|Definition||A bronchial disease that is characterized by chronic inflammation and narrowing of the airways, which is caused by a combination of environmental and genetic factors. The disease has_symptom recurring periods of wheezing (a whistling sound while breathing), has_symptom chest tightness, has_symptom shortness of breath, has_symptom mucus production and has_symptom coughing. The symptoms appear due to a variety of triggers such as allergens, irritants, respiratory infections, weather changes, exercise, stress, reflux disease, medications, foods and emotional anxiety.
bronchial hyperreactivity [EXACT]
chronic obstructive asthma [EXACT]
chronic obstructive asthma with acute exacerbation [EXACT]
chronic obstructive asthma with status asthmaticus [EXACT]
Exercise induced asthma [EXACT]
exercise-induced asthma [EXACT]
is_a bronchial disease