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Glossary for Shallow respiration

Medical terms related to Shallow respiration or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
  • Accelerated silicosis: An occupation lung disease caused by breathing in silica dust over a long period of time. The lung damage becomes symptomatic and affects breathing and often causes weight loss as well.
  • Acute Silicosis: An occupation lung disease caused by breathing in high levels of silica dust.
  • Adult respiratory distress syndrome: A condition which is characterized by fulminant pulmonary interstitial alveolar oedema.
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: A degenerative motor neuron disease marked by weakness and wasting of the muscles which starts at the hands and legs and spreads to the rest of the body. Death occurs in 2 to 5 years. Also called Lou Gehrig's disease or wasting palsy.
  • Anxiety disorder: A mental condition that is characterized by anxiety and avoidance behaviours
  • Asthma: A condition which is characterized by recurrent attacks of paroxysmal dyspnoea
  • Atelectasis: is a collapse of lung tissue affecting part or all of one lung
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Breathing difficulties: Various types of breathing difficulty (dyspnea).
  • Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Bronchiectasis: Chronic bronchiole dilation from secretions and blockages.
  • Bronchiolitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the bronchioles
  • COPD: Severe obstruction of bronchial air flow typically from bronchitis and/or emphysema.
  • Cardiogenic shock: an inadequate circulation of blood due to primary failure of the ventricles of the heart to function effectively
  • Chest pain: Any chest pain must be considered as cardiac in origin until proven otherwise.
  • Coma: Loss of consciousness for a long period
  • Emphysema: Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is defined as an abnormal, permanent enlargement of the air spaces distal to the terminal bronchioles accompanied by destruction of their walls and without obvious fibrosis.
  • Encephalopathy: Any degenerative condition which affects ones brain
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Fibrosing alveolitis: A condition characterized by abnormalities in the fibrous tissues between lung alveoli which results in inflammation.
  • Flail Chest: abnormal movement of a portion of the chest wall
  • Flail chest: abnormal movement of a portion of the chest wall
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome: An acute condition which is characterized by polyradiculoneuropathy that affects the peripheral nervous system
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome: An acute condition which is characterized by polyradiculoneuropathy that affects the peripheral nervous system
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Heat exhaustion: major cause of preventable morbidity worldwide
  • Heat stroke: it is a life threatening condition. It is hyperthermia in an advanced state
  • Hepatic encephalopathy: Caused by marked liver disease that results in disturbances of consciousness
  • Hyperventilation: Abnormally fast and deep breathing.
  • Hypovolemia: a state of decreased blood volume; more specifically, decrease in volume of blood plasma
  • Infantile apnea: A disorder where infants stop breathing temporarily.
  • Injury: Any damage inflicted in the body
  • Ketoacidosis: A condition which is characterized by acidosis and the accumulation of ketone bodies in the body
  • Lung symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both lungs.
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Multiple Sclerosis: Autoimmune attack on spinal nerves causing diverse and varying neural problems.
  • Muscular Dystrophy: Any of various muscle wasting diseases
  • Myasthenia Gravis: An autoimmune disorder which interferes with nerve impulses to muscles and hence results in weak, easily fatigued muscles.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Parkinson's Disease: Degenerative brain condition characterised by tremor.
  • Pericarditis: Inflammation of the pericardium that surrounds the heart
  • Peritonitis: Inflammation of the peritoneum.
  • Pleural effusion: A fluid collection between the layers that surround the lungs and chest wall.
  • Pleurisy: Inflammation of the pleura.
  • Pneumoconiosis: A group of lung diseases caused by inhaling dust.
  • Pneumonia: Lung infection or inflammation (as a symptom)
  • Pneumothorax: pneumothorax is the collection of air in the space around the lungs and chest wall
  • Precordial catch syndrome: A harmless condition involving chest pain that worsens when breathing in deeply and usually only lasts from a half to three minutes. It most often occurs in children and teenagers and sometimes in adults. The chest pain is localized and deep breathing can result in a "popping" feeling after which the pain quickly dissipates. The condition may occur infrequently or several times a day.
  • Pulmonary edema: A condition which is characterized by engorgement of the pulmonary vessels and transudation of fluid into the alveoli
  • Pulmonary embolism: The occurrence of an embolism which blocks blood vessels in the lungs
  • Rapid breathing: Breathing rate increased (tachypnea)
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Septic shock: serious medical condition caused by decreased tissue perfusion and oxygen delivery as a result of infection and sepsis, though the microbe may be systemic or localized to a particular site
  • Shock: Physical and mental reaction to reduced circulation
  • Siderosis: Deposits of iron oxide dust in the lungs usually occurs in an occupational setting.
  • Silicosiderosis: A lung disorder caused by breathing in dust containing iron and silica.
  • Silicosis: An occupation lung disease caused by breathing in silica dust.
  • Sleep disorders: Any condition which affects ones sleep
  • Spinal cord injury: spinal cord injury causes myelopathy or damage to white matter or myelinated fiber tracts that carry sensation and motor signals to and from the brain
  • Spira syndrome: Chronic fluoride intoxication that can occur from flouridated water as well as exposure to vapors or dusts from various industries, agricultures or mines. The main symptoms are teeth anomalies and gastrointestinal symptoms.
  • Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
  • Ventricular septal defect: An abnormal connection between the 2 lower chambers (ventricles) of the heart.

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