The trachea or the windpipe as referred by many is a hollow tube like structure that is used for breathing. It is a part of respiratory system. In adults trachea is almost 1 inch in diameter and 5 to 6 …

Kussmaul respiration is an abnormal pattern of respiration characterized by deep and hurried breathing. It is one of the most distinctive feature of diabetic ketoacidosis, a serious metabolic complication of diabetes with associated dysfunction of kidneys.

Kussmaul breathing causes low …

Bronchi are tube like hollow structure through which air passes down into the tiny alveoli and the lung tissue. Bronchi are made up of smooth muscles. Bronchospasm is defined as abnormal contraction of smooth muscle of bronchus and the tiny …

Hyperventilation syndrome is a common occurrence and many people are known to suffer from this respiratory disorder. The condition is characterized by deep and rapid breathing which is usually associated with anxiety and stress. When you breathe you inhale oxygen …

Bronchitis is a disease of respiratory tract. The air inspired passes through tubes called bronchi into the lungs. Inflammation of bronchial tubes in medical term is known as bronchitis. Inflammatory changes in bronchi leads to excessive production of mucus and …

Acidosis develops when there is excessive acid in the body. Respiratory acidosis is a clinical condition in which the body is not able to flush out all the carbon dioxide from the blood. Exchange of gasses from the blood is …