asthma

Poor Air Quality Triggers Asthma

Asthma is a health challenge that can make it hard to breathe. The bronchioles (small airways within the lungs) become irritated and inflamed. As the bronchiole tissues swell, excessive mucous is produced and the airways narrow. Symptoms include coughing, shortness of breath and a tightening of the chest. Indoor Air Quality And Asthma Asthmatic episodes…

Maintaining Respiratory Health

It should not come as a surprise that one of the keys to maintaining pulmonary health is in the breath.  How do we maintain respiratory and aerobic capacity? What role does the flexibility of the spine, rib cage and shoulders play in our ability to take a deep breath and fill our lungs? How do…

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