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Anatomy of the Respiratory System
Anatomy of the Respiratory System Respiration Respiration is the act of breathing: Inhaling (inspiration). The act of breathing in oxygen. Exhaling (expiration). The act of breathing out carbon dioxide. Respiratory system Respiratory System - Click to Enlarge The respiratory system is made up of the organs involved in the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide, and consists of the: Nose Mouth Pharynx (throat) Larynx (voice box) Trachea (windpipe) Bronchi (large airways) Lungs The upper respiratory tract ...
Allergy and Asthma Statistics
Allergy and Asthma Statistics Statistics related to asthma and allergies According to the American Lung Association, the CDC, and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: Asthma About 7.4% of people of all ages in the U.S. currently have asthma. That is about 25 million people in the U.S., with at least 7.1 million of them children under the age of 18. Asthma is one of the leading serious, chronic illnesses among children in the U.S. More than 3 thousand Americans die each year from as...
All About Asthma
All About Asthma Many symptomatic conditions of asthma require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some of the conditions that result from allergic reactions, for which we have provided a brief overview. Asthma Overview Asthma and Pregnancy Asthma and Children Asthma and Exercise Occupational Asthma Peak Flow Meter Asthma Knowledge Quiz