A person can live about 3 days without water and even longer without food, but they can only live about 4 minutes without this…
Respiratory System REVIEW
NOSE (1) MOUTH (2) PHARYNX (7) LARYNX (3) Respiratory System TRACHEA (8) LUNG (4) LEFT BRONCHUS (9) RIGHTBRONCHUS (5) BRONCHIOLE (10) DIAPHRAGM (6) ALVEOLI (11)
Definition of Asthma… A chronic breathing disease caused by allergies, physical exertion, or other factors.
What causes an asthma attack? • Smoke • Viruses • Hyperventilation • Exercise • Cold air • Dry air • Emotions, anxiety, or stress
Symptoms of an attack… • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PeehWsHKH4w&NR=1 • Wheezing (a raspy, squeaking, or whistling sound when you breathe) • Coughing • A feeling of tightness in the chest • Shortness of breath
What to do during an attack… • Use prescribed medicine • Use breathing strategies • Cough to loosen mucous • Monitor symptoms and call for help if they worsen
Review Homework: Create a possible survey about asthma. You will write a 3 question survey to be given to three different people. You must sample a wide audience. Each of the following must be included: one person at least three years younger than you, one classmate, one person at least ten years older than you.