Asthma Signs and Symptoms

Asthma Signs and Symptoms are usually prominent in patients; although they are sometimes misapprehended to be an indication of other diseases.

Asthma Signs and Symptoms typically include cough, wheezing (a whistling sound during expiration and can eventually be heard upon inspiration), dyspnea or difficulty of breathing.

Asthma Diagnosis

Asthma diagnosis is done by performing clinical test that can assess lung function and capacity.

Typically, asthma diagnosis can be achieved by assessing the patient for Asthma Signs and Symptoms through physical assessment and laboratory tests. There are three types of asthma – extrinsic, intrinsic and mixed asthma. It is important to determine what type of asthma you are suffering from so you can receive the appropriate treatment.

Black Lung Disease

Black Lung Disease is a type of an occupational illness that could affect anyone.

Black Lung Disease is otherwise called as Coal Worker’s Pneumoconiosis. The other term of this condition was derived from the fact that the population which has the highest incidence of having the disease consists of coal workers.