Respiratory system

  •                Respiratory System

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases:

  • lung deseases that block airflow
  • Blockage damages the lungs

 

Structure:

  • Lungs
  • Nasal cavity
  • Mouth
  • Larynx
  • Pharynx
  • Trachea
  • Bronchioles
  • Alveoli
  • Muscle(diaphragm,intercostal muscle,abdominal muscle, etcetera)

Gas Exchange

  • Main function of the system

 

COPD

  • Smoking
  • Exposure yo certain gases
  • Second hand smoke
  • Cooking fire without proper ventilation

Syptoms:

  • Wheezing
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Respiratory infection
  • No exercise
  • Fatigue
  • Chest tightness

Tratments:

  • Brochodilators
  • Oxigen therapy

Smoking:nicotine

  • Might get addicted mirroring someone
  • Person might just want to try

Why it’s hard to stop

  • They get addicted to the relief sensation

Effects of tobacco smoking

  • Irritation of trachea
  • Reduce lung function and inability to breath
  • Impairments of the lungs
  • Increase risk of lung infection
  • permanent damage

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