Xavier Devincent

What is Asthma?

Asthma is a condition the makes breathing very hard when you do physical exercises such us running it affects how long you can do that certain thing your bronchial tube swells and it blocks the person from breathing very well and can kill the victim if they don't take medicine for the swelling it feels like your breathing through a small straw when you have a asthma attack
What happens in the lungs when an asthma attack occurs? (3D animation)

signs and Symptoms of Asthma



-Shortness of Breath

-Chest Tightness

-Increase Heart Rate

-Symptoms worsen at night or in cold weather

Why asthma is deadly?

Asthma is a very deadly thing that can kill you by suffocating you will close your bronchial tubes making it nearly impossible to breath it has mucus that builds up in your bronchial tubes and constricts your airway

Is There a cure for Asthma?

No there is no cure but there are several medications that can reduce the chance for a bronchial spasm or asthma attack some of the medications being albuterol which is a medicine that you breath in and hold your breath for like ten seconds and relax and your bronchial tubes stop being so inflamed and they become back to normal again a medicine called advair which reduces the chance of a asthma attack by a pretty big amount

How do you get asthma?

Asthma is a genetic disease it comes from a previous family member but it is not guaranteed to have it passed down to you but it very well happen you can also happen when you have lung infections as a child or you could get it to by chemicals that you inhaled


The life for people with even the worse case of asthma is still the same to peoples life expectancy without asthma which is about 80 to 85 years


My dad,grandpa and at least four or five of my friends have asthma also

Parts affected


-Bronchial tubes


Treatment for asthma

Asthma is disease that has no cure but there is medication that can help reduce the swelling or make it less likely to have a asthma attack and it
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Why i chose this disease

I chose this disease because I wanted to know more about the causes and long and short term affects.