Collection: Respiratory System

The respiratory system is comprised of the nasal cavity, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles and lungs. Its function is the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the body and air as well as acid/base balance regulation and phonation.

Common Ailments:

  • Asthma.
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • Pneumonia.
  • Bronchitis.
  • Influenza (Flu).
  • Tuberculosis (TB).
  • Emphysema.
  • Lung cancer.
  • Pulmonary fibrosis.
  • Sleep apnea.