Infections and diseases that affect the respiratory organs of the body are termed as respiratory disorders. The respiratory tract consists of the upper respiratory tract, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, pleura and the pleural cavity, nerves and muscles which help in breathing. Mild infections like common cold to life threatening diseases like pulmonary embolism are a part of the disorders of the respiratory system. These disorders are divided into 4 types- obstructive conditions, restrictive conditions, vascular conditions and infectious diseases. A few common respiratory diseases include- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, asthma and pneumonia. Regular breathing exercises help throw out all the dust from the tract to prevent infections.
HOW IS RESPIRATORY DISORDERS DIAGNOSED?
Common cold is one of the most common respiratory infections