In this video we learn about asthma, an inflammation in the lungs that makes it difficult to breathe.
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That’s an inflammatory disease which means you have inflammation in your lungs. That’s called reversible obstructive airway disease and what that means is people have a hard time getting air out of their lungs because their lungs and their airway is kind of squeezed down. It’s reversible, meaning that you can take medicine. These different inhalers that you hear about, they can help make your lungs back to normal. And it’s related often times to allergies so people that are very allergic to things, pollens, and cats and dogs often times are at risk for asthma.