Isabel complained of wheezing, shortness of breath, weight loss, dry cough, sleeping difficulties, dry skin, scanty appetite, and frequent constipation. In consultation with Isabel, Dr. Halpern learned that her asthma was sufficiently serious to require … More »
Bronchial Asthma is a reversible, chronic inflammatory disease of the airways. It leads to recurrent episodes of wheezing, breathlessness tightness of chest and cough particularly at night or early morning.
The Respiratory System On average, humans breathe approximately 13 pints of air per minute.1 The act of respiration is both a voluntary, and involuntary activity of the human body. The involuntary part comes from the … More »