By definition, asthma is an inflammatory condition of the lungs that makes it difficult to breathe. It’s an inflammatory and bronchoconstrictive disease. “Two things happen in the lungs of those suffering from asthma– constriction and inflammation and people have different percentages of each type. Constriction is the tightening of the muscles that surround the airways. Inflammation is the swelling and irritation of those airways which leads to wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, or worse,” says Dr. Jackie.
Now, asthma sufferers can breathe a little easier knowing there’s a new and more accurate way to help doctors treat this condition.
“Appearing on “The Balancing Act” is a great opportunity to introduce viewers to NIOX MINO, a small handheld device which measures nitric oxide in a single breath,” she adds. “Measuring exhaled nitric oxide or eNO helps determine the level of airway inflammation, the underlying problem in asthma. By measuring eNO and inflammation the doctor can really focus in on the most accurate treatment through medications--
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*Aerocrine is a medical company with a medical device and therefore fully regulated by the FDA. The NIOX MINO is the only FDA cleared device for measuring eNO available in the US.
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