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Common respiratory conditions...

Asthma
Emphysema
Pneumonia

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Coughing...

When large particles trigger the diaphragm to contract quickly.

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Sneezing...

When particles get trapped by hairs in the nose, causing a message to be sent to our brain, coordinating muscles.

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Asthma

When something in the environment irritates the airways. The bronchi and bronchioles narrow.

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Asthma can be cured using...

Ventolin to relax airways.

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Emphysema can be caused by...

A lifestyle of smoking.

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What happens when you smoke?

Toxic chemicals and tar cover the inside of the alveoli.

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Smoking means air cannot...

Move in and out easily.

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Symptoms of smoking....

Constant breathlessness.

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Pneumonia is caused by...

A virus infection in the lungs.

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What happens during pneumonia?

Alveoli fill up with bacteria, pus and fluid.

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Symptoms...

Air is prevented from moving into lungs.

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Pneumonia treatment...

Antibiotics to clear lungs.