Hyperresponsiveness

Some articles on hyperresponsiveness:

Bronchial Hyperresponsiveness
... Bronchial hyperresponsiveness (or other combinations with airway or hyperreactivity) is a state characterised by easily triggered bronchospasm (contraction of the bronchioles or small ... Bronchial hyperresponsiveness can be assessed with a bronchial challenge test ... trigger bronchospasm in normal individuals as well, but people with bronchial hyperresponsiveness have a lower threshold ...
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Cause - Other Risk Factors
... Bronchial hyperresponsiveness, is a characteristic of asthma and refers to the increased sensitivity of the airways in response to an inhaled constrictor agonist ... In COPD, the presence of bronchial hyperresponsiveness predicts a worse course of the disease ... It is not known if bronchial hyperresponsiveness is a cause or a consequence of COPD ...