Friday, August 26, 2011
Asthma and Heart Failure
Sometimes the conditions of angina pectoris, such as chest tightness, may be misreceiven for an asthma attack. This could actually be the accumulation of fluid in the lungs by reason of heart failure. Warning signs include wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath. This condition is medically be familiar with as cardiac asthma. It is not very general and results in wheezing combined with heart failure.
This condition arises when there is an extreme reaction and blocking it may be edema of the lungs. It is a kind of breathing problem that results by reason of the sudden blockage of the pulmonary circulation. A few years ago, it was believed that this was the cause of fluid in the lungs. But lately, it is be familiar with that asthma attack can even happen without any fluid in the lungs. Cardiac asthma is actually the warning signs of heart failure and affects mostly older people who suffer from wheezing and shortness of breath.