Results for: Dyspnea

In Asthma

What is dyspnea?

According to the American Heritage Dictionary, dyspnea is difficulty in breathing, often as a result of a lung disease. It is also called "air hunger".
In Cardiovascular Health

Dyspnea and tachycardia?

Dyspnea is difficulty breathing or shortness of breath due toawareness of the process of breathing. Tachycardia is increasedheart rate when the heart is not being exerted. Bot (MORE)
In Sleep Disorders

What is the difference between the apnea and dyspnea?

Dyspnea is translated from medical terminology to mean difficult breathing, where some disease, reaction, or other stimulant has caused breathing to be obstructed or otherwise (MORE)
In Science

What is the difference between asthma and dyspnea?

Dyspnoea is the impairing cardical symtoms of asthma, but its accurate perception is also crucial for timely initiation of treatment. cheers Midwifery Student (3rd year)
In Head, Ears, and Nose

What is difference between dyspnea and hyperventilation?

Hyperventilation is excessive ventilation (breathing) in regards to the metabolic rate; i.e. excessive ventilation that is inappropriate. Dyspnea is the subjective and unplea (MORE)
In English Spelling and Pronunciation

How do you pronounce dyspnea?

The classical pronunciation is (dis-nee-uh) with a silent P, but in modern use it is often pronounced (disp-nee-uh) . It means a problem with breathing.
In Uncategorized

What causes Chronic dyspnea?

Chronic dyspnea can be caused by asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), bronchitis, emphysema, inflammation of the lungs, pulmonary hypertension, tumors, or dis (MORE)
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What causes acute dyspnea?

Most cases of acute dyspnea involve pulmonary (lung and breathing) disorders, cardiovascular disease, or chest trauma
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How is chronic dyspnea prevented?

Long-term prevention of chronic dyspnea includes such lifestyle choices as regular aerobic exercise and avoidance of smoking