeze and make it harder to breathe out asthma could be caused by family history

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What are the causes of asthma?

A: asthma is the result of inflammation in the passage of airways. When asthma occurs, the muscles which surround the airways become tight and thus result in the air passage to swell. This reduces the amount of air that can pass through and in the end can lead to wheezing sound. asthma is furthur classified according to frequency of symptoms, it also results in forced expiratory and sometimes into peak expiratory flow rate. asthma might also be classified into extrinsic or intrinsic which is based on the symptoms which are precipitated by the allergens. Most of these...


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what is tha cause of asthma is it curerable

A: HiWelcome to the forum! asthma is partly hereditary or runs in families and partly due to external causes like exposure to lungirritants like pollution, dust, pollen, etc. Repeated infections of the respiratory tract too can precipitatethis. asthma is a long-term disease that can''t be cured. The goal of asthma treatment is to control thedisease and this can be successfully done. You can read more about this at: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/asthma/asthma_Treatments.htmlHope this helps. Take care!...
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How Moulds Are The Cause of asthma And Some Preventions?

A: asthma is the lung disease. The molds, house dust, pollens, animal dander can cause the asthma.There are two types of asthma intrinsic and extrinsic asthma. asthma is extrinsic if the allergens are involved if the allergens are not involved in causing asthma then it is know as intrinsic. Extrinsic asthma usually present in the children. Intrinsic asthma can be caused by some other reasons like stress, mental fatigue and lung infection.It can be cause when a person inhales some allergenic substance like mold spores it can be go to lung and cause the infection. Some...
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What are the causes of asthma in kids?

A: asthma is a chronic lung disease that usually begins in early childhood. While the exact cause of asthma is unknown, there are a number of factors that can lead to its development.Significanceasthma is an abnormal, allergic response in the lungs that causes narrowed airways and difficulty breathing. It affects between 6 million and 7 million children....


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What Are the causes of asthma Exacerbation?

A: asthma is a chronic health condition characterized by inflammation of the bronchioles, the small airways in the lungs. Irritants can exacerbate symptoms of asthma, resulting in an acute asthmatic attack.AllergensAllergens such as dust mites, pet dander, household dust, mold and specific foods can cause acute or chronic breathing difficulties, as allergies often accompany asthma....


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What are the causes of asthma exacerbations?

A: asthma, a disease characterized by chronic inflammation of the bronchial tubes, typically has periods with and without symptoms. Symptomatic periods are known as asthma attacks, asthma flares or asthma exacerbations. According to the American Academy of Allergy asthma & Immunology (AAAAI), allergies, exercise, stress, smoke, illness and medication can trigger exacerbations.Allergiesasthma and allergies frequently go hand-in-hand. asthma triggered by environmental allergens such as dust mites, mold, pet dander and fungi is allergic asthma....


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What are the causes of asthma?

A: asthma is a respiratory disease that impacts the ability to breath, and can be life-threatening if not properly medicated. asthma can be caused by a number of factors including allergies, airborne pollutants and hereditary traits.Definitionasthma is a disease that effects the lungs when the bronchial tube walls tighten due to inflammation, and mucus builds up, blocking the airways. Symptoms range from wheezing to life-threatening asthma attacks....


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What are the causes of asthma attack?

A: asthma is a disease that affects the passageways of the lungs. The disease obstructs air from being exhaled from the lungs, and can affect a person for his entire life. It is the most common recurring ailment in children, according to emedicinehealth.com.asthma Attacksasthma attacks occur when the airways of the lungs become inflamed and filled with mucus. The muscles within these airways contract, further narrowing the passageways within the lungs....


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What`s the cause of asthma?

A: asthma Symptoms People with asthma experience symptoms when the airways tighten, inflame, or fill with mucus. Common asthma symptoms include: 1.Coughing, especially at night 2.Wheezing 3.Shortness of breath 4.Chest tightness, pain, or pressure 5.Frequent cough, especially at night 6.Losing your breath easily or shortness of breath 7.Feeling very tired or weak when exercising 8.Wheezing or coughing after exercise 9.Feeling tired, easily upset, grouchy, or moody 10.Decreases or changes in lung function as measured on a peak flow meter 11.Signs of a cold or allergies (sneezing, runny nose, cough, nasal congestion, sore throat, and...


 
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