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Respiratory conditions

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Glucocorticosteroids for the Treatment of Respiratory Conditions | myVMC

Definition of glucocorticosteroids Glucocorticoids for the treatment of respiratory conditions How glucocorticosteroids work Prodrug formulations Initiating glucocorticosteroid therapy Systemic formulations

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Smoke hazard from bushfires

Exposure to smoke from fires can worsen asthma and other respiratory conditions, cause coughing and shortness of breath and irritate the eyes, nose and throat.

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Asthma- causes, symptoms and medications

Asthma is a chronic allergic condition of the respiratory system which causes inflammation and symptoms like shortness of breath. It is a common condition in Australia.

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Respiratory tract infections A-Z | NPS MedicineWise

An AZ of respiratory tract infections. This includes conditions such as bronchitis, croup, influenza, pneumonia, and whooping cough.

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Lungs and respiratory

Find health conditions articles related to lungs and respiratory.

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respiratory problems (respiratory disorders) | NPS MedicineWise

Find out about health conditions in the respiratory problems category. Youll find reliable, independent information for consumers and health professionals about conditions and related medical tests and treatments. The respiratory problems category is also known as respiratory disorders, breathing disorders, breathing problems, lung problems and pulmonary diseases.

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Idiopathic Subglottic Stenosis (ISS) (Idiopathic laryngotracheal stenosis (ILTS)) (Idiopathic tracheal stenosis) | myVMC

Home > Diseases > Idiopathic Subglottic Stenosis (ISS) (Idiopathic laryngotracheal stenosis (ILTS)) (Idiopathic tracheal stenosis)

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What is asthma? - An Asthma Australia site

Asthma is a long-term lung condition. People with asthma have sensitive airways in their lungs which react to triggers, causing a flare-up.

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Asthma - Farmer Health | Farmer Health

Asthma is a lung condition which causes the air passages (bronchi) of the lungs to become narrow, making it hard to breathe. There may be swelling of the airways, more mucous being produced and spasms of the airways. Farmers and...

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Emphysema Category: Lung and Airway Health Topic: Emphysema Send by email View as PDF Send by post Emphysema is a condition where there is an over-inflation of structures in the lungs known as alveoli or air sacs

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