Bronchospasm

Definition of Bronchospasm:

Sudden involuntary contraction of the smooth muscles surrounding the bronchial tubes, and therefore also the air passages in the lungs.

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Asthma

...our question about Breathing difficulty caused by cold weather
“Asthma attacks are usually triggered by the body's response to an allergy, but inhaling cold air can also trigger bronchospasms.”

Post-Nasal Drip

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“...This drip can in turn be responsible for the development of a secondary cough due to irritation of the larynx, and bronchospasm in asthmatic individuals.”
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Shortness Of Breath

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“...Causes of acute shortness of breath include ... Bronchospasm (a temporary narrowing of the airways into the lungs)...”
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Sulfite Sensitivity

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“...In one study the oxidative action of vitamin B12 was able to block a sulfite-induced bronchospasm in 4 out of 5 asthmatic children...”

Zeolites

...as a treatment
“...Asthmatic patients are exposed to pollen, dust, molds, air polluted by chemicals and smog – all of which may initiate bronchospasm (wheezing)...”
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