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    Essay On Mucus

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    Mucus often feel cold and other upper respiratory infections. While it is not a serious health problem, mucus is not timely treatment, it can clog and cause a secondary infection of the upper respiratory irritation and result in bronchial tubes. The presence of mucus in the throat clearing often feel weakness, persistent cough, runny nose, breathing difficulties, and in some cases is indicated by a constant need for fever. Mucus is collected and congest in the chest and throat and is normally expelled

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    Deviated Septum Essay

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    Frequent sinus infections (sinusitis). Headache. Facial pain. Excess mucus at the back of the throat or nose (postnasal drip). Noisy breathing while sleeping. DIAGNOSIS Your health care provider may suspect a deviated septum based on your symptoms or after an injury. Your health care provider will also do a physical

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    infections are most of the times the reason behind clogged ears. 1. Rubbing Alcohol and Apple Cider Vinegar This is one of the most effective ways for treating clogged ears as it dissolves the mucus and eliminate it from the body. It also has antibacterial properties which help in healing other infections that cause mucus to build up and clogged ears. You need: - Apple Cider Vinegar - Cotton Pad - Rubbing alcohol - Squeezable bottle or a dropper How to: • Take apple cider vinegar and rubbing alcohol in equal

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    eat is combined with oxygen to form carbon dioxide plus heat and energy. Bronchitis is inflammation of the bronchi (medium-sized and large airways) of the lungs. The symptoms include chest discomfort, wheezing, shortness of breath and coughing up mucus. There are two types of Bronchitis,

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    and sticky mucus that creates infection and accumulates in various pathways (Grossman and Grossman, 2005). This is caused by a defect in a membrane protein called the Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Regulator (CFTR), which is due to a mutation in the CFTR gene (Freedman and O’ Sullivan, 2009). The CFTR protein is an ATP-dependent ion channel that allows the movement of chloride ions across epithelial cells, helping to maintain fluid balance via osmosis (Miller et al., 2005). In a mucus-producing cell

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    Asthma is a condition that affects a person 's breathing. Inside the lungs are airways called breathing tubes or bronchial tubes. With asthma, some of the smallest tubes can swell and narrow, making it harder for air to get through. Let’s talk about breathing. When you breathe in, air enters your nose or mouth, then goes to the windpipe, also called the trachea from there, the air travels into the lungs through the breathing tubes. These airways divide like branches of a tree and get smaller and

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    amount of water of the mucociliary blanket of the respiratory epithelium. Thus, the mucociliary function to not work and secretions (or thick mucus) to build up and block up airways (Porth, 2011, p.585). Those who are affected by Cystic Fibrosis

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    Asthma Research Paper

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    Asthma is developed by a biological reaction to a foreign substance involving cellular foreign substance involving cellular recognition of (and memory for) that specific substance1. Factors such as eczema, hay fever, smoking, working in an environment with a lot of air pollution and a family history of the disease are common findings in patients who suffer from asthma, and are thought be the cause for the development of the disease2. This may be due to the irritation that these factors place on the

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    Essay On Sinuses

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    “paranasal sinuses”. They are linked to the nose on the face where air passes and mucus drains. We have eight sinus cavities in total. They are paired on equal sides of our face, resulting in four pairs of sinus cavities. Each cavity has an opening called an ostium, leading to the nasal passages to exchange for air and mucus. The mucus linings have cells with fine hairs called ciliated epithelium that moves dirty mucus from the sinus cavities down the nasal passages. Our four pairs of sinus cavities

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    Respiratory sounds can also define as breath sounds or lung sounds. It is generated through the turbulence of airflow in our respiratory tract. The air breath in and out are transmitted through air, liquid and solid and to the chest wall. Each properties of substance that the air attenuated lead to different degree and intensity of breath sounds (Jones, 1995a). Breath sounds can divided into three type, normal, abnormal and diminished (Alexandra Hough, 2001). Breath sound is useful in diagnosing

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    Allergic conjunctivitis Description Allergic conjunctivitis is inflammation of the conjunctiva caused due to allergy. It is mainly caused by air borne allergy contacting the eye. Specific IgE causes local mast cell degranulation and the release of chemical mediators including histamines, eosinophil, chemo- tactic factors and platelet activating factors that lead to inflammation. Allergic conjunctivitis occurs more frequently among those with allergic conditions, with the symptoms having a seasonal

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    Cysticercosis is a common parasitic infection caused by the larvae of the tapeworm Taenia solium. An individual may contract the infection by ingesting the tapeworm eggs, which can then hatch, and the larvae migrate to various tissues of your body including your brain. When the larvae form cysts in the central nervous system, the infection is then referred to as neurocysticercosis (1). Having these parasites in your brain can cause many neurological issues such as intracranial hypertension and

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    Cystic Fibrosis Essay

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    The other symptoms begin later. The main symptom of CF is the mucus that builds up in the airways. This can cause frequent infections. People with CF tend to get different infections than people without it; these infections generally can’t be treated with antibiotics. They can also get many sinus infections, bronchitis, and pneumonia (“Signs and Symptoms”). Cystic fibrosis also affects the digestive systems of patients. Mucus caused by the disease can block tubes in the pancreas.

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    2.5 Respiratory System

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    of the respiratory system. (Hint: Looking for a total of eight descriptions, not eight signs and eight symptoms). Dysphonia is like a strain of the voice which makes it hard for someone to talk. Expectoration is basically when you are coughing up mucus and saliva. Hypoxia is when you are low on oxygen. Orthopnea is when you are having trouble breathing in different positions. Rhonchi crackling of the throat. Epistaxis is blood coming from the nose caused by different factors. Kussmaul

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    Another organ from the respiratory system is the oral cavity, in simpler terms the mouth. It is the external component of the respiratory system. The oral cavity lacks hair and mucus membranes to filter. Air can also be inhaled through the oral cavity if breathing through the nasal cavity is difficult. The pharynx is also part of the respiratory system and it is known as the throat in simpler words. It is a tube that leads to the

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    Sleep Apnea Syndrome

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    The pharynx is a muscular tube that extends supero-inferiorly from the base of the cranium to the level of the inferior surface of the body of the sixth cervical vertebra. The pharynx lies dorsal to the nasal cavity, the oral cavity and the larynx. The nasal portion of the nasopharynx has bony elements in its wall and thus it is rigid, whereas the pharyngeal portion is contractile as a result of the muscular nature of its wall.4 The relationship between craniofacial morphology and respiratory function

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    Respiration consists of transportation of oxygen from the atmosphere to the body tissues and the release and carriage of carbon dioxide formed in the tissues to the atmosphere. The human respiratory system is a series of organs responsible for taking in oxygen and expelling carbon dioxide. We can list the primary organs of the respiratory system as nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, and lungs which carry out this exchange of gases as we breathe. During inspiration air passes through respiratory

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    CANDLE BLOW BREATH EXERCISE The candle blow breath eases pain and tension within the body by extending the exhalation, allowing for a deeper inhalation. Sit in a comfortable position with your eyes closed. Inhale deeply through your nose. Exhale in short quick blows through your mouth, forming a small “O” shape with the lips. Release two blows of air per second as though blowing out candles. With each blow feel the pain and tension being released. Repeat as often as necessary.

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    1. Why does the trachea lined with pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium while the alveoli are lined with simple squamous epithelium? The trachea is lined with pseudostrastified ciliated columnar epithelium because the globlet cells that are there produce sticky mucous to coat the inner lining and catch any debris in inhaled air before it gets to the lungs. The columnar cells have cilia that push mucous away from the lungs. The alveoli are lined with simple squamous epithelium because the

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    Statistics can be deceiving. It deceived my doctors for 16 years. Being of Indian origin with normal growth, I did not fit the common template of being a Cystic Fibrosis (CF) patient. But I am a CF patient and it took 16 years to diagnose and the timing of the diagnosis made sure that my academics got negatively impacted. The symptoms were subtle at first. They started with an infrequent cough and sometimes a runny nose. During the start of the middle school, the symptoms progressed to coughing

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