List of Respiratory Disorders, Characteristics, Symptoms, Cure, Respiration in Plants and Animals, Biology

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Here we have given the list of some Respiratory Disorders, their Symptoms and Cure:-

S. No. Respiratory Disorders Characteristics/Symptoms Cure
1 Bronchial Asthma
  • Narrowing of Bronchi and Spasm in Bronchial Muscles.
  • Coughing and difficulty in breathing. Mucous gland become overactive.
Avoid exposure to foreign substance or allergens.
2 Bronchitis
  • Hypertrophy and Hyperplasia of Seromucous gland and goblet cells lining the bronchi.
  • Regular coughing with thick greenish yellow sputum.
Use Bronchodilator Drugs. Avoid Smoking and Pollutants.
3 Pneumonia
  • Infection caused due to inflammation of the alveoli of lung.
  • Cause due to infection by Streptococcus Pneumoniae.
Use of antibiotics, Proper vaccination


4 Occupational Lung Disease
  • Exposure to potentially harmful chemicals e.g. Silicosis (due to exposure to Silic(a), Asbestosis (due to exposure to Asbestos), and fibrosis (proliferation of fibrous connective tissue).
Minimize the exposure to harmful dust, use Branchiodilators and Antibiotics.
5 Emphysema
  • Infection on abnormal distension of the bronchiole or alveolar sac.
  • Lung size is increased but ventilation is poor.
Use Branchiodilators, antibiotics and Oxygen therapy, Avoid exposure to cigarette and pollutants.
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