What Is Chronic Bronchial Asthma?

What is chronic bronchial asthma?

Chronic bronchial asthma refers to an underlying asthmatic problem in patients in whom the asthma has become so persistent that clinically significant chronic airflow obstruction is present despite anti-asthmatic therapy. The symptoms of chronic bronchitis are generally also present.

There is no clear cause of chronic bronchial asthma. However, smoking and exposure to environmental toxins might play a role.

Symptoms of chronic bronchial asthma include:

  • wheezing
  • shortness of breath
  • recurrent infections
  • cough

These symptoms also occur when you simply have asthma. It tends to have increased severity and frequency of these complaints when you have chronic bronchial asthma.

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