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A respiratory condition marked by spasms in the bronchi of the lungs, causing difficulty in breathing. It usually results from an allergic reaction or other forms of hypersensitivity,
  1. A respiratory condition marked by spasms in the bronchi of the lungs, causing difficulty in breathing. It usually results from an allergic reaction or other forms of hypersensitivity


  1. respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing; usually of allergic origin
  2. (asthmatic) a person suffering from asthma; "she is a chronic asthmatic"; "the painful gasps of a dying asthmatic"
  3. (asthmatic) relating to breathing with a whistling sound
  4. Asthma, from the Greek Άσθμα (ásthma), meaning gasp, is a common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, airflow obstruction, and bronchospasm. Symptoms include wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath.
  5. (Asthmatic (album)) Asthmatic is the fourth album by Polish jazz band Miłość, released in 1996 on Gowi Recoords. The title refers to famous Krzysztof Komeda's Astigmatic. Re-edition of this album was released in 2008.
  6. A long-term respiratory condition, in which the airways may unexpectedly and suddenly narrow, often in response to an allergen, cold air, exercise, or emotional stress. Symptoms include wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing
  7. A chronic lung disease characterised by inflammation which destroys lung tissue and by contraction of the smooth muscles cells lining the bronchi, making it difficult to breathe. Asthma can be either allergic or non-allergic.
  8. A respiratory disorder caused by allergies that constrict the bronchioles by inducing spasms in the muscles surrounding the lungs, by causing the bronchioles to swell, or by clogging the bronchioles with mucus.
  9. An inflammatory disorder of the airways, causing periodic attacks of wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath.
  10. A chronic medical condition where the bronchial tubes (in the lungs) become easily irritated. This leads to constriction of the airways resulting in wheezing, coughing, difficulty breathing and production of thick mucus. ...
  11. A chronic disease characterized by attacks of breathlessness, accompanied by wheezing, coughing and chest tightness; An obstructive inflammatory disease that affects the airways, sometimes making it difficult to breathe
  12. A chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways.
  13. A chronic respiratory disease, often arising from allergies, that is characterized by sudden recurring attacks of labored breathing, chest constriction, and coughing.
  14. a common condition manifested by narrowing of air passages within the lungs. One reason for the narrowing is excess mucous in the airways.
  15. Airway disease that is very treatable. Common in children, it is often associated with allergies, including food allergy.
  16. a chronic inflammatory airway disease characterized by airway narrowing, bronchospasm  and wheezing; asthma is considered a reversible condition.  Asthma is often called a reactive airway disease when it's expected to be of short duration, ie 'outgrown' as a child ages.
  17. is an allergic reaction in the lungs. People who have asthma have lungs that are ticklish. The bronchial tubes (airways) are twitchy and sensitive to irritating things such as cold air, cigarette smoke and perfumes. ...
  18. An allergic inflammation of the airways producing swelling, narrowing and the build up of mucus within the airway, leading to difficulty in breathing.
  19. An inflammatory disease of the lungs characterized by reversible (in most cases) airway obstruction.
  20. disease caused by increased responsiveness of the tracheobronchial tree to various stimuli, with paroxysmal constriction of the bronchial airways.
  21. Originally, a term used to mean "difficult breathing"; now used to denote bronchial asthma (Dirckx, 1997).
  22. A condition marked by labored breathing, constriction of the chest, coughing and gasping usually brought on by allergies.
  23. Inflammation of the lower respiratory system (bronchial tubes and lungs),
  24. an allergic condition where the bronchi and bronchioles become narrowed. This prevents airflow into and out of the lungs. The condition is triggered by allergens and is characterised by difficulty in breathing and wheezing.
  25. A condition in which the airways become inflamed, swollen and narrow, therefore allowing less air to travel to and from the lungs. An asthma attack happens when asthma symptoms get worse.