Jared Honigman, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

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Asthma

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways whereby bronchial hyperresponsiveness from exposure to a variety of stimuli results in an exaggerated bronchoconstrictor response, causing recurrent episodes of coughing, wheezing, breathlessness, or chest tightness. The resulting airflow obstruction is usually reversed spontaneously or with asthma treatment. Often misused interchangeably with asthma, “reactive airway disease”…

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