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respirable

 [rĕ-spīr´ah-b'l]
1. suitable for respiration.
2. small enough to be inhaled, such as an irritating particle.

re·spir·a·ble

(re-spīr'ă-bĕl, res'pĭ-ră-bĕl),
Capable of being breathed.

respirable

/res·pir·a·ble/ (rĕ-spīr´ah-b'l)
1. suitable for respiration.
2. small enough to be inhaled.

respirable

(rĕs′pər-ə-bəl, rĭ-spīr′-)
adj.
1. Fit for breathing: respirable air.
2. Having characteristics, especially small size, that result in deposition in the lungs after inhalation: respirable particles.
3. Capable of being metabolized by respiration: a respirable substrate.

res′pi·ra·bil′i·ty n.

res·pir·a·ble

(res'pir-ă-bĕl)
Capable of being breathed.

res·pir·a·ble

(res'pir-ă-bĕl)
Capable of being breathed.

respirable

suitable for respiration.

Patient discussion about respirable

Q. Help her to breathe. My sixteen year old cousin (girl) who is wondering if she is suffering from asthma, anxiety or both. She is thin, healthy girl and have been very worried She have asthma and have been thinking about it constantly. When she exercise, she get more out of breath, more worn out, and her heart beats faster than other people. Sometimes her chest hurts, but people tell me that is from my chest muscles being worked. She get a little dizzy also. When she go to bed at night sometimes it seems hard to breathe. She can take a deep breath and everything but it seems hard or something. I know there isn't anything wrong with my heart because she had an EKG done recently and chest x-rays. That was fine. When it is hot humid and muggy outside she find it hard to breath. Do you think she have asthma. She don't have any coughing or any known wheezing. Could thinking about every breath she take seem like she have asthma? She really want to know and me too, what is going on! Please help her to breathe!!!!

A. PS--alcohol and cigarettes can cause this problem to(drugs)mrfoot56.

Q. What causes bad breath? I have bad breath for a long time. What causes it?

A. Here are some causes of bad breath:
A Dry mouth- Saliva helps cleanse and moisten your mouth. A dry mouth enables dead cells to accumulate on your tongue, gums and cheeks. These cells then decompose and cause odor. Dry mouth naturally occurs during sleep. It's what causes "morning breath." Dry mouth is even more of a problem if you sleep with your mouth open. Some medications as well as smoking can lead to a chronic dry mouth, as can a problem with your salivary glands.
Some Diseases can also cause bad breath- Chronic lung infections and lung abscesses can produce very foul-smelling breath. Other illnesses, such as some cancers and certain metabolic disorders, can cause a distinctive breath odor. Kidney failure can cause a urine-like odor, and liver failure may cause an odor described as "fishy." People with uncontrolled diabetes often have a fruity breath odor. Chronic reflux of stomach acids from your stomach (gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD)

Q. How to get rid of bad breath? My wife complains that I have bad breath. How can I get rid of it?

A. Consider that candida infection can make your breath worse. You might try cutting down on sugar and carbs.

"Bad breath can also be caused by a candida (yeast infection), you may have a constant white furry tongue. Look at cutting down your intake of sugars and processed foods, as well as those containing yeast. - Search for Anti-Candida diet on a search engine for more info"
http://www.wikihow.com/Fix-Bad-Breath-on-the-Spot

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On Tuesday, it said, the average 24-hour concentration of respirable particles was between 121 and 254 mg/m3depending on the location.
Because of the small size of the respirable particles and their negative effect on human health, the public and especially the vulnerable groups of population (children, older people, and patients) are advised to avoid circulating outdoors and exercising in open spaces during this event.
Realtime sampling can better pinpoint respirable silica sources that will need to be controlled to meet the revised standard and to help determine the feasibility and potential effectiveness of candidate exposure control options.
3 million workers are exposed to respirable crystalline silica in their workplaces, including 2 million construction workers who drill, cut, crush, or grind silica-containing materials such as concrete and stone, and 300,000 workers in general industry operations such as ready mixed and manufactured concrete, clay brick and foundries.
The sandstone formation underlying eastern Kentucky is >90% quartz (6), and dust generated during the slope cutting could expose miners to hazardous dust containing high concentrations of respirable crystalline silica.
These respirable pollutants not only harm the respiratory system but also enter the bloodstream.
When maintained, Fletcher's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHAJ-approved onboard dry dust collectors are proven to remove the respirable dust generated from roof bolting.
Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) released in the Federal Register its Final Rule for Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica.
According to the company, the iSPERSE (inhaled Small Particles Easily Respirable and Emitted) technology has the potential to solve significant limitations of other inhalation technologies available today, such as nebulizers, metered dose inhalers, and conventional lactose blend dry powder inhalers.
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The writ also claims Mr Cook "received no training about the hazards of asbestos" and he was "not advised and required to use breathing apparatus whenever he was working in an atmosphere contaminated with respirable asbestos fibres and dust".
The unit provides laminar air-flow across the operator, extracting airborne respirable dust particles towards the rear of the booth, away from the operator's breathing zone and operating with constant air flow, it prevents contamination of the surrounding area.