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Asthma
Definition: A form of bronchial disorder with three distinct components: airway hyper-responsiveness (RESPIRATORY HYPERSENSITIVITY), airway INFLAMMATION, and intermittent AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION. It is characterized by spasmodic contraction of airway smooth muscle, WHEEZING, and dyspnea (DYSPNEA, PAROXYSMAL).

Synonym(s): Asthma, Bronchial / Bronchial Asthma / Asthmas /

Narrow term(s):
   Asthma, Aspirin-Induced    Asthma, Exercise-Induced    Status Asthmaticus

See also:
Anti-Asthmatic Agents  Bronchial Hyperreactivity   

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  Web resources for "Asthma"
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Narrow term(s): - Asthma, Exercise-Induced
Broader term(s): - Bronchial Diseases - Respiratory Tract Diseases - Lung Diseases, Obstructive - Lung Diseases - Respiratory Hypersensitivity
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  Medical News for "Asthma"
Be Smart When It Comes to Spring Allergies and Asthma   (05/25/2018, HealthDay)
Fewer Antibiotics for Kids, But More ADHD Drugs   (05/15/2018, HealthDay)
Health Tip: Identifying Asthma Triggers   (05/15/2018, HealthDay)
Exercises for Chronic Health Conditions   (05/10/2018, HealthDay)
If Kids Exposed to Pot, Tobacco Smoke, ER Visits Rise   (05/07/2018, HealthDay)
Got Asthma? Avoid Allergens   (04/21/2018, HealthDay)
Preschool, Day Care Not Asthma Triggers: Study   (04/13/2018, HealthDay)
Spring Sneezin' Season Has Sprung   (04/12/2018, HealthDay)
AHA: Asthma as Kid, Stiffer Arteries as an Adult?   (04/09/2018, HealthDay)
Babies Given Certain Meds May Have Higher Odds for Allergies Later   (04/02/2018, HealthDay)
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  Broader term(s):
      Diseases
          Immune System Diseases
              Hypersensitivity
                  Hypersensitivity, Immediate
                      Respiratory Hypersensitivity 
      Diseases
          Respiratory Tract Diseases
              Respiratory Hypersensitivity 
              Lung Diseases
                  Lung Diseases, Obstructive 
              Bronchial Diseases 

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