Asthma Persuasive Speech

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Introduction Have you ever had any trouble breathing in your life? No? Well consider yourself lucky. Breathing is an essential thing to life. You don’t breathe, you don’t live. That’s just the way it is. When you breathe in, the lungs take that oxygen and release the carbon dioxide as a waste product into the atmosphere. This is what keeps the body regulated and gets the metabolism going. The process of aspiration is an ongoing phenomenon. Everyone is constantly breathing in and out because our lungs can only take in so much oxygen. We constantly breathe more and more to live. Now what if something were to go wrong with your lungs? What is you were to get some kind of disease that would affect the way you breathe forever. Some diseases can be tuberculosis, pneumonia, and lung cancer but I will be focusing on some of the more well-known and common ones like asthma and bronchitis. They occur in the lungs and the bronchial tubes and can both be controlled and treated. But why is it still so scary to have these diseases? It is crazy because it has been found that 1 in 7 deaths in the United States are from breathing disorders. These diseases are the third leading causes of death in the United States. Asthma is a disease which affects the airways of the lungs, causing a kind of wheezing whenever an individual breathes, coughing, and you would run out of breathe a lot quicker than an individual without asthma. The

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