Video individual - Health Channel

Asthma Process

Dr. Javier Hiriart, Pediatrician at Family Medicine Center at West Kendall Baptist Hospital explains with a bio digital imaging how the asthma development occurs. Catching a cold, cold air or a perfume, for example, starts to change natural breathe process, because the patient gets the trigger for smooth muscle in the airways to kind of start to constrict and get the bronchospasm, the specialist affirms. Before puberty it is most common to see asthma in boys and girls, but in adulthood it is most common to see it in women than men. “There is no real reason for that," says Doctor Hiriart.

DISCLAIMER: The information and opinions expressed in the programs on this channel and website are intended to address specific questions asked or situations described in each particular program, are for educational purposes only, and are not designed to constitute advice or recommendations as to any disease, ailment, or physical condition. You should not act or rely upon any information contained in these programs without seeking the advice of your personal physician or a qualified medical provider. If you have any questions about the information or opinions expressed, please contact your doctor or other medical professional.