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bronchoconstriction

Definitions

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  • n. A narrowing of the air passages through the bronchi of the lungs

Etymologies

From broncho- +‎ constriction (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Exercise-induced asthma, more accurately called exercise-induced bronchoconstriction occurs when exercise triggers symptoms of asthma.

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  • Off the top of my head I can think of: viral infection, bacterial infection, cancer primary or secondary, chronic inflammation e.g. asbestosis, allergic reactions, bronchoconstriction, pulmonary oedema secondary to congestive heart failure.

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  • Soon after publication of this pharma-funded and likely ghost written study, Eric P. Brestel, M.D. of Greenville, NC wrote a Letter to the Editor of the Annals of Internal Medicine to express his concerns about the Edelman, et al study comparing montelukast with salmeterol in the long-term treatment of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction.

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  • Tightening of the muscles surrounding the airways (bronchoconstriction), extra mucus and swelling of the airway linings all add to the narrowing, which is called obstruction.

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  • A reversal of bronchoconstriction was noted on administration of the traditional medicine (Aluoch et al, 1987), indicating a reasonable level of efficacy.

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  • The "exercise-induced bronchoconstriction" or EIB endured by between 4 and 20 per cent of winter athletes is caused by the dryness of winter air, not its temperature.

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  • Cytokinetics is also conducting research and non-clinical development of compounds that inhibit smooth muscle contractility and which may be useful as potential treatments for diseases and conditions associated with excessive smooth muscle contraction, such as bronchoconstriction associated with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder COPD.

  • LABAs long-acting beta-2 agonists rapidly reduce bronchoconstriction, providing fast asthma relief during an attack.

  • Green Bay Packers on Sunday, the Giants will also be forced to battle paresthesia, bronchoconstriction and a persistent though not necessarily overwhelming sensation that they have to urinate.

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  • Cytokinetics is also conducting non-clinical development of compounds that inhibit smooth muscle contractility and which may be useful as potential treatments for diseases and conditions such as systemic hypertension or bronchoconstriction.

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