Respiratory Diseases & Conditions
Costochondristis is a painful and serious lifelong condition which affects many people of different ages. Symptoms vary from chest pain, to shoulder pain to back pain.
Learn how a Bloodclot in your lung can cause serious medical problems. Learn the signs and symptoms of pulmonary embolism and what the causes are.
The estimated incidence is 1 million cases per year, with most effusions caused by congestive heart failure, malignancy, infections, and pulmonary emboli. The estimated prevalence is 320 cases per 100,000 people in...
All respiratory diseases are detected through radiography investigations. Even if they are not, x-rays are still required to rule them out. You need to know the normal x-ray before detecting disorders
Chronic obstructive is a type of obstructive lung disease characterized by chronically poor airflow. It typically worsens over time.
Is there a difference between pneumonia, walking pneumonia and pneumonitis? What are their causes and how can these conditions affecting the lungs be treated?
After a pulmonary embolism or DVT many patients have no idea what they need to know or what questions that they should be asking their doctors. This is a list of questions that patients can take to their doctors after...
Trace the pathway a molecule of oxygen takes after it is inhaled through the nose.
The effects of medical marijuana on lungs are unclear. Study on cannabis show evidence of lung damage, risk of lung cancer, emphysema and COPD.
There are some cells involved in inflammatory processes. These specific inflammatory cells are called granulomas. These granulomas form nodules and settle in several organs.
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